No. 5: Six home runs in one game
The Phillies ended the first half in grand fashion with a dominant 7-1 win over the Padres. It snapped a five-game losing streak and gave the team some momentum heading into the second half of the season.
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What made the win so special was the fact that they hit six home runs in the win. It was the first time the Phillies had done so since Aug. 11, 2004 when they beat the Rockies 15-4. Randy Wolf and Jim Thome each hit two while Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley each added one.
This time around, it was Freddy Galvis leading the way with two monster shots of his own, one that went into the second deck and one that hit the scoreboard hanging off it.
Nick Williams hit his first career home run on an opposite-field line drive that just stayed fair and got over the fence. Aaron Altherr, Cameron Rupp, and Odubel Herrera rounded out the home run onslaught.
It was one of the more impressive wins of the season and just fun overall to watch. That hasn’t happened too much this season so when there’s a fun win, we better revel in it.