2016 Season Summary



Date Opponent Score Record Pos, GA/GB Featured Card Game Summary Post
1 Mon. 4/4 at Reds L, 6-2 0-1 T3, 1.0 Hellickson Bullpen blows lead in 8th
2 Wed. 4/6 at Reds L, 3-2 0-2 T3, 2.0 Nola Hinojosa's blown save wastes Nola's gem
3 Thu. 4/7 at Reds L, 10-6 0-3 5, 2.0 C. Hunter Phils swept to start the season
4 Fri. 4/8 at Mets L, 7-2 0-4 5, 2.5 Fultz deGrom, Phillies bullpen aid Mets win
5 Sat. 4/9 at Mets W, 1-0 1-4 4, 2.0 Velasquez Velasquez dazzles in Phillies debut
6 Sun. 4/10 at Mets W, 5-2 2-4 T3, 2.0 J. Gomez Hellickson, Herrera and bullpen strong in victory
7 Mon. 4/11 Padres L, 4-3 2-5 4, 3.0 Galvis Bizarre infield fly call contributes to home opener loss
8 Tue. 4/12 Padres W, 3-0 3-5 3, 3.0 Goeddel Morton, 3 relievers combine for the shutout
9 Wed. 4/13 Padres W, 2-1 4-5 T2, 3.0 Eickhoff Eickhoff dominates Padres
10 Thu. 4/14 Padres W, 3-0 5-5 2, 3.0 Velasquez Velasquez strikes out 16 in complete game shutout
11 Fri. 4/15 Nationals L, 9-1 5-6 T2, 4.0 Howard Harper & Werth deliver reality check
12 Sat. 4/16
Nationals L, 8-1 5-7 T2, 5.0 Rupp Scherzer cruises, Nola struggles
13 Sun. 4/17 Nationals W, 3-2 (10) 6-7 T2, 4.0 Galvis Galvis delivers game-winning double against Papelbon
14 Mon. 4/18 Mets L, 5-2 6-8 3, 4.0 Maddox Phils waste Eickhoff's gem
15 Tue. 4/19 Mets L, 11-1 6-9 3, 5.0 Tony Perez Mets demolish Phillies
16 Wed. 4/20 Mets W, 5-4 (11) 7-9 3, 5.0 Bourjos Bourjos delivers win with 11th inning hit
17 Fri. 4/22 at Brewers W, 5-2 8-9 3, 4.5 M. Franco & Nola Franco & Nola lead the way
18 Sat. 4/23 at Brewers W, 10-6 9-9 3, 4.5 O. Herrera Herrera & Franco star in win
19 Sun. 4/24 at Brewers L, 8-5 9-10 3, 5.5 D. Santana Eickhoff struggles and Brewers avoid sweep
20 Tue. 4/26 at Nationals W, 4-3 10-10 3, 4.5 Blanco Blanco & Franco star in win against the Nationals
21 Wed. 4/27 at Nationals W, 3-0 11-10 3, 3.5 Hellickson Hellickson, two relievers combine for the shutout
22 Thu. 4/28 at Nationals W, 3-0 12-10 3, 2.5 Rupp Rupp's double off Papelbon leads to series sweep
23 Fri. 4/29 Indians W, 4-3 (11) 13-10 3, 2.5 Howard Howard hits winning walk-off home run in 11th
24 Sat. 4/30 Indians W, 4-3 14-10 3, 2.5 Galvis Phils win 5th in a row behind Galvis, bullpen

