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Phillies Pound 22 Hits, Cruise to 18-2 Win Over Diamondbacks

Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper (3) is congratulated by Kyle Schwarber, right, after Harper scored against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper (3) is congratulated by Kyle Schwarber, right, after Harper scored against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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Phoenix (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies pounded 22 hits, scored 18 runs and did basically anything they wanted offensively in an 18-2 drubbing of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.

Yet surprisingly, the story was about the pitching.