The Philadelphia Phillies with a come from behind win made it five wins in a row. A 7-6 win to sweep the four-game series with the Washington Nationals. Bryce Harper did what Harper does against his former team with his 250th career home run
Aaron Nola, went 5 innings with 5 hits, 5 earned runs walking three, and fanning 7. Enyel De Los Santos, Jose Alvarado,, Mauricio Llovera, and Archie Bradley combined for four innings. Each nabbing one inning each with the only damage was Alvarado surrendering 3 hits and Bradley, a pair. “The Ronald” Torreyes, kicked off the scoring with an RBI single before Harper crushed a ball to dead center for his historic 250th.
Washington fought back off a Carter Kieboom single that cut the lead in half, 2-1. After knotting it up, Phillie killer, Josh Bell went yard with a three-run shot to put the Nationals in the drive’s seat at 5-2. Odubel Herrera cut it 5-3 with a SAC fly and the ever-reliable, JT Realmuto leveled the score with a two-run double.
Rhys Hosking answered with another two-run double for a 7-5 Philly advantage. Juan Soto scored on a Bradley error to cap the 7-6 affair. Philadelphia now embarks on what may be their biggest weekend of the season, taking on the first place, New York Mets who hold a 1/2 game lead over your Phillies. The win marks the first time since May 14th that the Phils are three games over .500. The Philadelphia Phillies with a come from behind win.
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.