Phillies vs. Angels: Zack Wheeler, JT Realmuto have helped Rob Thomson win another victory

Early running, solid defense, no bullpen, late insurance … wherever they are, Joe Girardi should think, “Really?”

The Phillies’ offense jumped with the Angels starting the barrel on the second straight night, scoring the first five innings in a 7-2 victory.

Rob Thomson is 2-0 as long-serving ambassador since taking over Girardi, who was sacked Friday morning. Thomson begins his lead with a success following the Reeling Angels team that lost 10 in a row.

The Phillies are 24-29 with three wins in a row.

“Yesterday, it was obviously an amazing day,” said Rhys Hoskins. “The baseball business shows up from time to time but it’s fun to see the guys just coming out of the stadium and playing.

“We are very fortunate that some of us have been with Rob Thomson for a number of years and there are some obvious ones. It should be a business as usual. I think that is the nature of the football game, and one day and a day out thing. Unfortunately, the game just goes on.

“Business as usual and let’s win baseball games.”

His sound was instantly set by Kyle Schwarber, who was about to enter first place under the first inning for the second straight game. He smashed one in the right field where the fan came to the wall to disrupt it, which resulted in two.

Schwarber has been shut down and this is an example of how he can be helpful as an unruly leader. In his last five games, he is 7 out of 18 with four homers, two and five.

The Phillies were not fooled out of the gate by Michael Lorenzen, who entered with a 3.19 ERA. Eight of the first 10 fighters arrived, three via march. JT Realmuto and Johan Camargo drove two each with two and one.

Camargo’s double collision was huge. As the Phillies did in the beginning, it would have strengthened Angelo if he had run away and left Camargo and only allowed two more times, especially as Lorenzen set out to shoot five cordless frames later. Camargo was in the background reading with the startups raised before using them and singing in pairs. It extended the inning for Mickey Moniak, who drove in the fifth speed and hit the inside.

Camargo then added another great knock, doubling the eighth which gave the Phillies a much longer break and helped them use Connor Brogdon in the ninth inning instead of approaching Corey Knebel.

“I’ve been working hard so it’s good to see results,” said Camargo, who has been sidelined all season with Jean Segura sitting sidelined for three months with a broken finger.

Realmuto tripled, high performance. In his last 11 appearances, he is 14 for 35 years (.400) with five innings, triple, homer and 9 RBI. He had a good game on both sides, again pulling out Shohei Ohtani trying to steal at the right distance, 81 mph curveball in the first inning. Realmuto has lost 9 out of 18 potential non-thieves, leading the authorities by 50 percent.

Zack Wheeler, National League Pitcher of the Month in May, won his fourth victory. He hit nine, all in the running game, plus Mike Trout twice. Trout is 0 out of 8 on the list and has no problem in his last 23 bats, the longest in his career.

Despite the strong line (6 IP, 2 ER), Wheeler was not very mature, coming out of each of the first five innings and putting a few men under three of those six. The biggest Inning was fifth, with Angels holding the highest position for the third time after Lorenzen retired from 10 of the 11 Phillies. Alec Bohm started the inning with a clutch play, jumping to his right and shooting to remove Matt Duffy. Ahead of Ohtani and Trout, that is the most important moment. Wheeler allowed himself to run in the inning but it was so, thanks to his success vs. Trout is a Bohm drama.

“It’s a very good game,” Thomson said. “He had a pigeon, he had a presence and was ready to fight in the first place. That was a great game to not be the first with the boys coming.”

Bohm had a night full of adventure. After beating his first AB, he pulled it out of the cross and it had blood on his neck when a piece of bats shot him and cut him off. He remained in the game and just missed the pilot two times the next time, flying 401 feet to Trout in the middle.

“The boys are upset,” Thomson said. “This is a situation where you don’t want to see a man injured, but the boys get upset and beat the elephant from time to time.”

Brad Hand and Seranthony Dominguez each threw a break. Hand’s ERA did not drop to 1.13 in the 23rd quarter and has not allowed a run since May 4. Dominguez has not been available since May 3.

The Phillies go sweeping Sunday afternoon at 1:35 p.m. Kyle Gibson (3-2, 3.83) opposes left-back Patrick Sandoval (3-1, 2.70), perhaps the most consistent arm in the Angels’ current transformation.

“We’re happy but we have to control how we feel,” Camargo said of the three-match victory. “It’s just the beginning. We need to keep fighting and fighting because we know we are a good club. “

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