Philly, Michael Francke, San Francisco discussed on Weekend Programming


Today the rockies now twenty and fifteen after the victory today the mets are seventeen and fifteen as the mets sit in third place in the national league east they enter today a game and a half behind atlanta for i and a half game behind the phillies for second and it looks like they'll be a game and a half behind both the braves and the phillies by the time this day is over if the scores hold up between those two teams today the braves are hosting the giants and they trail at home four to one in the ninth inning after as well as the braves played on their road trip they've gone home in will possibly get swept by san francisco mike sirocco made the start today but didn't have near the success he did against the mets in his first down and gave up four runs the giants three outs away from pulling off the series sweeps of the mets would stay a game and a half behind the braves the phillies struck out fifteen times in six and a third innings against max scherzer today it was a record for the most strikeouts while recording nine one thousand nine hundred or fewer by a major league pitcher of course scherzer's had a twenty strikeout game before today the anniversary of kerry wood's twenty strikeout game in nineteen ninety eight but sure zor because of the fifteen strikeouts racked up the high pitch count and he couldn't get through the seventh inning when he left the phillies took over there scored three runs in that innings one more in the eighth on a michael francke homerun matt adams has homered for the only nationals run jake arrieta continues to pitch well as a philly and it's four one philadelphia with that game in the bottom of the eighth inning at nationals park this afternoon so the mets would be a game and a half behind both the braves and the phillies if those scores hold up nationals do have the basis loaded in the bottom of the eighth though against philadelphia pittsburgh leads milwaukee eight nothing in the seventh adam frazier leadoff homer to get the pirates going today jordy mercer his first of the year dodgers and padres in monterrey.

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