clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Rise and Phight: 9/9/2021

At least Bryce Harper is still awesome.

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Milwaukee Brewers Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports

Oof. I think this line from Lauren’s recap last night says it all: “They’ve scored just three runs in their last 18 innings, and tonight were 1-for-5 with runners in scoring position.”

What else is there to say?

Bryce Harper was walked three times because no one else in the Phillies lineup is a threat right now. Kyle Gibson continues to prove that he’s just a number 4/5 type pitcher. J.T. Realmuto continues to prove that being a good hitter for a catcher isn’t the same thing as being a good hitter.

That’s all I’ve got to say. Here are your links.

Here at The Good Phight:

Phillies news:

MLB news: