Thursday, June 15, 2017

1998 Phillies Team Issue #33 Ruben Amaro

Red Sox 7, Phillies 3
Game 64 - Wednesday Night, June 14th in Philadelphia
Record - 21-43, 5th place, 17 1/2 games behind the Nationals

One Sentence Summary:  Jeremy Hellickson was hit hard again as the Red Sox rolled to an easy 7-3 win.

What It Means:  The Phillies are mired in an eight-game losing streak.  Their record of 21-43 is their worst through 64 games since 1945.  (Via Matt Gelb on Twitter.)

What Happened:  Hellickson allowed six runs on nine hits in his five innings of work.  Freddy Galvis had a pair of doubles, but the rest of the offense couldn't quite get anything going.

Featured Card:  Current Red Sox first base coach Ruben Amaro, Jr. returned to Citizens Bank Park for the first time since being fired as the team's general manager in September 2015.  If the current state of the Phillies isn't depressing enough for you, here's an article running down the five worst moves made by Amaro during his tenure as GM.

1 comment:

Kin said...

I chuckle every time they mention him on "The Goldbergs."