Four Storylines From Phillies Weekend Sweep of the Braves

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Apr 23, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis (left) and first baseman Brock Stassi (right) talk between innings against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies won 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 23, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis (left) and first baseman Brock Stassi (right) talk between innings against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies won 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports /
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Apr 23, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis (left) and first baseman Brock Stassi (right) talk between innings against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies won 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports /

The Phillies earned their first sweep of the 2017 season over the weekend against the Braves. Here are four storylines from the series.

The Phillies evened their record to 9-9 after sweeping the Braves over the weekend. It was their second straight series win after taking two of three from the Mets the series prior. They now sit in third place in the NL East behind the Nationals and the Marlins.

The Phils have an off day Monday before they face the Marlins for the first time this season. In the meantime, let’s take a look at four storylines from the weekend’s sweep.

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