San Diego – June 25-26, 2022

Phillies’ win over Padres overshadowed by Harper’s injury

“Pyrrhic victory (noun): A victory that comes at a great cost, perhaps making the ordeal to win not worth it.” The Phillies earned a Pyrrhic victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. The offense scored three runs in the fifth inning against Padres starter Blake Snell, Zach Eflin went five mostly solid innings and an outstanding (actually, perfect) performance from the bullpen allowed a 4-2 lead to stand — without much anxiety — for the final four innings. But the news that overshado