.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The Philadelphia Phillies have won the series 3-0. (Photo credit: AP)

  • The Philadelphia Phillies overcame a disappointing start from Aaron Nola
  • Philadelphia pulled within 1½ games of NL East leader Atlanta Hawks
  • Washington has lost five in a row and 21 of the last 27 games

.Philadelphia, PA, USA
(Photo Credit: Twitter/@RhysHoskins)

  • Rhys Hoskins was placed on the 10-day injured list with a groin injury
  • He is the first baseman for Philadelphia Phillies
  • Brad Miller has stepped in at first base during his absence

Llovera had a terrible outing.(Photo credit: Instagram/

  • The Phillies celebration was dampened as one of their players created a dubious record
  • Llovera became just the second pitcher to face three batters and get hit out of the park by all three of them
  • He became the only pitcher to give three straight home runs and his team went on to win

Philadelphia Phillies have signed TJ Rivera. (Photo credit: Instagram/TJ Rivera)

  • The trade means Rivera will get a second stint with the Phillies organization
  • In the major league, Rivera played over 106 games for the New York Mets in 2016-17
  • He had to undergo Tommy John surgery in September 2017

Nola broke a 51-year-old MLB record. (Photo: Instagram/Aaron Nola)

  • The 28-year-old right-hander was throwing against Seaver's former club, the New York Mets
  • Seaver, a Hall of fame right-hander, helped the Mets capture the 1969 World Series title
  • Nola was named the US national collegiate pitcher of the year in 2014