Sunday, September 24, 2017

2017 Phillies Team Issue Update #43 Nick Pivetta

Phillies 2Braves 0
Game 156 - Sunday Afternoon, September 24th in Atlanta
Record - 62-94, 5th place, 32 1/2 games behind the Nationals

One Sentence Summary:  Nick Pivetta and three relievers combined for an eight-hit shutout win over the Braves.

What It Means:  The Phillies have six more games remaining, and they'll need to win just one of them to avoid a 100-loss season.

What Happened:  Pivetta pitched six innings, scattering five hits.  Edubray Ramos, Adam Morgan and Hector Neris followed him to complete the shutout.  The Phillies got their runs on a Maikel Franco solo home run (21) in the fifth and an Aaron Altherr double in the eighth.

Featured Card:  This is Pivetta's team-issued card from the abbreviated update set currently for sale at the ballpark.

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