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Phillies Nation Perfect Season: The Vince Velasquez Show


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.

Velasquez ‘s best start of his career came in his first game at Citizens Bank Park. (Ian D’Andrea)

In his second start with the Phillies, Vince Velasquez delivered one of the best starting pitching performances in Phillies history. The 16 strikeout complete game shutout put the young pitcher in the record books alongside names such as Cliff Lee and Curt Schilling. It was the most strikeouts recorded by a Phillies starting pitcher in a game since Cliff Lee set down 16 on strikes in 2011, per MLB.com. Velasquez and Schilling are the only Phillies pitchers to strike out at least 15 batters and allow zero walks.

Padres Lineup

  1. John Jay, center field
  2. Cory Spangenberg, second base
  3. Wil Myers, first base
  4. Melvin Upton Jr, left field
  5. Derek Norris, catcher
  6. Jabari Blash, right field
  7. Alexi Amaraista, third base
  8. Alexei Ramírez, shortstop
  9. Drew Pomeranz, pitcher

Phillies Lineup

  1. César Hernandez, second base
  2. Odubel Herrera, center field
  3. Maikel Franco, third base
  4. Ryan Howard, first base
  5. Cameron Rupp, catcher
  6. Andrés Blanco, shortstop
  7. Peter Bourjos, right field
  8. Tyler Goeddel, left field
  9. Vince Velasquez, 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 ‘SDN at PHI April 14, 2016’ into the search bar and click on the video.

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