• August 8, 2022

Notes From The Phillies’ 4-2 Loss To Atlanta

The Philadelphia Phillies lost their third straight game on Saturday night, falling to the Braves 4-2. Their record drops to 61-94.

On The Mound

  • Henderson Alvarez got the start, and pitched five scoreless innings, giving up five hits and three walks.
  • Kevin Siegrist gave up a run in the sixth.
  • Adam Morgan pitched a scoreless seventh.
  • Luis Garcia blew the game in the eighth inning, allowing three runs to score.
  • Hoby Milner came out to record the final out of the frame in relief of Garcia.

At The Plate

  • The offense generated just two runs on eight hits.
  • Odubel Herrera hit out of the leadoff spot, and went 0-4.
  • Freddy Galvis went 1-4 with a single.
  • Nick William went 1-4 with a single.
  • Rhys Hoskins doubled home one of the team’s only runs.
  • Aaron Altherr took an 0-4 with three strikeouts.
  • J.P. Crawford went 1-3 with a single and a walk.
  • Cameron Rupp got a start at catcher, and went 1-3 with a single.
  • Tommy Joseph had a pinch-hit single.

Final Thoughts

The Phillies blew a winnable game tonight.

The offense just wasn’t able to add to their early lead, and the young bullpen was unable to protect a one-run lead late in the game.

Denny Basens

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One Comment

  • the tank is on —
    Phils just tied SF for the worst record in MLB. Detroit lost six straight and are now only one game behind SF and Phils. Chicago White Sox 2 games behind worst record in baseball. STOP WINNING we want the first overall selection. Brutal season, worst team in baseball all year, unwatchable, now in the last a couple weeks they decide to start winning when everyone wants them to go down in defeat.

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