Phillies 4, Braves 1
Game 28 - Saturday Night, August 29th in Philadelphia
Record - 14-14, Tied for 2nd Place, 2 games behind the Braves
One Sentence Summary: Zach Eflin pitched seven innings of one-run ball and Rhys Hoskins launched a three-run home run to send the Phillies to a 4-1 win.
What It Means: The Phillies have a nice five-game win streak going, and they'll go for the series sweep against the Braves tonight on national television.
What Happened: Eflin allowed a solo home run to Johan Camargo in the sixth, and he probably would have come out for the eighth if not for a 37-minute rain delay. He struck out eight Braves batters, six using his curve ball in which he's shown much more confidence in lately. Hector Neris' scoreless eighth set up Brandon Workman for his 3rd save with the Phillies.
Rhys Hoskins made a diving catch on a Nick Markakis line drive to end the game.
Featured Card: Speaking of Hoskins . . . his three-run home run in the fifth gave the Phillies a 4-0 lead, and was his fourth of the season. Over his last 8 games, Hoskins is hitting .313 with 3 home runs and 6 RBIs.
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