Top ten moments of the Philadelphia Phillies 2017 season

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 27: Rhys Hoskins #17 of the Philadelphia Phillies acknowledges a standing ovation by the fans after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning during a game against the Chicago Cubs at Citizens Bank Park on August 27, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 6-3. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 27: Rhys Hoskins #17 of the Philadelphia Phillies acknowledges a standing ovation by the fans after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning during a game against the Chicago Cubs at Citizens Bank Park on August 27, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 6-3. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) /
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PHILADELPHIA, PA – JULY 09: Ty Kelly #15 of the Philadelphia Phillies congratulates teammate Cameron Rupp #29 on a home run in the second inning against the San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park on July 9, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images) /

No. 7: Six home run game

Heading into the All-Star break it was hard to be a Phillies fan. The team had won just 28 games prior to the last day of the first half and was on a five-game losing streak. If you were doing something other than watching them July 9 against the Padres, no one would blame you.

However, it turned out to be a fun game to watch. The Phillies hit six home runs in their 7-1 win over San Diego. Freddy Galvis hit two home runs on the day and Nick Williams notched his first career home run after a week and a half in the majors. Cameron Rupp, Odubel Herrera, and Aaron Altherr all contributed solo home runs as well.

This strong offensive performance was a sign of things to come in the second half. The offense improved vastly in the second half, leading to a much better record.

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