A Disappointing Night

The Phillies have a very disappointing night in a loss to the Blue Jays, 4-0. When your starting pitcher gives up three runs before he records six outs, chances are not good for a victory. When your offense strikes out 14 times and does not score a single run, you simply are not winning.

Earlier in the season, it was the bullpen that was problematic but, they seem to get things together and with Archie Bradley pitching a rehab assignment in Lehigh Valley, there is more hope. Aaron Nola (6 2/3 innings, 3 earned runs, 1 walk, and 8 strikeouts) started off quite shaky but settled in to keep the Philadelphia squad in the game.

Matt Moore went the final 1 1/3 giving up an unearned run when Nick Maton couldn’t handle a throw from Andrew McCutcheon to allow the run to score. Maton was good in the batter’s box with his 2 for 4. Rhys Hoskins is showing signs of breaking out of his slump going 2 for 2 with a double and a walk. Vlad Guerrero Jr. went yard for the second straight game for the Blue Jays.

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Bryce Harper is “day to day” with right shoulder stiffness. JT Realmuto was lifted for a pinch hitter, so something not right there. In his final at-bat of the night. Andrew McCutcheon rubbed his eyes several times. The Phillies have a very disappointing night.

Kevin Neibauer
Kevin Neibauer

Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.

Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.

A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.

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