-Josh Harrison (.185) started at second base, batting seventh. Harrison went 1-for-4 with a strikeout and a fielding error.
-Andrew Lambo (.300) started in right field, batting fourth for the second straight game. Lambo went 1-for-3 with an RBI single, a walk, a strikeout, and a caught stealing. Lambo also committed a fielding error.
-Jordy Mercer (.286) was the designated hitter, batting fifth. Mercer went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly RBI.
-Brian Leach (0.00) pitched an inning, allowing three runs, all unearned, on three hits, with one walk and no strikeouts. Leach threw 24 pitches, 17 for strikes. He also allowed a double to Bryce Harper for Harper’s first hit.
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