It shouldn't have been as close as it was.
The Phillies out-hit and out-pitched the Braves from start to finish on Saturday night. So, when fans at Citizen Bank Park saw the score knotted at five runs apiece in the bottom of the 9th, the bewilderment in their faces said it all.
How could this be? How could the Phillies have more than twice the hits and less than half the strikeouts and not be leading with two outs remaining in the game?
Those questions were quickly forgotten when Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis hit a walk-off home run off Freddy Garcia to beat the Braves, 6-5.
Here are three cuts from the game.
1. Andrelton Simmons had an unforgettable performance on an otherwise forgettable night
Simmons' last at-bat would have been replayed for weeks had the Braves been able to pull out the victory.
Jonathan Papelbon was on the mound to close for the Phillies, who led 5-3 and needed only two outs to take down the National League's best team on consecutive nights. Papelbon...