Time to Snap the Streak?
Just looked it up: the Phillies tonight are trying to avoid being shutout four times in five games for the first time since …
August 23-27, 1974.
The Phillies lost to Larry Dierker, Dave Roberts, Don Wilson and Jack Billingham in ’74.
The Phillies have not been shutout in three consecutive games since May 20-23, 1983.
J.A. Happ threw 50 pitches in a bullpen session today in Clearwater, Fla. He will throw live BP on Sunday.