Braves 2, Phillies 1
Game 107 - Sunday Afternoon, July 31st in Atlanta
Record - 47-59, 4th place, 14 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: Jeff Francoeur broke a scoreless tie in the seventh with a two-run home run off Andrew Bailey, and the Braves held on to win, 2-1.
What It Means: The last time the Phillies won back-to-back games was their four-game winning streak from July 3rd to July 6th.
What Happened: Jared Eickhoff threw five shutout innings and was cruising along until a rain delay cut his afternoon short. The Phillies only run came on a Jimmy Paredes solo home run (3) in the eighth. Bailey's season ERA is now up to 6.40 and his stats for June and July are not pretty - 19 earned runs in 18 1/3 inning pitched (9.33 ERA) and a .312 batting average against.
Featured Card: Francoeur appears on two early 2016 baseball card releases with the Phillies, this Topps Heritage card and a card within Topps Series One.
Be sure to check out the 2016 Season Summary page with game results and links to game summary posts.