The Phillies’ bullpen after Howard was a bright spot in Monday’s loss. Connor Brogdon struck out two in a scoreless inning and left-hander Bailey Falter followed by allowing one baserunner over his three scoreless innings. Falter was called up earlier in the day as Enyel De Los Santos was sent down.
Long story short, in the top of the 10th, Anderson took a leadoff walk, Yermín Mercedes advanced Mendick to third on a flyout, and Yoán Moncada made contact for a fairly shallow sacrifice fly to score the go-ahead run. Not exactly glamorous, but it got the job done.Boston Red Sox
They will soon have a chance to own the record outright rather than sharing it with the 1943 Philadelphia Athletics and the 1963 New York Mets. They conclude their four-game set at Oracle Park with a game that begins, for the morbidly curious, at 12:45 p.m on Thursday.
-DeGrom was masterful through six scoreless innings, but his night came to an end there. He allowed just one hit and struck out 10 on 80 pitches. He lowered his season ERA to an unfathomable 0.56.Oakland Athletics
Detroit Tigers left-hander Matthew Boyd realized something was wrong with his body and signaled to manager AJ Hinch in the dugout.
9. Bryant makes playing a different position each night look so effortless. Saturday, he made his first start at third base since April 20. He started in right field Sunday, tracking down a two-out line drive in the eighth with a runner on second to keep St. Louis scoreless.San Diego Padres
"We need to try not to get too excited. He was that good," Cora said. "Just the energy and the quality of the pitches, the tempo, he looked really good. Really good. He said that's the best he's felt throughout the process."Philadelphia Phillies
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