July 28, 2021

OOTP 5/24: Phillies 14, Rockies 10 (The Good Phight)


Ah, now these are the PhilliesRockies games that I love. High scoring, bullpen driven games where offense gets turned up a notch. This is the good stuff.

This wild one started out well for the Phillies. Jean Segura and Bryce Harper had back-to-back doubles in the top half of the first, giving them a 1-0 lead. They would load the bases on a hit by pitch and a walk to Rhys Hoskins, but couldn’t plate anymore. Cole Irvin, making his season debut, kept the Rockies at bay in the bottom of the first, escaping unscathed. In the top of the second inning, Irvin himself doubled, then scored on a Roman Quinn double. Segura singled to drive in Quinn, then went to third on another Harper double. J.T. Realmuto grounded out to the shortstop to score Quinn and make the score 4-0 Phillies. The bottom half of the inning saw the Rockies get two singles off of Irvin, but nothing more.

In the third, Scott Kingery singled, then went to third on a fielder’s choice. That proved to be big as Irvin singled again, this time knocking in Kingery and making…

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