Diamondbacks 6, Phillies 1
Game 75 - Monday Afternoon, June 26th in Phoenix
Record - 24-51, 5th place, 20 1/2 games behind the Nationals
Overdue and Unnecessary Post-Vacation Catch-Up, Part 1
One Sentence Summary: Zack Greinke and four relievers held the Phillies offense to five singles in this 6-1 loss to the Diamondbacks.
What It Means: As we began our now annual summer vacation, the Phillies dropped an uneventful series finale in Phoenix.
What Happened: Nick Pivetta suffered a rough outing, allowing all six runs in just 2 2/3 innings. The Phillies were 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position and new lead-off hitter Daniel Nava had two hits.
Featured Card: Following the game, emerging team leader Freddy Galvis dropped several F bombs when asked to comment on the state of the Phillies. This was part of the G-rated portion of his comments per the Phillies website: "We played well for five or six games and then we go to another six or seven-game losing streak. Then we win one and keep going. It's hard. It's hard to see it. It's hard to believe it."
Transaction: The struggling Edubray Ramos was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and reliever Ricardo Pinto was recalled.