Phillies tighten hold on first in Major’s standings
It might have been a cool evening but that didn’t lower the temperature of the Phillies’ bats as the Brotherly Love boys hammered out 13 hits for a 14-1 win over the Cardinals in Lincoln Little League Majors play Thursday night.
The Manley brothers, Connor and Grady each drove in three runs and Joey Baker added two. Brennan Rozell and Ty Williams scored three runs apiece and Grady Manley crossed the plate twice.
Baker blasted a round-tripper and Rozell and Williams had doubles.
The Cardinals’ Miles Pleich brought home Garret Tofft for the Red Bird’s score.
Baker also pitched two innings of no-hit ball with Connor Manley and Haydn Cloud working one inning each.
The Cards' Gage Eastlick threw for 2 1/3 innings with relief from Wyatt Arbaugh and Pleich.
Standings – Phillies 5-0, Braves 4-1, Rangers 4-2, Pirates 2-1, Rays 2-4, Cardinals 1-5, Giants 0-4.
PHILLIES 14, CARDINALS 1
Phils 5 4 2 3 0 x – 14
Cards 0 0 1 1 x x – 1
Friday – Braves at Giants, 7:15 pm
Saturday – Pirates at Braves, 1:15 pm
Saturday – Cardinals at Pirates, 3:30 pm
Saturday – Rays at Braves, 6 pm