Phillies Nation

2022 Postgame Recaps

Familia, offense struggles in loss to Rangers


Gibson allowed three earned runs through 6 1/3 innings in a loss against Texas. (Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire)

Final Score: Rangers 7, Phillies 0

For the first time in the Rob Thomson era, the Phillies have lost back-to-back games. They dropped their third game of the season against the Texas Rangers (32-35) by a final of 7-0. They are now 36-33.

Without Bryce Harper, the Phillies offense was held scoreless and went 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position. It’s the fifth time the Phillies have been shutout this season.

Rangers starter Martin Perez shut down the Phillies for the second time this season. He now has 13 shutout innings against Philadelphia in 2022 after posting a 4.50 ERA in six previous outings.

With a 3-0 deficit, the Phillies tasked Jeurys Familia with getting five outs. He escaped the seventh with an inherited runner on first with a strikeout-throwout double play, but he allowed four runs off two home runs in the eighth to put the game out of reach.

Gibson solid against former club

Kyle Gibson was cruising through the Rangers lineup up until the fifth inning when Nathaniel Lowe and Jonah Heim went back-to-back to give Texas a 2-0 lead. Lowe’s home run was a rocket that sailed over the left center field wall in quite a hurry while Heim’s was a high drive that creeped just over Nick Castellanos’ outstretched glove.

Overall, Gibson was solid in his first outing against his former club. He went 6 1/3 innings and allowed three runs while striking out four. Tuesday marked Gibson’s third-consecutive quality start. He now has a 4.06 ERA in 2022.

Matt Vierling’s frustrating night

Two tough strike calls and a timely play in the outfield led to a pretty frustrating night for Matt Vierling. A nine pitch at-bat with two outs ended on a questionable strike three call by home plate umpire Charlie Ramos.

His next at-bat featured a called strike that was even farther inside for strike two. The call was a bit more consequential as Vierling had runners on first and second with one out. Vierling did square up a pitch from Perez and hit into the left-center field gap. The ball held up just enough for the left fielder Kole Calhoun to make a diving grab to possibly save two runs from scoring.

Shibe Vintage Sports Notes

  • Kyle Schwarber’s bunt single to begin the game extended his on-base streak to 25 games.
  • Familia has allowed 16 home runs since the start of 2021.
  • Globe Life Field is the 109th different venue the Phillies have played in throughout the club’s 140-year history.

Ticket IQ Next Game

  • Wednesday, June 22 vs. Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field
  • 4:05 p.m. ET
  • TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
  • Radio: Sportsradio 94 WIP

MORE FROM PHILLIES NATION

  1. Phillies 2022 Walk-Up Songs
  2. Before His Walk-Off, Rhys Hoskins And His Wife Jayme ‘Went Yard’ For MDA
  3. Phillies Prospect Jhailyn Ortiz Homers Off Max Scherzer
  4. Bryce Harper On Trea Turner: ‘I’m Excited To See Where He Goes Next Year’
  5. Bake McBride, Ron Reed To Be Inducted Onto Phillies Wall Of Fame
  6. Yes, Rob Thomson Has Taken Notice Of ‘Twitter Machine’ Logan O’Hoppe
  7. Bryce Harper On Clubhouse Under Rob Thomson: ‘It’s A Different Vibe’
  8. Executive Believe Phillies Will Target Star SS After 2022 Season
  9. New Phillies 2022 Promotions Include Mike Schmidt Ring, Nick Castellanos T-Shirt
  10. Takeaways From Dave Dombrowski, Rob Thomson Press Conference
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Phillies Nation has been bringing Phillies fans together since 2004 with non-stop news, analysis, trade rumors, trips, t-shirts, and other fun stuff!

Browse the Archives

Browse by Category

Copyright Phillies Nation, LLC 2004-2022
Not Affiliated with Major League Baseball or the Philadelphia Phillies

To Top