Philadelphia Phillies infielder, Freddy Galvis, hits a two-run home run off of Washington Nationals relief pitcher Blake Treinen in the bottom of the ninth inning bringing the Philliles to within only one run of the Nationals. Unfortunately, the Phillies could not muster another run and lost their home opener to the Washington Nationals 7-6.
Washington Nationals defeat Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 in Phillies home opener.
These 10 selected images from the Philadelphia Phillies home opener won by the Washington Nationals 7-6. The Nationals jumped off to an early 7-0 lead on the strength of strong pitching by Max Scherzer, last year’s National League Cy Young winner and power hitting by Bryce Harper, Daniel Murphy, and Jason Werth, each of whom hit home runs. The Phillies fought valiantly, and in the 9th inning came within one run of tying the game, based on a two run home run by Freddy Galvis.