Thursday, September 24, 2020

Game 57 - 2020 Topps Total #370 Zach Eflin

Phillies 12, Nationals 3
Game 57 - Wednesday Night, September 23rd in Washington
Record - 28-29, 3rd Place, 6 1/2 games behind the Braves

One Sentence Summary:  Zach Eflin dazzled in the most important start of his career as the Phillies defeated the Nationals and avoided a four-game sweep.

What It Means:  So you're saying there's a chance.  Following the game, the team headed to Tampa with a faint glimmer of hope.

What Happened:  Eflin tossed eight efficient innings, allowing three runs on six hits while striking out nine.  Bryce Harper, ailing back and all, hit a pair of home runs in the win.  Andrew McCutchen, Didi Gregorius and Andrew Knapp also homered.  Alec Bohm had two more hits.

Featured Card:  Eflin's Topps Total card shows him wearing the all-burgundy Saturday Night Special uniforms the Phillies broke out for one game last season on July 27th.

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