The Phillies’ bullpen is currently undergoing some problems. So is Nick Pivetta.
Their No. 2 starter has gone 0-3 in the month of June, after allowing 13 runs in 14 innings (8.36 ERA) and giving up six runs in five innings in a 7-2 loss to the Rockies last night.
Pivetta’s struggles started early. He allowed two singles to the first two batters he faced, followed by a Nolan Arenado sac fly.
The fourth inning was the crusher, in which he allowed five runs. After walking Arenado and giving up a bunt single to Carlos Gonzalez, who beat the shift,