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Locked On Phillies 5/23: Irvin hammered, which leaves questions in starting rotation



Cole Irvin has made three starts for the Phillies. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

On the May 23, 2019 edition of Locked On Phillies, Phillies Nation Editorial Director Tim Kelly breaks down Cole Irvin’s struggles in the Phillies loss to the Chicago Cubs Wednesday evening and what it could mean for his spot in the rotation moving forward.

Later in the show, Kelly previews Thursday afternoon’s matchup between Aaron Nola and Jon Lester. Kelly also takes a look at where Lester’s career ranks among some of his peers, including Cole Hamels.

Locked On Phillies is a daily Phillies podcast hosted by Tim Kelly that’s part of the Locked On Podcast Network. You can listen to and download Locked On Phillies on the new podcasting app Himalaya, as well as Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.

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  1. Mike

    May 23, 2019 at 11:46 am

    Really? He missed his spot a few times and was hurt with the long ball. If the runners would have advanced on the pass ball prior to Realmuto’s hit, the score line would have been different, the psychological impact would have been different. Irvin could have pitched more aggressively up to 2 runs instead of one. But instead, we are whoa is me with the rotation. Seriously!

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