All three outfielders came in clutch with the bat on Wednesday afternoon.
Jay Bruce had another good game, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run while Bryce Harper went 2-for-5 with an RBI double in the seventh to bring the Phillies within a run.
But rookie Adam Haseley got his first career hit in fashion. He doubled to left field and brought home Scott Kingery for the eventual game-winning run in the eighth to help the Phils win 7-5. He also scored two runs on Cesar Hernandez’s triple in the seventh and Andrew Knapp’s single in the eighth.
It was a late rally for the Phils, who scored five combined runs in the seventh and eighth innings. It’s the first time in 23 outings they’ve won a game when trailing after six. They were down 5-2 heading into the seventh after the Padres got to Jake Arrieta. He went 4 2/3 innings and gave up five runs off seven hits with three strikeouts and two walks. He got rocked in the third with back-to-back homers from Josh Naylor (3-run homer) and Wil Myers (solo home run). The bullpen gave up one hit the rest of the way.
After getting swept by the Dodgers and losing to the Padres in the series opener, the Phillies were able to salvage two wins to wrap up their west coast swing. They got banged up as well, with McCutchen tearing his ACL (whether or not you think Jean Segura caused it because of a “lack of hustle”), and now Seranthony Dominguez. The bullpen is already suffering with David Robertson, Tommy Hunter, Victor Arano, Pat Neshek, and Adam Morgan already on the injured list. Hopefully Dominguez isn’t the next guy joining them.
The Phils are off today as they head back east. They’ll host the Reds in a weekend series starting tomorrow.
Carsen Edwards was one of a handful of players to workout with the Sixers yesterday:
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) June 5, 2019
Meanwhile, Joel Embiid is back to playing tennis.
The Eagles signed a safety:
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) June 5, 2019
Meanwhile, Joe Douglas might not actually go the Jets?
The Jets are not thrilled with the perception that Eagles executive Joe Douglas has the GM job if he wants it, per sources.
— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) June 5, 2019
Bad news Jets fans: As of *right now*, Joe Douglas turned the Jets down. It ONLY came down to money.
Maybe cheap Jets wisen up and give him the # he wants – they're less than a million per year apart – otherwise, it's Champ Kelly time
— Jason McIntyre (@jasonrmcintyre) June 5, 2019
It sounds like former Flyers forward Jori Lehtera is going to Russia. Good for him.
In other sports news, the Raptors defeated the Warriors 123-109 in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Toronto has a 2-1 series lead.
Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams doesn’t want to play for his team. Ya hate to see it.
Rob Manfred wants to find “balance” for protective netting.
SB Nation writers are tweeting at the Vox CEO for a fair labor contract.
In the news, it’s the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
There’s also a public celebration for the life of Phillies chairman David Montgomery at 3:05 PM today at Citizens Bank Park.