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8/30 Dores in the Pros MLB Game Thread

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It was the Rhys Hoskins show in Philly.

MLB: AUG 27 Reds at Brewers - Game 1 Photo by Larry Radloff/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Today’s Featured Games

Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies—6:00pm CT ESPN

Phils took it 4-1last night in a different type of unexpected way. Rhys Hoskins, who hasn’t exactly been setting the world on fire until this week... well... continued to set the world on fire. His 3 R dinger and game saving 9th inning catch to rob Freddie Freeman were the two deciding factors as the Phils took their 5th straight to claw back to .500 ball. Zack Eflin was dealing on the mound, as well, darting his sinker in and out of the corners of the strike zone, and befuddling Atlanta hitters (save for Camargo who hit one to Pittsburgh). If not for the rain delay ending his night early, it’s likely Eflin throws a CG, as he was only at 83 pitches when the tarp came out in the 7th. The rain delay gave Atlanta a chance, but Philly’s shaky bullpen patched the save together.

Dansby went 1-3 with a BB, but wasn’t really all that much of a factor, as the offense around him was flailing.

Other Games Featuring Former Dores

Chicago Cubs vs. Cin City Reds—Live Now on MLB.TV

Cin City split the double header, losing 3-0 and willing 6-5. Casali played in game two and went yard.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Beer Makers—1:10pm MLB.TV

Beer makers won 7-6. Reynolds went 0-4 yet again to drop even further below Mr. Mendoza.

San Fransisky Garlic Fries vs. Arizona D-Bags—3:00pm CT MLB.TV

Fries won 5-2. Yaz went 1-5 with an RBI.

Oakland A’s vs. Houston Trashcan Bangers—POSTPONED

Trashcan Bangers won 6-3 last night. No Kemp, as newly acquired La Stella started at 2nd.