, Phillies 2
Game 158 - Wednesday Night, September 29th in Atlanta
Record - 81-77, 2nd Place, 4 1/2 games behind the Braves
One Sentence Summary: The Phillies continued their zombie-like march towards the offseason with another lifeless loss in Atlanta.
What It Means: The Braves' magic number to clinch the division title is one.
What Happened: Aaron Nola allowed three runs on seven hits over his final six innings of the 2021 season. Relievers Jose Alvarado and Hector Neris were charged with four more runs in the seventh. Max Fried and two Braves relievers held the Phillies to five hits.
Featured Card: Nola had a fairly miserable season and he finishes with a 9-9 record and a 4.63 ERA over 32 starts.