Originally posted on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 4/14/14
Domonic Brown’s three-run homer in a five-run eighth inning brought the Phillies back from a four run deficit. The problem, again, was the bullpen. Jake Diekman gave up a grand slam to Dan Uggla in the top of the ninth, and the Braves won 9-6. Hernandez Sweats, Bullpen Wrecks  -Jake Diekman, ugh. After the Phillies take a lead with a ridiculous eighth inning, Diekman was awful and gave up a grand slam to Dan Uggla. We’ve been over it with the bullpen time and again, so no sense harping on what everyone knows. It has killed this team. -BJ Rosenberg was summoned to keep the game close in the eighth but failed to do so. Miserably. Evan Gattis, Dan Uggla, and Andrelton Simmons hit back-to-back-to-back bombs to blow the game open. Ryne Sandberg really didn’t want to use BJ Rosenberg, but did, and paid for it. With the three straight home runs from the only three batters he faced, BJ Rosenberg became the only pitcher in the last 100 years to do so. -Roberto Hernandez pitched admirably but completely
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