Giants lefty Ty Blach undoubtedly remembers his only career start against the Phillies. That’s because it happened to be his first shutout, coming on June 2 opposite his Saturday opponent, Jerad Eickhoff.
The Phillies will miss one of the hottest hitters in baseball a little while longer.They announced shortly before Friday night’s game against the Giants at AT&T Park that Odubel Herrera has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.
Phillies right-hander Zach Eflin left Friday night’s 10-2 loss to the Giants at AT&T Park after the fifth inning because of discomfort in his right shoulder. He stressed that leaving the game was precautionary, but he will be examined further Saturday. Eflin missed time earlier this season in Triple-A because of a strained right elbow.
The Giants wasted no time in becoming the latest National League West team to see Phillies starter Zach Eflin well, notching three runs in the first and adding three more over the second and third innings in San Francisco’s 10-2 win over Philadelphia on Friday.
Phillies right-hander Aaron Nola has been pitching like an ace since the middle of June, but he struggled in Thursday night’s 5-4 loss to the Giants at AT&T Park. He allowed seven hits, five runs and three walks and struck out three in five innings to snap his historic run of 10 consecutive starts of […]
Two pitchers with nearly identical season ERAs square off in the second game of a four-game set Friday at AT&T Park. Giants lefty Matt Moore will face Phillies righty Zach Eflin.
Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said he plans to have Cameron Rupp catch Nola and Jerad Eickhoff exclusively, at least until Andrew Knapp returns from the 10-day disabled list sometime next month. Rookie Jorge Alfaro will be an option to catch the team’s other three starters, although Rupp will be in the mix there, too.
It seems more and more likely that Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera is headed to the 10-day disabled list. He did not start for the third consecutive game Thursday night against the Giants at AT&T Park. He continues to feel soreness in his left hamstring.
The Giants’ outfield of Jarrett Parker, Denard Span and Hunter Pence combined to generate most of the club’s offense Thursday night in a 5-4 victory over the Phillies that opened a four-game series.
It’s not a stretch to say that the Phillies’ 2017 season has been disappointing; general manager Matt Klentak said as much in May.
Aaron Nola has quietly been one of baseball’s best pitchers this year. The young right-hander will hope to to turn around Philadelphia’s recent woes as the Phillies and Giants open a four-game set at AT&T Park on Thursday. San Francisco will counter with Jeff Samardzija.