Phils drop low-scoring affair to the surging Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday.
In another clash of relievers, Philadelphia for the start from Kyle Gibson who posted 4 2/3 innings with 3 earned runs off 7 hits and 4 walks, Gibson managed to strike out 5.
To The Action
Adding to his MVP-type numbers, Bryce Harper started the scoring with a 355-foot bomb in the very first inning. An Omar Narvaez double that scored Kolton Wong, and things were knotted up at 1-1.
A Daniel Vogelberg bases-loaded walk pushed the Brewers to a 2-1 lead followed by Christian Yelich beating out an infield single that scored Freddy Peralta.
Philly had some fight and cut it to a 3-2 game when Harper drew a bases-loaded walk that sent Travis Jankowski home. JT Realmuto grounded into a 6-4 force that witnessed Kyle Gibson scoring and evening things at 3-3.
Connor Brogdon matched up against Eduardo Escobar (2 for 4 a run scored and an RBI) that didn’t end well for Brogdon. A 404 foot shot to right field boosted Milwaukee to the victory.
What About the Pitching?
After Gibson made his exit, it was Connor Brogdon with 1 1/3 innings with one hit, the home-run, and a strikeout. The homer dropped Brogdon toa 5-4 record.
Jose Alvardo and Sam Coonrod each saw action for an inning with Coonrod striking out the side.
Milwaukee also employed a wealth of pitchers with Peralta, Brent Suter, Aaron Ashby, who got the win to go 2-0, Brad Boxberger, Devin Williams and Josh Hader who picked up the save.
Phils Drop Another
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