Final: Phillies 8, Nationals 0. WP: Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.73 ERA) LP: Stephen Strasburg (11-5, 3.12 ERA)
I forewarned after the matinee game on Sunday afternoon that many Phillies may have put on the red pinstripes for the very last time. Well, it turns out a couple of fan favorites, Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence, indeed have. With Victorino going to Los Angeles and Pence heading to San Francisco, the Phils' outfield has a new, fresh persona surrounding it.
The Phillies recalled outfielder Domonic Brown from the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, and catcher Brian Schneider was activated from the 15-day disabled list prior to Tuesday night's action. To make room for catching prospect Tommy Joseph, who was a part of the Pence deal, the Phillies sold Tuffy Gosewisch to the Toronto Blue Jays for no compensation.
Victorino and Pence weren't the only Phillies rumored to be on the trading block. Many others were coveted by clubs but deals could not be finalized. Juan Pierre had drawn