Phillies starting pitcher Vincent Velasquez season has come to an end after pitching on Saturday (September 3rd) against the Atlanta Braves. Velasquez isn't injured but the Phils have decided to shut him down so he will be ready for next season. Velasquez ends the 2016 season with a 4.12 ERA (Earned Run Average)...starting 24 games and throwing 131 innings. He also struck out 152 batters this season with an 8-6 record. Alec Asher is expected to take Velasquez's place in the rotation for the rest of the season.
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