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Phillies Nation Perfect Season: Nola matches career-high in strikeouts in win against Brewers


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 as your daily Phillies watch recommendation.

June 5, 2016 – Phillies 8, Brewers 1

A day after his 23rd birthday, Aaron Nola matched his career-high in strikeouts while throwing six shutout innings in a Sunday afternoon victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Aaron Nola won six games for the Phillies in 2016. (Arturo Pardavila III/Wikimedia Commons)

The Phillies’ offense secured a comfortable lead for Nola in the fifth. In the game’s second instance of fan interference, Tommy Joseph hit a line drive to right-center field that was initially ruled a home run. After extensive review, the crew chief called fan interference and Joseph returned to second base. Nonetheless, the Phillies had a 4-0 lead:

The call didn’t prove to be much of an issue as Jimmy Parades smacked a three-run home run the very next at-bat:

The Phillies would go back-to-back as Cameron Rupp homered to left to make it an 8-0 game:

The win marked Nola’s fifth of 2016 and the team’s fourth victory in the last sixteen games.

Brewers Lineup

  1. Jonathan Villar, shortstop
  2. Scooter Gennett, second base
  3. Jonathan Lucroy, catcher
  4. Chris Carter, first base
  5. Domingo Santana, right field
  6. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, center field
  7. Hernán Pérez, third base
  8. Ramón Flores, left field
  9. Wily Peralta, pitcher

Phillies Lineup

  1. Odubel Herrera, center field
  2. Freddy Galvis, shortstop
  3. Maikel Franco, third base
  4. Tommy Joseph, first base
  5. Jimmy Parades, right field
  6. Cameron Rupp, catcher
  7. Cody Asche, left field
  8. César Hernández, second base
  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 “MIL at PHI June 5, 2016” into the search bar and click on the video.

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