Zach Eflin struggles through four innings, Phillies bats fall silent in 9-1 loss to Brewers

The Phillies scored at least six runs in three-straight games before screeching Sunday to a halt. The lone baserunner was Andrew Knapp with a solo homer.

Zach Eflin struggles through four innings, Phillies bats fall silent in 9-1 loss to Brewers

The Phillies scored at least six runs in three-straight games before screeching Sunday to a halt. The lone baserunner was Andrew Knapp with a solo homer.

Phillies move Vince Velasquez to the bullpen, return Nick Pivetta to rotation

Vince Velasquez’ performance on Friday night provided the Phillies enough confidence to move the powerful-throwing righthander to bullpen and return Nick Pivetta to the starting rotation.

Phillies move Vince Velasquez to the bullpen, return Nick Pivetta to rotation

Vince Velasquez’ performance on Friday night provided the Phillies enough confidence to move the powerful-throwing righthander to bullpen and return Nick Pivetta to the starting rotation.

Phillies beat Brewers behind Jake Arrieta’s impressive eight innings

Arrieta was excellent. He struck out eight batters, walked just one, and allowed two runs on five hits. He allowed just one run to reach second base in the first six innings.

Phillies beat Brewers behind Jake Arrieta’s impressive eight innings

Arrieta was excellent. He struck out eight batters, walked just one, and allowed two runs on five hits. He allowed just one run to reach second base in the first six innings.
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Phillies create rotation vacancy, send Cole Irvin to triple A

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