Philadelphia: The bright lights of ESPN Sunday Night Baseball would return to Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia on Sunday night as the Phillies took on the Atlanta Braves.
Below are the takeaways from Phillies 5-1 win as they sweep the Braves.
This game marked the first time since 2011 that ESPN Sunday Night Baseball would come to Citizens Bank Park.
Bryce Harper goes Deep:
In the seventh inning with the Phillies up 3-1, they would add to lead as Bryce Harper with blast a homerun that went 398 ft to give the Phillies a 4-1 lead.
Jake Arrierta night:
Jake arrieta will get the start for the Phillies and would struggle in the third inning but would get through it and go what last six innings six strikeouts 3 Hits, 1 run on 104 pitches
Andrew McCutchen strikes again:
in the third inning with the Phillies down one to zero the Phillies would get on the board with a solo home run by Andrew McCutchen
Dont run on . J.T. Realmuto:
When the Phillies made the trade to get J.T. Realmuto, so far it’s turning out to be a great move as he would throw out to Braves players who tried to steal second base so far given him three players from the Braves that he’s thrown out in this series.
What is next for the Phillies:
The Phillies will now head on the road to Washington DC take on the Washington Nationals beginning on Tuesday and this will also be Bryce Harper’s first trip back to Washington since signing with the Phillies in the offseason.
Win: Jake Arrierta
Loss: Kyle Wright
Time: 3 hours & 17 minutes