Friday, August 11, 2017

2017 Topps Allen & Ginter #173 Odubel Herrera

Phillies 3, Braves 2
Game 111 - Wednesday Night, August 9th in Atlanta
Record - 42-69, 5th place, 24 1/2 games behind the Nationals

One Sentence Summary:  Odubel Herrera's hot bat and a fine outing from Jerad Eickhoff contributed to this 3-2 win over the Braves.

What It Means:  After the nice two-game sweep of the Braves, the Phillies head home for a four-game alumni weekend series against the Mets.

What Happened:  Eickhoff gave up just the two Braves runs in his 6 2/3 innings.  The bullpen held the Braves scoreless through 2 1/3 innings and Hector Neris recorded his 13th save.

Featured Card:  Herrera had two triples in this game to raise his average to .284.

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