Apparently, the Diamondbacks left their newfound offense in Phoenix. THe Snakes were blanked by the Friars pitching on Friday night. Oh, and Fernando Tatis, Jr is good at baseball.
Luke Weaver’s nemesis has returned. The right-hander issued two runs on two hits and a walk in only three innings. Both of those hits left the yard.
Related: Weaver’s Short Outing Was Planned
In response to the trend of Luke Weaver starting to flag in the fourth and fifth innings, Torey Lovullo made the decision to slate Weaver for only three innings of work on Friday night.
Luke Weaver is not the only starting pitcher to see the length of his outings curtailed.
The current schedule, which appears to already be waiting for further adjustments due to further positive test results coming out of St. Louis, has the Phillies having to play seven games in six days, in three cities in the middle of August. It should be noted that, while the Phillies did have a staffer test positive, the players have, so far, avoided catching the virus. Staying safe has not helped them avoid the pitfalls of this condensed season.