The Phillies won another squeaker tonight, but they won it and that's what matters. There are only a few songs that this occasion calls for.
Or how about this?
God yes. That's the stuff.
The hero of the game, for the second night in a row, was Tyler Goeddel. He went 2-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base, and he crossed the plate as the go-ahead run in the fifth. Other standouts include Odubel Herrera, who went 2-for-4 with a homer that almost wasn't. Yeah, a fan reached beyond the railing and interfered with his homer, but thankfully the call wasn't changed and the homer stood. Ryan Howard also had a run scoring double in the fourth.
Worth mentioning is also Aaron Nola, who pitched another great game, surviving some mishaps in the first. He's great. This team is great. They're all great and I love them.
An honorable hero mention goes to Cameron "The Refrigerator" Rupp, for taking the helmet aimed at his heart like a champ. In the ninth inning, bad pitching from David Hernandez allowed the Reds to come within one run. With one out and runners on second and third, Goeddel caught a fly ball and unleashed a huge throw to the plate to get Eugenio Suarez before he could score. The throw made it, but Suarez decided to put his helmeted head down and ram directly into the chest of Rupp. Rupp took it, and he held on to the ball to boot.
The call was reviewed, but it didn't change anything. The game was over, and hopefully Rupp will head directly to an MRI.
Who is gonna start the Rupp Ryders and head to the game as a rapping motorcycle group? Do it.— Pat Gallen (@PatGallenCBS3) May 15, 2016
This is the best idea in the history of the universe.
Here's a doozy for you.
Need I say more?