Monday, April 9, 2018

Game 8 - 2018 Phillies Team Issue #49 Jake Arrieta

Marlins 6, Phillies 3
Game 8 - Sunday Afternoon, April 8th in Philadelphia
Record - 3-5

One Sentence Summary:  Jake Arrieta pitched four innings in his Phillies debut and the Marlins rallied with three runs in the eighth in this 6-3 series finale loss.

What It Means:  The Phils won the series and now they have the last place Reds coming to town for a three-game set beginning tonight.

What Happened:  Arrieta is still getting stretched out and he allowed three runs (two earned) on three hits while striking out five.  Luis Garcia and Adam Morgan couldn't keep the Fish off the board in the eighth.  The Phillies tallied their three runs on a Carlos Santana sac fly, a Nick Williams RBI-single and a Rhys Hoskins RBI-double. 

Featured Card:  Arrieta is featured front and center on the team's newly released photo card set, now available for sale at the ballpark.

Transaction:  Arrieta was officially recalled from Clearwater and Jake Thompson was optioned to Lehigh Valley prior to the game.

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