How bad were the Phillies against Baltimore tonight? So bad they had to bring in Jeff Francoeur to pitch. Except that Francoeur couldn’t get anybody out, so pitching coach Bob McClure tried to call down to the bullpen to get a real pitcher up. One problem: the bullpen phone was off the hook after Philadelphia found itself with a 15-run deficit.
The result? Francoeur ended up throwing 48 pitches in his two innings of work. 48!