Padres 10, Phillies 2 (Game 1)
Game 97 - Sunday Afternoon, July 22nd in Philadelphia
Record - 54-43, 1st place, 1 game ahead of the Braves
One Sentence Summary: Nick Pivetta struggled again as the Padres blew out the Phillies, 10-2.
What It Means: Other than a solo home run from Rhys Hoskins (15) in the 1st, there weren't many highlights in this game for the Phillies.
What Happened: Pivetta went 5 1/3, giving up 6 runs (4 earned) on 8 hits. He did recover somewhat after a 3-run 1st inning, ultimately striking out 9. Mark Leiter, Jr. got knocked around in the 9th inning, allowing the final 3 Padres runs.
Featured Card: Freddy Galvis went 3 for 5 with a pair of RBIs in this game, and overall in the series he went 6 for 11 (.545) with a double and 4 RBIs.