Pitching Change: Jose Alvarado replaces Connor Brogdon.Swinging strike (91.7 mph cutter)Swinging strike (93.6 mph cutter)Ball (94.2 mph cutter)Foul (93.8 mph cutter)Foul (94.3 mph cutter)Ball (94.3 mph cutter)In play, no out (98.9 mph sinker)
Jose Altuve singles on a ground ball to second baseman Jean Segura.
Ball (92.8 mph cutter)Foul (98.5 mph sinker)Pickoff Attempt 1BCalled strike (98.8 mph sinker)Swinging strike (93. mph cutter)
Jeremy Pena strikes out swinging.
Swinging strike (94.7 mph cutter)In play, out(s) (98.3 mph sinker)
Yordan Alvarez pops out to shortstop Bryson Stott.
Swinging strike (98.6 mph sinker)Ball (99.7 mph sinker)On-field Delay.Hit by pitch (39.9 mph curveball)
Alex Bregman hit by pitch. Jose Altuve to 2nd.
Not a fan of that pitch, hits him on the top of the back foot. Two runners on, two outs.
Foul (98.7 mph sinker)Ball (94.1 mph cutter)Foul (92.6 mph cutter)In play, out(s) (95.7 mph cutter)
Kyle Tucker grounds out to first baseman Rhys Hoskins.
A scoreless, but nevertheless stressful inning.
Bottom of the sixth. Time to score some runs.
Hector Neris in to pitch for the Astros. I hope the Phillies remember that his best pitch is not in the strike zone.
Pitching Change: Hector Neris replaces Justin Verlander.Called strike (94.5 mph four-seam fastball)Ball (94.2 mph four-seam fastball)Foul (94.9 mph sinker)Ball (94.3 mph four-seam fastball)In play, no out (85.8 mph splitter)
Alec Bohm singles on a line drive to right fielder Kyle Tucker.
Hopefully, nervous Neris will show up tonight.
Ball (94.8 mph four-seam fastball)In play, out(s) (94.8 mph four-seam fastball)
Bryson Stott flies out to right fielder Kyle Tucker.
Pickoff Attempt 1BFoul (95.2 mph four-seam fastball)Ball (95. mph sinker)Foul (95.1 mph sinker)Swinging strike (93.9 mph four-seam fastball)
Jean Segura strikes out swinging.
Not a good at bat for Jean. Two outs.
Abreu coming in to pitch to Marsh.
Segura just ugh
Just can’t string together hits.
Mound visit.Pitching Change: Bryan Abreu replaces Hector Neris.Hit by pitch (87.7 mph slider)
Brandon Marsh hit by pitch. Alec Bohm to 2nd.
If I were a Houston fan, I'd hate that.
Another big chance.
Ball (83.7 mph curveball)In play, out(s) (87.9 mph slider)
Kyle Schwarber grounds out, second baseman Jose Altuve to first baseman Yuli Gurriel.
Just not our night.
Again, RISP and again, an easy out.
This game is huge for the Phillies. Just have to find a way to win it. Still time, but so many wasted opportunties.
Just can’t get a big hit.
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