Final: Phillies 3, Nationals 0 ❖ Attendance: 24,186
WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the fourth time of the season, the Philadelphia Phillies (11-10) pitching staff has shut out their opponents, defeating left-hander Gio Gonzalez and the division-leading Washington Nationals (14-6) 3-0 Wednesday evening at Nationals Park.
In doing so, the Phillies secured their third consecutive road series victory against National League East division opponents and climbed over the .500 threshold this late into a season for the first time since May 4, 2014.
The Phillies have won five of their last six games, outscoring their opponents 32-23. They will look to secure their first sweep of the season Thursday afternoon in the series finale.
WP: Jeremy Hellickson (2-1, 3.81 ERA) ❖ LP: Gio Gonzalez (1-1, 1.42 ERA) ❖ SV: Jeanmar Gomez (6)