Phillies Walk Off Atlanta on Luke Williams 2 Run Homer
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Luke Williams walked Philadelphia off with his first big league homer, hitting a two-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Phillies over the Atlanta Braves 2-1. The Phillies had just four hits and made 15 straight outs before Andrew McCutchen drew a one-out walk off Will Smith in the ninth. Pinch-hitter Brad Miller popped out to second, bringing up Williams, who was promoted from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday for his first taste of the majors. Williams drove an 0-1 slider over the wall in left. It was the 24-year-old’s first homer in an affiliated game since connecting on Aug. 23, 2019 for Double-A Reading.
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