Giants 5, Phillies 2
Game 124 - Sunday Afternoon, August 17th in San Francisco
Record - 54-70, 5th Place, 16 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: The Phils wasted another solid outing from David Buchanan, dropping this game to the Giants, 5-2.
What It Means: If you're actually reading this game summary post, three days after the fact, thank you for reading! As we slog through this challenging season, I'm grateful for your comments, your feedback and your continued patronage.
What Happened: The offense went 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base. Buchanan allowed three runs (two earned) in his 6 2/3 innings of work.
Featured Card: This stat courtesy of @BoopStats . . . With this loss, the Phillies dropped a season low 16 games under .500. The last time they were that many games under .500 was October 1, 2000, when they wrapped up the 2000 season 32 games under .500. The losing pitcher on that day for the Phillies was the immortal Amaury Telemaco.