• Steve Potter

4/19/21 : Game Seventeen

Game Summary : Giants 10 Phillies 7

Nick Maton doubled to score Mickey Moniak ( singled ) in the second inning.

Brad Miller hit a three run home run in the third inning scoring Bryce Harper and JT Realmuto ( both singled ) in front of him.

Buster Posey led off the fifth inning with a home run for San Francisco. Tommy La Stella hit a two run home run later in the inning scoring Darin Ruf ( walked ) ahead of him.

Alec Bohm homered in the bottom of the fifth inning scoring Bryce Harper ( walked ) in front of him.

Buster Posey hit another solo home run in the sixth inning.

Alex Dickerson hit a three run homer for the Giants in the eighth inning. Wilmer Flores hit a pinch hit three run homer in the same inning.

Rhys Hoskins hit a solo home run in the ninth inning.

On The Hill :

Zack Wheeler ( FB 96-98 ) went 5 2/3 innings - 4 R, 5 H, 3 BB, 6 K’s - 105 pitches - 66 strikes. Threw a bunch of effective cutters/sliders in the game.

Sam Coonrad ( FB 97-100 ) retired all four batters he faced in 1 1/3 IP. 🔥

Connor Brogdon ( FB 95-97 ) yielded 6 runs on 5 hits and a walk in 2/3 IP. Just didn’t have command this evening ... his first bad outing in forever.

Ramon Rosso ( FB 93-94 ) recorded the last out of the eighth inning. Ramon also pitched a scoreless ninth inning.

At The Plate :

Bryce Harper singled twice and walked twice in five plate appearances. JT Realmuto and Matt Joyce each singled and walked.

Double : Nick Maton

Home Run : Brad Miller, Alec Bohm, Rhys Hoskins

Defensive Gems :

Center Fielder Mickey Moniak made a great diving catch in left center field to record the first out of the game.

Shortstop Nick Maton made a diving stop on a grounder up the middle and flip to second base to record the final out of the fifth inning.

Second Baseman Brad Miller made a diving stop on a hard hit grounder in the eighth inning and threw to second base for the second out of the inning.

Notes :

Jean Segura left the game in the second inning after suffering a right quad strain running to first base on a ground ball he hit. He will be further evaluated tomorrow.

Record is now 8-9

Boxscore link : https://www.google.com/search?q=mlb%20box%20scores

Next :

Phillies play the Giants again tomorrow @ 1:05 PM

(Steve Potter is the co-author with Larry Shenk of “Life In The Minors, 5th annual Phillies Minor League Digest” now available on amazon.com. He can be followed on www.PhilliesBaseballFan.com).

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