25

Sun. 5/1

Indians

W, 2-1

15-10

3, 2.5

D. Hernandez

Phils sweep Tribe behind Velasquez
26 Mon. 5/2 at Cardinals L, 10-3 15-11 3, 3.5 McCarver Five Cardinal home runs down Phils
27 Tue. 5/3 at Cardinals W, 1-0 16-11 3, 2.5 Nola Phils win behind Nola & Howard
28 Wed. 5/4 at Cardinals L, 5-4 16-12 3, 3.5 Howard Gomez blows his first save
29 Thu. 5/5 at Cardinals L, 4-0 16-13 T3, 3.5 Moss Phillies bats go completely quiet
30 Fri. 5/6 at Marlins L, 6-4 16-14 4, 3.5 Dernier Stanton delivers go-ahead monster HR against Neris
31 Sat. 5/7 at Marlins W, 4-3 17-14 3, 2.5 Dernier Costly error leads to Phillies win
32 Sun. 5/8 at Marlins W, 6-5 18-14 3, 2.0 Blanco Goeddel & Blanco double home the win
33 Tue. 5/10 at Braves W, 3-2 19-14 3, 1.5 A. Morgan Morgan goes seven strong, wins his first game of '16
34 Wed. 5/11 at Braves L, 5-1 19-15 3, 2.5 Y. Perez Williams Perez baffles Phils
35 Thu. 5/12 at Braves W, 7-4 (10) 20-15 3, 1.5 Rupp Rupp's 3-run double leads to extra inning win
36 Fri. 5/13 Reds W, 3-2 21-15 3, 1.5 Hellickson & T. Joseph Hellickson leads the way with his pitching, bunting
37 Sat. 5/14 Reds W, 4-3 22-15 2, 1.0 Rupp Rupp hangs on at home to preserve the win
38 Sun. 5/15 Reds L, 9-4 22-16 2, 1.0 Oberholtzer Phils offense can't overcome early deficit
39 Mon. 5/16 Marlins L, 5-3 22-17 T2, 1.5 Schneider Eickhoff pitches well, but offense quiet again 
40 Tue. 5/17 Marlins W, 3-1 23-17 T2, 0.5 T. Joseph Win highlighted by Joseph's first home run
41 Wed. 5/18 Marlins W, 4-2 24-17 2, 0.5 Goeddel Win highlighted by Goeddel's first home run
42 Fri. 5/20 Braves L, 7-1 24-18 2, 2.0 Autographed photo cards Phils loss takes back seat to autograph gathering
43 Sat. 5/21 Braves L, 2-0 24-19 3, 2.0 Y. Perez Williams Perez baffles Phils II
44 Sun. 5/22 Braves W, 5-0 25-19 3, 2.0 Eickhoff Eickhoff's strong start salvages the series
45 Mon. 5/23 at Tigers L, 5-4 25-20 3, 2.0 O. Herrera Tigers outslug Phils, Herrera benched
46 Tue. 5/24 at Tigers L, 3-1 25-21 3, 3.0 Bunning Offense's nap continues
47 Wed. 5/25 at Tigers W, 8-5 26-21 3, 2.0 O. Herrera Herrera and Bourjos homer to help Phils avoid sweep
48 Fri. 5/27 at Cubs L, 6-2 26-22 3, 2.5 Hamels Lester, rain defeat Phillies
49 Sat. 5/28 at Cubs L, 4-1 26-23 3, 2.5 Dernier Bats quiet again, Phils drop 6th of their last 8
50 Sun. 5/29 at Cubs L, 7-2 26-24 T3, 3.5 Deshaies Cubs complete sweep, Phils limp home
51 Mon. 5/30 Nationals L, 4-3 26-25 T3, 4.5 Schilling Neris can't hold on to slim late inning lead
52 Tue. 5/31 Nationals L, 5-1 26-26 4, 5.5 Bowa Nola pitches well but missing bats doom Phils again

