July 5 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET23:27 ET3:27 GMT11:27 8:27 PM MST10:27 PM EST10:57 PM VEN7:27 UAE (+1)10:27 PM CT-Ben Lively fell to 1-4, allowing four runs - two earned - on five hits and one walk in 4.0 innings, as the Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Wednesday. Lively struck out four, ending the game with a 3.80 ERA and 1.38 WHIP on the season. Analysis: Lively was pulled for a pinch hitter in the bottom of the fourth inning throwing 52 of his 84 pitches for strikes. He's still looking for his first win since his MLB debut on June 3.
June 30 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET23:51 ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST11:21 PM VEN7:51 UAE (+1)10:51 PM CT-Ben Lively fell to 1-3, allowing two runs on five hits and four walks in 6.1 innings, as the Philadelphia Phillies lost to the New York Mets 2-1 on Friday. Lively struck out two, ending the game with a 3.72 ERA and 1.37 WHIP on the season. Analysis: Lively walked four of his first nine batters and received two visits to the mound from pitching coach Bob McClure before there was an out in the bottom of the second. But the right-hander got two early double plays and settled down nicely to work 6 1/3 effective innings.
June 25 9:12 AM PT10:12 AM MT11:12 AM CT12:12 PM ET12:12 ET16:12 GMT0:12 9:12 AM MST11:12 AM EST11:42 AM VEN20:12 UAE11:12 AM CT-Ben Lively fell to 1-2, allowing five runs - four earned - on seven hits in 5.1 innings, as the Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-2 on Saturday. Lively did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.90 ERA and 1.36 WHIP on the season.
June 18 5:37 PM PT6:37 PM MT7:37 PM CT8:37 PM ET20:37 ET0:37 GMT8:37 5:37 PM MST7:37 PM EST8:07 PM VEN4:37 UAE (+1)7:37 PM CT-Ben Lively allowed three runs on eight hits and one walk in 6.0 innings as the Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Sunday. Lively struck out six, ending the game with a 3.33 ERA and 1.37 WHIP on the season. Analysis: Lively became the first Phillies pitcher since Brandon Duckworth in 2001 to start his career with four consecutive quality starts.
June 14 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET0:15 ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST11:45 PM VEN8:15 UAE11:15 PM CT-Ben Lively allowed three runs on eight hits and two walks in 7.0 innings as the Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Tuesday. Lively struck out two, ending the game with a 3.00 ERA and 1.33 WHIP on the season. Analysis: Lively notched his third quality start in as many outings and has pitched seven innings in each game.
June 9 9:44 AM PT10:44 AM MT11:44 AM CT12:44 PM ET12:44 ET16:44 GMT0:44 9:44 AM MST11:44 AM EST12:14 PM VEN20:44 UAE11:44 AM CT-Ben Lively fell to 1-1, allowing three runs on nine hits and two walks in 7.0 innings, as the Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Thursday. Lively struck out three, ending the game with a 2.57 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season. Analysis: Lively may be someone you want to add right away. He's had solid seven-inning outings in both of his major league starts since being called up from Triple-A, where he went 6-1 with a 2.40 ERA this year. Last season, he was a combined 18-5 with a 2.69 ERA in the minors.
June 3 4:27 PM PT5:27 PM MT6:27 PM CT7:27 PM ET19:27 ET23:27 GMT7:27 4:27 PM MST6:27 PM EST6:57 PM VEN3:27 UAE (+1)6:27 PM CT-Lively allowed one run on four hits and three walks in 7.0 innings to defeat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 in his major league debut Saturday. Analysis: A former fourth-round draft pick of Cincinnati in 2013, the 25-year-old earned the promotion after going 6-1 with a 2.40 ERA in nine Triple-A starts this season.