What a Difference Forty Minutes Makes

What a difference forty minutes makes for the Phightins. Phillies split with Marlins, 5-2, and 7-0 with Friday night doubleheader. Matt Moore toed the rubber in Phil’s first game back since the All-Star break. He went 4 1/3 innings allowing a half dozen hits, (for you Mets fans, that’s 6), 2 earned runs and 9 k’s. Travis Jankowski  (3 for 3 with 4 RBIs) enjoyed the biggest game of his professional career and “The Ronald” Torreyes supplied the fifth Phillies run.

Game One

Jankowski kicked things off with a broken-bat seeing-eye double that played all three runners who were on board. Jon Berti and Miquel Rojas each picked up RBI doubles that made it a 3-2 contest. Jankowski stepped up again with an RBI single. Torreyes got it to 5-2 with a single to put the finishing touches on the 5-2 win.

Game Two

This game was like death and taxes. Didi Gregorious made an error on the game’s first pitch and Sterling Marte stepped up with a two-run jack. Jesus Aguilar (3 for 4, 1 run scored, and 4 RBI) pushed it 3-0, Marti with a double to get it to 4-0, with Aquila’s slamming a three-run blast to complete the 7-0 rout.

Jordan Halloway was great for the Marlins with his five innings that witnessed 2 walks and 6 strikeouts. Zach Eflin was not on his game from the opening pitch and struggled thru 3 2/3 innings allowing 5 runs on 6 hits with a pair of walks. As hot as the Philadelphia offense has been, the downtime showed in this one and the Phils only registered two hits. What a difference forty minutes makes for the Phightins. Let’s see how the rest of the series plays out.

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