Phillies 7, Twins 3
Game 74 - Thursday Afternoon, June 23rd in Minneapolis
Record - 31-43, 4th place, 12 1/2 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: Jared Eickhoff and Freddy Galvis helped the Phillies break their 9-game losing streak in a 7-3 win over the Twins.
What It Means: This is the Phillies third win in their last 17 games and Eickhoff has won all three. It doesn't get any easier for the team as they'll now head to San Francisco for a three game series with the first place Giants.
What Happened: Eickhoff held the Twins to two runs (one earned) over six innings on five hits. The offense showed life for the third straight game, knocking out 15 hits. Galvis had a five-RBI day, capped by his three-run home run in the eighth inning. Ryan Howard also homered (11) and singled, marking his first multi-hit game since April 29th.
Featured Card: This is Galvis' card from the second team issued photo card set.
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