PHILADELPHIA – The Phillies were set to beat the Brewers and overcome their own snafu on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park.
Andrew McCutchen had two homers, Brad Miller had a three-run homerun and Sam Coonrod had a five-strikeout stoppage in a 6-5 win over the Brewers. The Phillies made it through six innings when a roster card error helped turn a five-point lead into a one-run lead. This bizarre event had nuances from the July 2015 game in Baltimore when the Phillies picked up their cell phone, preventing them from bringing a reliever into the game, and the April 2018 game in Atlanta, when the Phillies called Hoby Milner. in the game. despite the fact that he had not thrown a warm-up pitch.
McCutchen had a first circuit in the first circuit and a solo circuit in the third. It was McCutchen’s second home homer in three games. It was the first multi-homer game for McCutchen since September 26, 2017.
Miller hit a three-run homerun in the second bridge into right field in the third to make it 6-1.
Aaron Nola threw 114 shots in six innings. Phillies manager Joe Girardi predicted Enyel De Los Santos to start seventh. The Phillies announced their promotion to Triple-A Lehigh Valley at 5:19 p.m. ET, just under two hours before the game.
One problem: De Los Santos wasn’t on the roster, so he couldn’t pitch.
David Hale walked in and started a four-point rally for the Brewers. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run homerun over southpaw JoJo Romero to make it 6-5.
But Coonrod recorded five strikeouts to bring the Phillies down to 0.500 and win back-to-back games for the first time since leaving 4-0.