Aaron Nola's seven-inning shutout lifts Phillies in first game of doubleheader vs. Marlins

It would be really helpful, Joe Girardi said hours before the Phillies started Friday’s doubleheader, for Aaron Nola to pitch deep into the first game against the Marlins. The team’s bullpen was not only unreliable, but it was also worn out. An extended start for Nola would ease the burden.Nola was happy to oblige — and then some — as he pitched all seven innings of an 11-0 win over Miami. He struck out 10, allowed three hits, and walked none. It was just seven innings, but it is still Nola’s first career complete game.He was excellent and gave Girardi a full bullpen for the second game of the…

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