Padres bullpen falters late in 7-5 loss to Phillies

June 5, 2019

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adam Haseley drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning with his first big league hit, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old Haseley made his major league debut Tuesday as the center fielder for the NL East-leading Phillies, who are scrambling to reconfigure their outfield. Odúbel Herrera has been on administrative leave since May 28 while he is investigated under baseball's domestic violence policy, and Andrew McCutchen tore his left ACL on Monday and will miss the rest of the season. Philadelphia acquired Jay Bruce from Seattle on Sunday.

Haseley was promoted from Double-A to Triple-A on May 29. He was 0 for 4 in his Phillies debut and went 1 for 3 with a walk on Wednesday, batting eighth in the order both days.

Craig Stammen (4-2) walked Scott Kingery with two outs in the eighth, and Haseley sliced a sinker for an opposite-field double down the left-field line. Pinch-hitter Andrew Knapp followed with an RBI single for Philadelphia, which won its second straight after a season-high five-game losing streak.

Bruce hit a solo homer in the fourth, his third with the Phillies and 17th this season.

Philadelphia trailed 5-2 in the seventh when César Hernández hit a run-scoring triple off Trey Wingenter. Bryce Harper greeted Stammen with an RBI double and scored the tying run on Jean Segura's single.

San Diego loaded with the bases with one out in the eighth before Héctor Neris struck out pinch-hitter Ian Kinsler and retired Manny Machado on a flare that was caught by Segura in short left field.

Juan Nicasio (1-2) retired Wil Myers on a comebacker that ended the seventh. Neris got five outs for his 12th save in 14 chances.

San Diego's Cal Quantrill, a son of former-Padre Paul Quantrill, allowed two runs and five hits in five innings.

Philadelphia's Jake Arrieta gave up five runs, seven hits and five walks in a season-low 4 2/3 innings.

Josh Naylor also homered for the Phillies and Myers went deep for the Padres.


Phillies: RHP Zach Eflin (5-5, 3.02) will open a three-game series against visiting Cincinnati on Friday. He is 0-2 with a 9.58 ERA in two career starts against the Reds.

Padres: LHP Joey Lucchesi (4-3, 3.96) will face the visiting Nationals to start a four-game series.


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