Phillies win 7-1 against Braves, hit five home runs on record-setting night

Published by
The Philadelphia Inquirer

ATLANTA — Monday night’s 7-1 win was an important one. The Phillies have just 12 games left to play, and 10 of those are against teams with a record below .500. They sit at 3 ½ games ahead of the Diamondbacks in first place in the National League Wild Card race. It’s a good position to be in, but it would be better if they could come out of Atlanta relatively unscathed. And it wasn’t a certainty that they would. The Phillies dropped three of four to the Braves last week, in their 2-5 homestand. But on Monday, they played dominant baseball against a team with 96 wins. They hit five home runs, i…

Read More