Phils survive lineup-card error to top Brewers
McCutchen hit a leadoff homer in the first inning and a solo homer in the third. It was his second leadoff homer in three games. It was his first multi-homer game since Sept. 26, 2017. Miller hit a three-run homer into the second deck in right field in the third to make it 6-1.
Nola allowed one run in six innings. Girardi planned to have right-hander Enyel De Los Santos pitch the seventh. The Phillies announced his promotion from Triple-A Lehigh Valley at 5:19 p.m. ET, a little less than two hours before the game. They informed him about the promotion about five hours before first pitch.
They had plenty of time to make everything right. But De Los Santos wasn’t on the umpires’ card, so he could not pitch. (The Phillies still had left-hander Cristopher Sánchez on theirs. He was demoted in the afternoon and pitched two scoreless innings Tuesday night for Lehigh Valley.)
The mix-up had shades of the June 2015 game in Baltimore when the Phillies had their bullpen phone off the hook, forcing former pitching coach …
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