Phillies 3, Nationals 0
Game 21 - Wednesday Night, April 27th in Washington
Record - 11-10, 3rd place, 3 1/2 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: Jeremy Hellickson and two relievers combined for the two-hit shutout against the Nationals, sealing a series win.
What It Means: This is the first time the Phillies have a winning record this late in the season since they were 15-14 on May 4, 2014.
What Happened: Hellickson struck out eight in his outing, handing the ball over to Hector Neris and Jeanmar Gomez who each pitched perfect innings. Gomez saved his sixth game.
The Phils got their runs on a Darin Ruf sacrifice fly, a Peter Bourjos fielder's choice and an eighth inning solo home run from Carlos Ruiz.
Featured Card: Hellickson is featured in the Topps Phillies retail team set in a Photoshopped Phillies uniform.
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