53

Wed. 6/1

Nationals

L, 7-2

26-27

4, 6.5

Burriss & Paredes

Nats complete sweep, hand Phils sixth straight loss
54 Thu. 6/2 Brewers L, 4-1 26-28 4, 7.0 Lough & Villar Losing streak climbs to 7 games
55 Fri. 6/3 Brewers W, 6-3 27-28 4, 6.0 Chachi Archives Phils end skid on '70s night
56 Sat. 6/4 Brewers L, 6-3 27-29 4, 6.0 C. Hernandez Former farmhands continue to haunt Phils
57 Sun. 6/5 Brewers W, 8-1 28-29 4, 6.0 Nola & Schmidt Offense comes alive with 13 hits
58 Mon. 6/6 Cubs L, 6-4 28-30 4, 6.0 Howard Late rally falls short
59 Tue. 6/7 Cubs W, 3-2 29-30 4, 6.5 J. Gomez Eickhoff, Howard & Gomez contribute to big win
60 Wed. 6/8 Cubs L, 8-1 29-31 4, 7.5 Velasquez Velasquez injured, Phils pummeled
61 Fri. 6/10 at Nationals L, 9-6 29-32 4, 8.0 T. Joseph Joseph's two home run not enough
62 Sat. 6/11 at Nationals L, 8-0 29-33 4, 9.0 Maddux Hopefully this is rock bottom?
63 Sun. 6/12 at Nationals L, 5-4 29-34 4, 10.0 Werth Werth caps comeback after Papelbon's blown save
64 Mon. 6/13 at Blue Jays W, 7-0 30-34 4, 10.0 Eickhoff Eickhoff, offense make it look easy
65 Tue. 6/14 at Blue Jays L, 11-3 30-35 4, 10.0 Eflin & Floyd Eflin shelled in debut
66 Wed. 6/15 Blue Jays L, 7-2 30-36 4, 11.0 D. Brown Hellickson, Neris can't contain Jays offense
67 Thu. 6/16 Blue Jays L, 13-2 30-37 4, 12.0 Happ Mackanin holds post-game meeting after ugly loss
68 Fri. 6/17 Diamondbacks L, 10-2 30-38 4, 13.0 Person Errors, Diamondback home runs down Phillies
69 Sat. 6/18 Diamondbacks L, 4-1 30-39 4, 13.0 O. Herrera Greinke silences Phillies bats
70 Sun. 6/19 Diamondbacks L, 5-1 30-40 4, 13.0 Boone Eflin recovers, but offense doesn't
71 Mon. 6/20 Diamondbacks L, 3-1 30-41 4, 13.0 Callison Phils swept in homestand, matching '64 team's futility
72 Tue. 6/21 at Twins L, 14-10 30-42 4, 13.0 Mackanin Bats come to life but Nola hit hard again
73 Wed. 6/22 at Twins L, 6-5 30-43 4, 13.0 Mackanin Morgan, Phillies drop 9th in a row
74 Thu. 6/23 at Twins W, 7-3 31-43 4, 12.5 Galvis Eickhoff, Galvis help end 9-game slide
75 Fri. 6/24 at Giants L, 5-4 31-44 4, 12.5 E. Ramos Solid start from Eflin wasted in loss to Giants
76 Sat. 6/25 at Giants W, 3-2 32-44 4, 11.5 Rupp Rupp, 3-run 7th inning stuns Bumgarner
77 Sun. 6/26 at Giants L, 8-7 32-45 4, 12.5 Bystrom Nola's struggles continue, Giants hold off Phils
78 Mon. 6/27 at D'backs W, 8-0 33-45 4, 12.5 Velasquez Velasquez returns, offense explodes
79 Tue. 6/28 at D'backs W, 4-3 34-45 4, 12.5 Blanco Phils score twice in ninth to stun D'Backs
80 Wed. 6/29 at D'backs W, 9-8 (10) 35-45 4, 12.5 Bourjos Asche, Bourjos lead comeback to complete sweep

81

Fri. 7/1

Royals

W, 4-3

36-45

4, 13.0

O. Herrera

Herrera and Hellickson lead the way to victory
82 Sat. 7/2 Royals L, 6-2 36-46 4, 13.0 Nola Nola's alarming struggles continue
83 Sun. 7/3 Royals W, 7-2 37-46 4, 13.0 M. Franco Velasquez, trio of homers lead to Phillies series win
84 Mon. 7/4 Braves W, 8-2 38-46 4, 12.0 Eickhoff Eickhoff, 7-run 2nd inning pace Phils to win
85 Tue. 7/5 Braves W, 5-1 39-46 4, 11.0 Eflin Eflin notches first career win with complete game
86 Wed. 7/6 Braves W, 4-3 40-46 4, 11.0 Galvis Galvis' two-run homer in 8th delivers the win
87 Thu. 7/7 at Rockies L, 11-2 40-47 4, 11.0 Howard Morgan, Ramos shellacked by Story and Rockies
88 Fri. 7/8 at Rockies W, 5-3 41-47 4, 11.0 T. Joseph Joseph's pinch-hit, 3-run homer in 7th delivers the win
89 Sat. 7/9 at Rockies L, 8-3 41-48 4, 12.0 BlueClaws 5th annual BlueClaws visit; Eickhoff gets hit hard
90 Sun. 7/10 at Rockies W, 10-3 42-48 4, 12.0 Rupp Phils end first half on a high note with win
91 Fri. 7/15 Mets L, 5-3 42-49 4, 13.0 Hellickson Phils drop second half opener
92 Sat. 7/16 Mets W, 4-2 43-49 4, 13.0 Photo Day 1 Howard homers and the Phils win on Photo Day
93 Sun. 7/17 Mets L, 5-0 43-50 4, 13.0 Eflin & Photo Day 2 deGrom deNies Phillies deWin
94 Mon. 7/18 Marlins L, 3-2 (11) 43-51 4, 13.5 Nola & Photo Day 3 Gomez blows Nola's quality start
95 Tue. 7/19 Marlins L, 2-1 (10) 43-52 4, 13.5 Velasquez Quiet bats waste strong outing from Velasquez
96 Wed. 7/20 Marlins W, 4-1 44-52 4, 13.5 Hellickson In perhaps his final home start, Hellickson shines
97 Thu. 7/21 Marlins L, 9-3 44-53 4, 13.5 Howard "Pathetic" effort leads to latest loss
98 Fri. 7/22 at Pirates W, 4-0 45-53 4, 12.5 Eflin Eflin throws impressive complete game shutout
99 Sat. 7/23 at Pirates L, 7-4 45-54 4, 13.5 C. Hernandez Nola's struggles, lack of clutch hits down Phils
100 Sun. 7/24 at Pirates L, 5-4 45-55 4, 13.5 Blanco Once again, Phils can't hold lead
101 Mon. 7/25 at Marlins W, 4-0 46-55 4, 13.0 Hellickson In perhaps his final Phillies start, Hellickson shines
102 Tue. 7/26 at Marlins L, 5-0 46-56 4, 13.0 Bailey Eickhoff's effort wasted as bullpen falters
103 Wed. 7/27 at Marlins L, 11-1 46-57 4, 14.0 Bowa Eflin, Phillies suffer complete beat-down from Fish
104 Thu. 7/28 at Braves W, 7-5 47-57 4, 14.0 Altherr Franco, Joseph & Altherr all homer in win
105 Fri. 7/29 at Braves L, 2-1 47-58 4, 15.0 M. Franco Offense held in check by Jenkins
106 Sat. 7/30 at Braves W, 9-5 48-58 4, 14.0 Rupp Phils bat around in 8th without a hit
107 Sun. 7/31 at Braves L, 2-1 48-59 4, 14.0 Francoeur Frenchy sinks Phils with 7th inning home run

