Phillies News: Positive injury updates on Bryce Harper & Jose Alvarado

Philadelphia Phillies v Colorado Rockies
Philadelphia Phillies v Colorado Rockies / Dustin Bradford/GettyImages

The Philadelphia Phillies had their five-game winning streak on Mother’s Day at Coors Field against the Colorado Rockies. The Phillies to the Rockies 4-0 in the final game of the series. The Phillies were shut out for the fourth time in this young season. Aaron Nola could’ve been better but gave the Phillies a chance to win as he pitched seven innings, and gave up six hits, and four earned runs. Philadelphia heads to San Francisco to play the Giants. Bailey Falter (0-6, 5.75 ERA) takes the ball for Philly, and Alex Wood (0–0, 2.46 ERA) does so for San Francisco. 

More Phillies News

  • The Phillies have some injury progress with two important players in the team’s core. Bryce Harper and Jose Alvarado both have further details on their throwing statuses. Harper is throwing from 75-90 feet this week. Alvarado has gone seven straight days without throwing and is feeling a lot better every day.
  • Reliever Nick Nelson has suffered a setback in his rehab assignment for the Triple-A Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Nelson left his last Triple-A start with a left hamstring issue after throwing 68 pitches in four innings. It is same the hamstring Nelson has been having issues with this season.

MLB News

  • The San Diego Padres have one of the most recognizable, popular, and skilled lineups in the game. That is why their bad start to the season with their fearsome foursome is worth watching. 
  • It was all bad just a week ago. The St. Louis Cardinals have begun to switch the pendulum that is their season in a positive direction
  • More stuff from the Cardinals game and it is about the slow advancements in production value for the MLB and the viewer watching on a screen. This Paul DeJong home run from the umpire’s point of view adds a new element to the broadcasts.