Sports Talk with Brodes: Velasquez, Bullpen, & Offense Doom the Phillies in 11-6 Loss
The Philadelphia Phillies lose 11-6 to the Miami Marlins and lose their opening series. What a disgrace.
Bryce Harper hit a 3-run home run and Jay Bruce had an RBI triple to give Vince Velasquez a 4-0 lead. He lost the lead in the second inning.... which is NOT what we needed out of Velasquez.
Cole Irvin was awful, Reggie McLain got destroyed, and Nick Pivetta allowed a home run. To summarize, the bullpen is a major issue.
Offensively, the bases were loaded three times and not one run came across the board. On a positive note, Adam Haseley had four hits and made the most of his opportunity in the leadoff spot.
The New York Yankees are next. Should we be concerned?