The Phillies entered Wednesday having lost five of seven games. They hadn’t taken the field since Sunday, instead waiting around for the rain to let up on Monday and Tuesday night.
Maybe all that downtime didn’t do the bullpen any good. Cole Irvin gave up back-to-back home runs in the eighth and the Phillies saw a two-run deficit turn into four, then five, and the Phillies lost to the Nationals, 6-2.
Here’s how the game played out here.
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