Kris Benson, SP NYM
News: Kris Benson surrendered five hits and two runs in 4 2/3 innings Thursday against the Phillies. He struck out six and walked a pair in his first action of 2005.
Analysis: Benson looked sharp, but was on a strict pitch count. If he could have retired one more batter, he could have gotten the win. He finished with 88 pitches, 52 for strikes.