108

Tue. 8/2

Giants

W, 13-8

49-59

4, 14.5

Altherr

Hernandez, Altherr, Franco lead the hit brigade
109 Wed. 8/3 Giants W, 5-4 (12) 50-59 4, 14.5 P. Klein, Mariot & M. Franco Phils win on Franco's walk-off single/fielder's choice
110 Thu. 8/4 Giants L, 3-2 (10) 50-60 4, 15.0 Burrell Span ruins sweep plans
111 Fri. 8/5 at Padres W, 5-4 51-60 4, 15.0 Rupp Rupp drives in four in win
112 Sat. 8/6 at Padres L, 9-7 51-61 4, 15.0 J. Thompson Thompson struggles in debut
113 Sun. 8/7 at Padres W, 6-5 52-61 4, 15.0 M. Franco & Ruiz Phils turn triple play in win
114 Mon. 8/8 at Dodgers L, 9-4 52-62 4, 15.5 Utley Utley helps sink his former team
115 Tue. 8/9 at Dodgers L, 9-3 52-63 4, 15.5 Utley Dodgers torch Velasquez
116 Wed. 8/10 at Dodgers W, 6-2 53-63 4, 15.5 Galvis Galvis' bat & glove save the day for the Phils
117 Fri. 8/12 Rockies W, 10-6 54-63 4, 14.5 Howard, J. Thompson & Thome Howard hits slam as Thome enters Wall of Fame
118 Sat. 8/13 Rockies W, 6-3 55-63 4, 14.5 M. Franco Franco's 3-run homer in first leads to win
119 Sun. 8/14 Rockies W, 7-6 56-63 4, 14.5 Paredes Paredes falls a triple short of the cycle
120 Tue. 8/16 Dodgers L, 15-5 56-64 4, 15.0 Utley Utley earns a hero's welcome in return to Philly
121 Wed. 8/17 Dodgers L, 7-2 56-65 4, 15.0 Blanton Dodger homers down Thompson & Phils
122 Thu. 8/18 Dodgers W, 5-4 57-65 4, 15.0 M. Franco Howard & Franco homer in win
123 Fri. 8/19 Cardinals L, 4-3 (11) 57-66 4, 16.0 Luzinski Bullpen blows late lead
124 Sat. 8/20 Cardinals W, 4-2 58-66 4, 16.0 C. Hernandez Hernandez & Hellickson lead the way
125 Sun. 8/21 Cardinals L, 9-0 58-67 4, 16.0 J. Williams Phils drop ugly, wet series finale
126 Tue. 8/23 at White Sox L, 9-1 58-68 4, 15.5 Madson Thompson hit hard again in loss
127 Wed. 8/24 at White Sox W, 5-3 59-68 4, 15.0 Racing Presidents Eickhoff anchors win against Chisox
128 Fri. 8/26 at Mets L, 9-4 59-69 4, 16.0 Alfaro Colon, Mets homers dismantle Chooch-less Phils
129 Sat. 8/27 at Mets L, 12-1 59-70 4, 16.0 Stocker Phils embarrassed by Mets
130 Sun. 8/28at Mets W, 5-1 60-70 4, 15.0 Ellis Ellis delivers 2-run, tie-breaking double in win
131 Mon. 8/29Nationals L, 4-0 60-71 4, 16.0 J. Thompson Thompson pitches well, but Roark shuts down Phils
132 Tue. 8/30Nationals L, 3-2 60-72 4, 17.0 Howard Phils can't overcome Scherzer in latest loss
133 Wed. 8/31Nationals L, 2-1 60-73 4, 18.0 Neris Gonzalez and Nats' relievers limit Phils to 2 hits

