Phillies Sweep Yankees Off the Stage.

You know what they say, the show must go on, and the show definitely went on for the Philadelphia Phillies over the weekend as they welcomed the New York Yankees.

The Phillies were in a crucial spot to maintain momentum after they picked up a series win against the Atlanta Braves.

The gates were open for Phillies fans to come and enjoy the game as the restrictions were lifted and the ballpark could be a 100% compacity. The Phillies almost had Eighty thousand fans combined for the weekend series! It was a sight to behold!

The Phillies started the first game hot! They put up 4 runs in the first inning against Jameson Tallion and he had to exit stage right because he couldn't get an out in the first inning. The Phillies would record 6 hits 4 runs in the first inning and the vibes were flying high!

Vinny V was on the mound for the Phillies and he did his job for the Phillies as a starting pitcher. He went 5 innings, gave up 2 runs, and struck out 5. It was a solid performance for Velasquez.

The Phillies would have a 7-2 lead going into the late innings and the bullpen was atrocious yet again. It was not a good look for the Phillies bullpen as they gave up 5 runs in the late innings. Hector Neris was just awful in his save attempt as he gave up a game-tying three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to D.J. LeMahieu.

The Phillies had a chance to walk it off in the bottom of the ninth but failed to do so with runners at the corners. But then a hero always emerges in the play. Jean Segura would step up to the plate and do this...

He hits a walk-off grounder that can not be played right and the Phillies win game 1 of the series.

In Game 2 of the series Aaron "Ace" Nola needed a big game in any way possible and he delievered.

He absolutely dominated the Yankees lineup from top to bottom. He was an outright dominant pitcher for the Phillies. Let's hope he can continue to deliver these types of performances for the Phillies in future starts.

The Phillies offense was rolling as well, as they put up four runs in the first inning. This Phillies team is starting to get hot, other MLB teams watch out!

With Nola's performance along with the red hot Phillies offense, the Phillies had a no walk-off necessary Game 2 to sweep the New York Yankees to push them back over .500 with a record of 32-31.

The Phillies will look to continue their momentum with a west coast road trip starting with the Dodgers at 10:10 EST.

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