Phillies Week in Review: Goodbye Chooch, Hello A.J.

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Aug 28, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; Philadelphia Phillies catcher A.J. Ellis (34) hits a two run double against the New York Mets during the seventh inning at Citi Field. The Phillies won 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 28, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; Philadelphia Phillies catcher A.J. Ellis (34) hits a two run double against the New York Mets during the seventh inning at Citi Field. The Phillies won 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports /
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Aug 17, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Thompson (44) reacts after allowing a two run home run to Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner (10) during the fifth inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 17, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Thompson (44) reacts after allowing a two run home run to Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner (10) during the fifth inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports /

Struggling Arms

Aside from Eickhoff and Velasquez, the Phillies starters had a week to forget. Adam Morgan, Jake Thompson, and Jeremy Hellickson combined to give up 18 earned runs in 14 innings pitched, including seven homers.

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Frank Hermann had a poor week out of the pen. Hermann gave up three earned runs in just two innings pitched.

Michael Mariot had a disastrous showing out of the bullpen this week. Mariot gave up six earned runs in just 1.2 innings pitched with three walks.

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