Phillies prevail in pitching showdown against the Braves, 1-0

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Good teams find ways to win when some things aren’t clicking, and for the Phillies, that thing, right now, is their offense. So, on Thursday night they beat the reigning World Series champions with their pitching. Clinging onto just a one run lead — that came from a Matt Vierling sacrifice fly in the bottom of the second — the Phillies’ pitching staff allowed just six hits and two walks against the Braves, a team that ranks second in baseball in OPS, with .760. Ranger Suarez gave the Phillies one of his best starts in weeks, Zach Eflin — who has activated off the 15-day injured …

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