“A turnaround of epic proportions,” The Philadelphia Phillies bullpen goes from shaky to unstoppable

Phillies' bullpen dominates last 10 games, showing impressive performances that could lead the team to the playoffs.

“A turnaround of epic proportions,” The Philadelphia Phillies bullpen goes from shaky to unstoppable

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In a recent transformation of epic proportions, the Philadelphia Phillies bullpen has morphed from a shaky, unreliable group to an unstoppable force. A mere week ago, there were serious concerns about the bullpen’s ability to perform, except Jose Alvarado and Andrew Bellatti. However, in the last 10 games, the Phillies’ bullpen has been nothing short of dominant, showcasing a remarkable ability to silence opposing batters.

Their performances have left fans in awe, allowing just three runs in 32 innings of work with 40 strikeouts and only four walks. Their ability to control the game has resulted in several come-from-behind victories, including an exhilarating win against the Seattle Mariners just a few days ago. Such a level of dominance is a far cry from the Phillies bullpen’s previous struggles.

The most recent example of the bullpen’s prowess came when starting pitcher Taijuan Walker left the game early due to forearm tightness, leaving the Phillies three runs down against the Mariners. The bullpen stepped up to the plate, shutting down the Seattle lineup for the game’s final five innings. Such a level of performance allowed the Phillies hitters to claw their way back and ultimately secure the win in the eighth inning.

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Philadelphia Phillies’ bullpen: From concerns in performance to absolute dominance pitch in just ten games

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Philadelphia Phillies ( Image via MLB )

This turnaround is astonishing, given the recent concerns surrounding the bullpen’s reliability. A week and a half ago, Craig Kimbrel struggled with his slider, and Seranthony Dominguez looked lost on the mound. However, the bullpen’s recent performances have left Phillies fans hopeful that the team’s relief pitchers have turned a corner and are ready to become a reliable force in the National League.

It’s no exaggeration to say that the Phillies bullpen has been nearly untouchable over the last 10 games. They have defied all expectations with their dominant performances, allowing just three runs in 32 innings. Their impressive ERA of 0.84 and a 0.75 WHIP, coupled with their ability to strike out batters and limit walks, has made them a force to be reckoned with.

According to Crossing Board, The Phillies’ bullpen’s recent success has been a welcome surprise for fans who had been concerned about the team’s reliability outside of a few key players. With Craig Kimbrel struggling to find his rhythm and Seranthony Dominguez looking lost on the mound, many wondered whether the bullpen would be a liability for the team moving forward.

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