Zack Wheeler struck out eight and tossed a three-hit shutout and Alex Bohm homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-0 win and four-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. Wheeler threw his second career shutout and complete game in 144 starts and first since 2014 when he played for the New York Mets. Wheeler put two runners on in the ninth and retired Daniel Vogelbach on a foul pop on the 118th pitch to finish the shutout.
Alec Bohm crushes a solo home run to right-center field for the first run of the game in the 7th inning
Milwaukee Brewers (17-14, second in the NL Central) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (16-15, first in the NL East) Philadelphia; Thursday, 1:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (2-0, 1.80 ERA, .80 WHIP, 40 strikeouts) Phillies: Zack Wheeler (2-2, 3.49 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 41 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Phillies +106, Brewers -122; over/under is 7 runs BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee enters the game as losers of their last four games. The Phillies are 12-6 in home games in 2020. Philadelphia's team on-base percentage of .295 is last in the National League. Bryce Harper leads the team with an OBP of .434. The Brewers are 9-6 on the road. Milwaukee ranks last in the National League in hitting with a .219 batting average. Kolten Wong leads the team with an average of .284. The Phillies won the last meeting 5-4. Brandon Kintzler notched his second victory and Didi Gregorius went 1-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs for Philadelphia. Freddy Peralta registered his first loss for Milwaukee. TOP PERFORMERS: Rhys Hoskins leads the Phillies with 16 extra base hits and is slugging .508. Travis Shaw leads the Brewers with 22 RBIs and is batting .220. LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 6-4, .197 batting average, 3.83 ERA, outscored opponents by one run Brewers: 4-6, .241 batting average, 4.65 ERA, outscored by 22 runs INJURIES: Phillies: Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow), Archie Bradley: (left oblique), Roman Quinn: (finger), Matt Joyce: (calf), Bryce Harper: (wrist), Ronald Torreyes: (undisclosed), Jean Segura: (right quad). Brewers: Eric Yardley: (shoulder), Bobby Wahl: (right oblique), Justin Topa: (elbow), Josh Lindblom: (right knee), Zack Godley: (finger), Dylan File: (elbow), Corbin Burnes: (undisclosed), Brett Anderson: (right hamstring), Christian Yelich: (back), Tim Lopes: (right oblique), Derek Fisher: (left hamstring), Daniel Robertson: (concussion), Jace Peterson: (thumb), Mark Mathias: (shoulder), Manny Pina: (toe), Omar Narvaez: (left hamstring). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press