Nationals 8, Phillies 0
Game 62 - Saturday Afternoon, June 11th in Washington
Record - 29-33, 4th place, 9 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: Completely outmatched, the Nationals dismantled Aaron Nola and the Phillies by a score of 8-0.
What It Means: The Phillies are a season-high nine games out of first place. They've lost 16 of their last 21 games.
What Happened: Nola was pulled after 3 2/3 innings having allowed four runs on seven hits. The offense went 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position.
Featured Card: Former Phillies pitcher and current Nationals pitching coach Mike Maddux sure seems to have a nice gig. Previously serving as the pitching coach for the Brewers (2003-2008) and Rangers (2009-2015), Maddux is in his first year in that role for the Nationals. The Nationals pitching staff ranks near the top of ever major pitching category among all National League teams.
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