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Man that September was brutal for Jeanmar Gomez. The Phillies reliever lost his spot as the closer, tossing out a 19.18 ERA after giving up 21 hits and five walks in eight innings. That’s three base runners an inning.
via GIPHY You know who has had a really good Major League career? Joaquin Benoit.
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The Bullpen Staple: 2017 Player Preview for Joaquin Benoit
On the twelfth day of Christmas, the Phillies gave to me… 12 Months of rebuilding (good luck Klentak) 11 Triples from Cesar Hernandez 10 Earned runs allowed in 10.2 IP from Phil Klein (have fun in Asia) 9 RBI from Darin Ruf (have fun in LA) 8 Ball Girls a milking 7 Intentional Walks issued to Maikel Franco 6 Nightmarish appearances from Patrick Schuster (45.00 ERA) 5 Year contract to Odubel Herrera 4 Starts from $8M mistake Charlie Morton 3 Doubles in 213 at bats from Tyler Goeddel (weak) 2 Saves from future closer Hector Neris 1 More year of Jeremy Hellickson (accepted qualifying offer) and ZERO more seasons from Chooch & Howard (thanks for the memories) Previous Installments: *2006 – Volume I *2007 – Volume II *2008 – Volume III *2009 – Volume IV *2010 – Volume V *2011 – Volume VI *2012 – Volume VII *2013 – Volume VIII *2014 – Volume IX *2015 – Volume X
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Phillies 12 Days of Christmas – Volume XI
No one ever told the 11th man in Phillies history to reach 30 saves that he was the closer. It was April 9, and Jeanmar Gomez stretched in the fifth inning with the rest of his bullpen mates. He prepared for a phone call in the middle innings, just as it had come in the first six seasons of his nondescript major-league career, but three other Phillies relievers were summoned before Gomez.
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Gomez is Phillies closer? No one told him
LOS ANGELES – Jeremy Hellickson threw a pitch in the fifth inning Wednesday afternoon, grabbed his back, and this is how a mediocre trip to the West Coast almost became destructive. The Phillies won as many games as they lost in California, but they will return home with some fears about their starting rotation.
SAN DIEGO – The bouncing ball carried Maikel Franco toward third base. Immediately, he knew. He scampered four steps to third and fired to second, just when everyone expected a throw to first for the double play
Phillies turn triple play in win over Padres
As Alan Dunn watched Aaron Nola fail in the majors last month, he thought of a bushy-haired freshman at Louisiana State. Nola faced a ranked Mississippi State team on a Sunday afternoon at Baton Rouge, La., in 2012. It was his first-ever SEC start.
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Those who know Phillies’ Nola aren’t worried about struggles