Phils Toppled By Brew Crew, 10-0

The Philadelphia Phillies, (71-67) dropped the first game against the Milwaukee Brewers who improve to an 85-54 record on the season. With the win, Milwaukee has an 11 game lead over second-place Cincinnati.

For Philadelphia to be considered a serious contender for post-season play, Aaron Nola must start to dominate. While not pitching bad in this one, Nola only managed 5 innings allowing 6 hits, 3 earned runs with a pair of walks, and two strikeouts.

His opponent, Eric Lauer was much better and went 7 innings with 4 hits and seven strikeouts. Brewers manager, Craig Counsell was very happy with the Lauer outing. “I thought he was excellent, just in complete control of the game, complete control of the hitters, complete control of the counts” the manager gushed.

To The Action

Eduardo Escobar led the offensive production with a two-run ground-rule double and an RBI single that made it a 9-0 game.

Ramon Rosso got hit around in relief of Nola with the Brewers scoring 3 runs off 2 hits in his 2/3 of an inning. Cam Bedrosian and Enyel De Los Santos also saw action in this one.

Against Milwaukee this season, Philadelphia is now 5-1 and the same squads square again on Wednesday evening.

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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.

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