Philadelphia: As we close the month of April and the fight goes on to recover from the Coronavirus, let’s go back in Philly Sports history that happened on April 30.
We go back to April 30,2016 as the Philadelphia Phillies took on the Cleveland Indians from Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia. The Phillies would beat the Indians 4-3 and 3 of the 4 runs for the Phillies came off the bat of Freddy Galvis. There was 23,636 in attendance for the game.
The starting pitchers in the game was Trevor Bauer for Cleveland going against Jerad Eickhoff of the Phillies.
The Phillies got the scoring started in the first inning when Freddy Galvis blasted a home run to right field for 2-0 lead.
With the game tied at 3 in the 7th, Galvis would give the Phillies lead in the 7th on Bloop single for 4-3 lead
With the Phillies up 4-3 in the 9th & Cleveland had the tying run at 3rd with 2 outs, Peter Bourjas would make an amazing catch to secure the win for the Phillies
The Phillies took down Indians and would go on to sweep the series.
The Phillies would start the first month of the 2016 season by going 14-10. The end result for the 2016 season was a 71-91 record and 4th place in the NL East under manager Pete Mackanin.