With another win (3 – 0) against the New York Mets, at Citizens Bank Park, on Sunday, August 8, the Philadelphia Phillies completed the sequence winning the three games. But the numbers are even more significant. The Phillies has now eight streak wins at the MLB. The last time they won eight straight, Roy Halladay earned two wins during what became a nine-game streak.
The last loss was against the Pittsburgh Pirates, 3 – 2, on Saturday, July 31. Phillies scored 55 runs in the following eight games, which results in 6,8 per game, and had 29 runs against, resulting in 3,6 per game.
These numbers are even better than the rest of the season. But with the incredible streak wins, they have eight wins and two losses in the last 10 games and lead the National League East, with 59 wins and 53 losses in the season (34 – 21 at home and 25 – 32 away), 518 runs scored (4,62 per game) and 523 runs against (4,66 per game), and reduced the run differential.
The record in this season for the Phillies belongs to Rhys Hoskins, with 104 games, and Alec Bohm, with 102. Hoskins also led the team in Home Runs, with 24, followed by Bryce Harper and Andrew McCutchen, both with 20.
Now they will stay in Philadelphia Phillies, where they will face Los Angeles Dodgers in the following three games. The first one will be on Tuesday, August 10, at home. According to Bovada, LA Dodgers is the favorite to win the game, with -164 odds.
Take a look at all the eight streak wins below:
- Phillies 3 Mets 0
- Phillies 5 Mets 3
- Phillies 4 Mets 2
- Phillies 7 Nationals 6
- Phillies 9 Nationals 5
- Phillies 5 Nationals 4
- Phillies 7 Nationals 5
- Phillies 15 Pirates 4