The Philadelphia Phillies' offense continues to struggle despite benching Johan Rojas for two games, as they faced issues scoring runs, leading to a 5-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

By the Numbers
  • Philadelphia Phillies returned to .500 on the year after the loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • The Phillies' lineup only managed to score two runs in Friday's game without Johan Rojas.
Yes, But

Rojas has shouldered much of the blame for the team's poor offensive start, but the struggles seem to extend beyond one player's performance.

State of Play
  • Philadelphia Phillies are back at .500 following the recent loss.
  • Manager Rob Thomson mentioned that sitting Rojas was a temporary re-set, and he is expected to return to the lineup soon.
What's Next

It remains to be seen how Rojas will perform when he returns to the lineup, and whether the team can address their offensive challenges effectively.

Bottom Line

The Philadelphia Phillies face offensive struggles despite benching Rojas, highlighting deeper issues within the team that need addressing beyond individual player performances.