The Phillies had a terrible weekend in San Francisco. They were swept after scoring only one run all weekend. The lone run came on a solo homerun by pitcher Jake Arrieta on Sunday.
— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) June 3, 2018
After the disastrous weekend an angry Jake Arrieta called out his Phillies teammates. He even went after the team’s shifts and decision making.
Here is a portion of Jake Arrieta’s postgame comments today, courtesy of @JSalisburyNBCS. Criticizes Phillies defensive shifts, Kingery’s decision-making and general lack of offense in series vs. Giants. pic.twitter.com/6DvpJwdXBU
— Sean Kane (@SKaneNBCS) June 3, 2018
The weekend was historic for all the wrong reasons. It was the first time in MLB history a team was swept and scored only one run on a homer from a pitcher.
The Phillies scored 1 run while being swept in a 3-game series by the Giants. It came on a Jake Arrieta HR.
According to @EliasSports, it's the 1st time in MLB history that a team scored only 1 run while being swept, with that run coming courtesy of a HR by a pitcher.
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 4, 2018