Phillies Drop First Game To A’s

The old saying is, “You Can’t Win Em All”. The Philadelphia Phillies drop the first game to A’s in the final game of the series. Daulton Jefferies allowed just two Phillies hits in 5 innings to propel the Oakland A’s to a 4-1 victory on a cold ugly Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia.

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Phillies Drop First Game

Talk about a roster flip, the Philly hits were delivered by, Garrett Stubb and Johan Camargo. Zach Eflin, coming off an injury, went four innings allowing 2 walks and whiffing 3 on 68 pitches. Tony Kemp delivered a two-run single in the ninth but not before Elvis Andrus doubled off Bailey Falter and scored on a bloop single from Seth Brown. The Fightin’s continued using the log ball with Jean Segura connecting on his second in two days. Phillies drop first game To A’s this gloomy Sunday afternoon.

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The Oakland win was the first for Manager, Mark Kotsay. Billy McKinney became joined an elite club becoming the 1,000 players to play for the Philadelphia, Kansas City, Oakland Athletics. The New York Mets head to Citizens Bank Park tomorrow to start the divisional series. For more Phillies coverage click here.

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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