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Phillies Nation Perfect Season: Kingery’s slam leads Phillies to victory over Reds


Every day until Opening Day arrives, Phillies Nation will take a daily look back at a regular season victory from that particular day in history that you can watch in full in lieu of live Phillies baseball. Think of it is as your daily Phillies watch recommendation.

Scott Kingery hit his first career grand slam in just his eighth career start. (Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire)

The first dollar dog night of the season is always a cause for celebration. Even more so considering ace Aaron Nola was on the mound to take on the Cincinnati Reds. Despite the cool temperatures, Nola took care of business, going eight innings while allowing only one run on three hits.

The offense remained hitless until the sixth inning, struggling to break through against starter Homer Bailey. They took the lead in the seventh off a J.P. Crawford RBI single against future former Phillies reliever Jared Hughes.

In the eighth, the Reds made the interesting decision to walk Nick Williams and load the bases for Scott Kingery. Kingery made them pay, as he pulled his first career grand slam over the wall in left to give his team a 6-1 lead.

Reds Lineup

  1. Jesse Winker, right field
  2. José Peraza, second base
  3. Joey Votto, first base
  4. Scooter Gennett, second base
  5. Adam Duvall, left field
  6. Tucker Barnhart, catcher
  7. Alex Blandino, third base
  8. Homer Bailey, pitcher
  9. Billy Hamilton, center field

Phillies Lineup

  1. César Hernandez, second base
  2. Carlos Santana, first base
  3. Odubel Herrera, center field
  4. Rhys Hoskins, first base
  5. Nick Williams, left field
  6. Scott Kingery, third base
  7. Jorge Alfaro, catcher
  8. J.P. Crawford, shortstop
  9. Aaron Nola, pitcher

You can watch the full game down below or by using this link. You can also watch it on your Smart TV or streaming device with the Youtube app. Just put in ‘CIN at PHI April 10 2018’ into the search bar and click on the video.

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