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Phillies let series finale with Reds slip away, win streak snapped at four

Phillies let series finale with Reds slip away, win streak snapped at four

Aggressiveness is usually a good thing on the baseball diamond, but it's something that can be overdone. Unfortunately, the Phillies and Bryce Harper encountered just that on Sunday afternoon.Ahead 3-1 in the fifth with two outs and Rhys Hoskins at the plate, Harper attempted to steal home but was thrown out on a close play. At the time, it just seemed to be a questionable decision. However, Phillies' starter Aaron Nola encountered some trouble in the seventh, and Jose Alvarez surrendered two hits on four pitches. The Reds went on to secure a 4-3 win at Citizens Bank Park, snapping a...
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2019 Phillies Report Cards: May

2019 Phillies Report Cards: May

A mostly successful month ended at the start of a slide, though the team still clings to first place in the East We carry on with part two of this season’s monthly verdicts. You can revisit April’s grades here, or in the tables below. Stats are through games on 5/31 Pitchers The Good Hector Neris was lights-out ... Jose Alvarez had a redemptive turn after a rought start to his year ... Zach Eflin was the best starter for a second straight month, even if it was a closer race this time ... Aaron Nola more closely resembled his 2018 form, albeit still with more walks than usual. The...

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