Eflin Gets Lit Up

Eflin gets lit up, 5-1. Zach Eflin got lit up in the opening inning when he allowed a pair of two-run homers to boost the Washington Nationals to a defeat of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Josh Bell and Kyle Schwerber each collected two-run shots to propel the Nats to victory. Eflin went 6 innings allowing 5 runs off 7 hits with 2 walks and 9 strikeouts.

For the Nats, Patrick Corbin matched and raised Eflin with seven innings, 5 hits, 1 run, and 9 strikeout outing. The Nats victory ends a four-game losing skein.

Philly started with an Andrew McCutcheon double which resulted in McCutcheon scoring on a double steal to put the Phils up,1-0. That turned out to be their highlight in this game. Tanner Rainey, Daniel Hudson, and Austin Voth three two scoreless innings after Corbin exited. Eflin gets lit up.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.