Monday, April 29, 2019

Game 28 - 2019 Topps Phillies #PP-15 Zach Eflin

Phillies 5Marlins 1
Game 28 - Sunday Afternoon, April 28th in Philadelphia
Record - 16-12, 1st place, 1 1/2 games ahead of the Mets

One Sentence Summary:  Zach Eflin tossed the Phillies first complete game victory since 2016 as the Marlins were defeated, 5-1.

What It Means:  Jeremy Hellickson threw the last complete game victory for the Phillies back on September 17, 2016.

What Happened:  Eflin needed 107 pitches for the win, allowing seven hits and one run while striking out three and walking none.  Rhys Hoskins started the scoring with an RBI-double in the first.  Jean Segura had a three-hit day including an RBI triple in the third.

Featured Card:  If he keeps pitching like this, I'm going to need some more Eflin cards for these game summary posts!  He has two Topps cards so far this year, found within the retail team set and the Topps Heritage set.

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