Phillies make Reds History

You must have been on another planet or at best somewhere remote outside of the baseball world if you haven’t already heard of the 22-1 win the Phillies posted against The Reds last night. History in the making, the Phillies gave The Reds the largest deficit loss in their club history, it wasn’t just that they sent their ace starter to the dug out in two thirds of an inning, nor was it the fact that the Phillies were well on their way to batting around twice in the first, it is the things that in a different game would have been the headlines.

Cole Hamels went seven innings giving up 3 hits and 1 run throwing just 92 pitches with 61 of them for strikes. He must of been feeling good, at the plate he had a double, a single, 2 RBI’s and scored 2 runs, a week ago Jimmy Rollins would have killed for those in game stats. – Well Done Cole.

The Reds pitching staff threw more pitches in the first 3 inning than Hamels threw for seven, in total The Reds pitching staff threw over 200 pitches combined, with only about 60% of them for strikes. You know a pitching staff is having a tough night when they throw **** into pitch the 8th inning.

Jayson Werth hit a grand slam, okay so it was off the SS pitching, but even so it’s still a stat and would have been a headline in any other game.

Jimmy Rollins went 3 for 4 with 2 walks, with Jimmy’s first half slump, I think worthy of a headline.

Ryan Howard homerless again, it’s nice that he is in the Home Run Derby, but I would much prefer him to hit homers in games that count, maybe the possible return of Raul Ibanez this week will inspire Ryan to go long.

Phillies BullPen threw 2 scorless innings to close out the game, again with their performance over recent weeks this would have been a headline in a diferent game.

With all this in the first of 4 games against The Reds you have wonder if they can keep it up, I am sure The Reds are wondering what they can do tonight, they face the 5-0 Happ with a 2.96 ERA, I am not sure there is light at the end of the tunnel for The Reds at CBP.

For a diferent point of view I have decided to watch tonights game with The Reds commentary, just to see how they feel about a Phillies team that really showed no mercy last night. Lets hope the Phillies didn’t blow a weeks worth of offense in one night.

Almost Finally, in case you hadn’t noticed I added the word Phillies to my Blog name just so those who haven’t read it know it’s about the Phillies.



5 Comments on “Phillies make Reds History”

  1. carolmwl says:

    Hi, Brit,
    It WAS wonderful, wasn’t it? The only way it could have been better was if it had been the Mets instead of the Reds. Ah, well…but that’s just me. =)

    So what did the Reds sportscasters have to say? You said you listened to them…

    After all the really frustrating games we had in June, it’s so nice to relax and watch these July games. =)

    Can it be that it is all coming together for the Phils, at just the right time?

    carol How ‘Bout Those Phils?

  2. orangebirds says:

    Wow, what a game. I am an O’s fan, but still I give props to the Phils, that was a blowout! My fave game of the year for the O’s was when they came back and beat the Red Sox outscoring them 10-1 in the final two innins. ahha. please comment on my blog if you can, it is pretty well known. It is called birdland blog. thanks. go o’s!

  3. Jane Heller says:

    What a score! Yikes! It must feel good as a Phillies fan who endured the bad stretch your guys had to see them come roaring back like this – especially Rollins. He’s too good a player to stay down for long.

  4. Kaybee says:

    Wow, that sounds like an amazing game. You guys certainly had plenty of insurance!! That is so cool!!

  5. orangebirds says:

    Thanks so much on commenting! I told you I would be back. 🙂 Yeah the Phils did help us out with that sweep, haah, feels like the only one of the season. lol. 🙂 well, the wieters era hopefully will go for the better! Please hit me up again!
    ==O’s fan==

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