The Philadelphia Phillies visit Chase Field on Wednesday afternoon to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Philadelphia comes into this game with a 61-58 overall record after dropping three of the last five games played. Kyle Gibson took the mound for Philadelphia last game out giving up three runs on seven hits across six innings of work resulting in the loss.
Philadelphia struggled tremendously from the plate going a combined 3-30 on the day including 0-5 with runners in scoring position to leave seven men on base. Bryce Harper showed the only sign of life for the Philadelphia line up with a solo home run in the third inning.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 39-81 on the year after the recent win against the Philadelphia Phillies. Josh VanMeter led the way for the Philadelphia offense going 2-3 on the day including a two-run home run in the sixth inning off Kyle Gibson. Josh Rojas chipped in three hits on the day, while driving in the other run for Arizona.
Taylor Widener got the star for Arizona giving up one run on two hits, while striking out five batters across five innings of work resulting in a no decision. Miguel Aguilar came on in relief giving up no runs on no hits across 1.1 innings of work to pick up the win.