134

Fri. 9/2

Braves

L, 8-4

60-74

4, 19.0

Lively & Pujols

8 unanswered Braves runs doom Phils
135 Sat. 9/3Braves L, 6-4 (10) 60-75 4, 19.0 Cozens Sloppy Phils can't hold lead again, Braves win in 10
136 Sun. 9/4Braves L, 2-0 60-76 4, 19.0 IronPigs IronPigs!; Thompson's outing wasted 
137 Mon. 9/5at Marlins W, 6-2 61-76 4, 19.0 Eickhoff Bourjos, Galvis & Paredes support Eickhoff's effort
138 Tue. 9/6at Marlins W, 4-3 62-76 4, 19.0 A. Morgan Morgan's strong start leads to win
139 Wed. 9/7at Marlins L, 6-0 62-77 4, 20.0 Schuster Marlins avoid sweep
140 Thu. 9/8at Nationals W, 4-1 63-77 4, 19.0 Asher Howard's homer helps deliver Asher's first win
141 Fri. 9/9at Nationals L, 5-4 63-78 4, 20.0 Herrmann Phils battle back but Turner hits walk-off homer
142 Sat. 9/10at Nationals L, 3-0 63-79 4, 21.0 Eickhoff Eickhoff great, Schuster not so much in loss
143 Sun. 9/11at Nationals L, 3-2 63-80 4, 22.0 Quinn Quinn debuts but Phils bat go quiet again
144 Mon. 9/12Pirates W, 6-2 64-80 4, 22.0 Quinn & Alfaro Quinn backs Hellickson's strong outing
145 Tue. 9/13Pirates L, 5-3 64-81 4, 22.0 Howard Gomez can't close out the Pirates
146 Wed. 9/14Pirates W, 6-2 65-81 4, 22.0 Joseph Joseph, Galvis both homer again in win
147 Thu. 9/15Pirates L, 15-2 65-82 4, 22.5 Carman Eickhoff, bullpen crushed by Pirates
148 Fri. 9/16Marlins W, 4-3 (13) 66-82 4, 22.5 Paredes Paredes delivers a walk-off single in the 13th
149 Sat. 9/17Marlins W, 8-0 67-82 4, 21.5 Hellickson Hellickson pitches first CG shutout since '11
150 Sun. 9/18Marlins L, 5-4 67-83 4, 21.5 Buzhardt Neris, C. Hernandez suffer through ugly 8th in loss
151 Tue. 9/20White Sox W, 7-6 68-83 4, 20.0 Autographed cards Herrera, Quinn lead Phils past Chisox
152 Wed. 9/21White Sox W, 8-3 69-83 4, 20.0 Joseph Joseph & Phils handle Sale
153 Thu. 9/22at Mets L, 9-8 (11) 69-84 4, 20.5 M. Franco Game claims title of worst loss of the year
154 Fri. 9/23at Mets L, 10-5 69-85 4, 20.5 C. Murray Mackanin: "Well, that was a shame"
155 Sat. 9/24at Mets W, 10-8 70-85 4, 20.5 Ruf Offense shows life and bullpen barely holds on
156 Sun. 9/25at Mets L, 17-0 70-86 4, 21.5 Politte Look away! Mets destroy Phillies!
157 Tue. 9/27at Braves L, 7-6 70-87 4, 22.0 Howard Howard's slam for naught as Braves torch bullpen
158 Wed. 9/28at Braves L, 12-2 70-88 4, 22.0 Broadcasters Long march to season's merciful end continues
159 Thu. 9/29at Braves L, 5-2 70-89 4, 23.0 J. Gomez Jeanmar's second half nightmare continues
160 Fri. 9/30Mets L, 5-1 70-90 4, 23.0 Mackanin Phils look awful again in loss to Mets

161

Sat. 10/1

Mets

L, 5-3

70-91

4, 24.0

Howard

Howard's homer not enough to stop Wild Card
162 Sun. 10/2Mets W, 5-2 71-91 4, 24.0 Fan Appreciation Day Phils win finale and bid farewell to Howard

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