Sports Bohm, Realmuto hit 3-run homers, Phillies beat Mets 8-2

04:45  08 april  2021
04:45  08 april  2021 Source:   msn.com

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PHILADELPHIA — Alec Bohm and J.T. Realmuto each hit a three-run homer, Rhys Hoskins had a solo shot and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 8-2 on Wednesday.

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The Phillies took two of three from their division rivals after opening the season with a three-game sweep of three-time defending NL East champion Atlanta.

Phillies ace Aaron Nola lasted only four innings, pitching out of trouble the final two. He allowed one run and six hits, striking out five.

“He had to grind through,” Phillies manager Joe Girardi said. "His location and stuff wasn’t sharp but he found a way to get through four innings against a good lineup giving up only one run. That’s the mark of a good pitcher.”

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Realmuto hit a three - run homer and fell a triple shy of the cycle, Cesar Hernandez and Roman Quinn also went deep, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 10- 2 Thursday. A day earlier, Phillies general manager Matt Klentak said: ''For this team to accomplish what it Giants: RHP Shaun Anderson (3-3, 5.06 ERA) starts Friday night at Colorado. The team has won five of his last six starts. Phillies : LHP Jason Vargas (6-5, 4.01 ERA) makes his first start since he was acquired from the Mets in the opener of an interleague series against the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

J.T. Realmuto hit a three - run homer , Neris struck out Judge in a big spot and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees 5-4 Thursday night. Phillies starter Zach Eflin allowed two unearned runs and four hits , striking out five in four innings in his first start this season. The lefty quickly ran into trouble in the first. After Andrew McCutchen lined out, Rhys Hoskins walked and Bryce Harper ripped a single. Realmuto then launched his third homer in seven games into the empty left-field seats. Loud fans gathered outside the ballpark beyond center field screamed “Sign J.T.” after the

Connor Brogdon (3-0) got five outs to earn his third win in six games. Three relievers pitched the final 3 1/3 innings.

New York starter David Peterson (0-1) surrendered six runs and seven hits in four innings.

The Mets had their season-opening series at Washington wiped out because of a coronavirus outbreak among the Nationals.

“I don't think that really hurt us,” Mets manager Luis Rojas said of the layoff. “I thought that we prepared well to come into this series and compete. ... We could’ve won this series. There’s no excuse. We go home 1-2.”

Hoskins launched an opposite-field drive just over the right-field wall in the first. Bryce Harper lined the next pitch off the fence for a double. After Realmuto walked, Bohm blasted a fastball deep into the left-centre field seats for a 4-0 lead.

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Philadelphia rookie Alec Bohm countered with a tying single in the eighth against Jeurys Familia, plating Segura before Andrew Knapp turned too wide around third and got picked off to end the inning. Segura hit his fifth homer of the season with two outs in the 10th, lining a pitch from Miguel Castro (1-1) over Mets left-hander David Peterson allowed five runs in two innings, but Erasmo Ramirez followed with five innings of one- run ball in his first appearance this season. Hoskins added a two- run homer in the second -- his ninth -- and Realmuto put the Phillies up 6-0 with a solo shot off Ramirez in the fifth.

Realmuto hit a three - run homer and fell a triple shy of the cycle, Cesar Hernandez and Roman Quinn also went deep, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 10- 2 Thursday. A day earlier, Phillies general manager Matt Klentak said: "For this team to accomplish what it wants to Arrieta helped himself in the second when he hit a sharp one-hopper with two outs and bases loaded. The ball handcuffed three-time NL Gold Glove shortstop Brandon Crawford and Arrieta hustled to beat the throw to first. He was initially ruled out but the call was overturned after a video review and a run

Pete Alonso’s RBI single in the third cut it to 4-1 but Nola escaped further damage by striking out Dominic Smith and Jonathan Villar to leave runners on first and third.

Nola got out of another jam in the fourth, freezing Michael Conforto with a backdoor curve to leave the bases loaded. Before Conforto came up, Francisco Lindor took an 0-2 curve off his foot after ripping a liner down the right-field line that just hooked foul.

Realmuto connected on the first pitch thrown by reliever Jacob Barnes in the fifth, sending an opposite-field shot out to right to make it 7-1.

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The Phillies hit two homers in the first five games before going deep three times against the Mets.

“I think the biggest thing is putting traffic on base and if you do that you’re going to score runs,” Girardi said. “Home runs do it quickly but on base is important for me.”

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J.T. Realmuto hit a three - run homer , Jake Arrieta pitched five strong innings before a rain delay of more than an hour ended his night, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 8 -3 on Tuesday night. Philadelphia Phillies ' Didi Gregorius, center, is congratulated by teammate Roman Quinn, left, next to Washington Nationals catcher Yan Gomes, right, after scoring a run on a single by Alec Bohm , during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020.

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Lindor, the four-time All-Star shortstop acquired from Cleveland in the off-season and signed to a team-record, $341 million, 10-year contract extension last week, was 2 for 11 with one RBI in his first series with the Mets.

He was taunted by Philly fans with chants of “overrated” in his last at-bat.


The Mets were 1 for 12 with runners in scoring position and left 14 men on base.


Philadelphia’s starters have a 2.18 ERA in the first six games. The bullpen is at 3.27.


Hoskins hit two doubles along with his homer and became the fourth Phillies player with seven extra-base hits in the first six games. He joined Ryan Howard (2010), John Kruk (1993), and Del Ennis (1950).


Mets: 3B J.D. Davis wasn’t in the lineup because of swelling in his bruised left hand. A 91 mph fastball hit his hand Tuesday night. A second set of X-rays were negative. He remains day to day.


Mets: RHP Taijuan Walker starts the home opener Thursday against Miami. Walker spent last season with Seattle and Toronto, going 4-3 with a 2.70 ERA.

Phillies: RHP Zack Wheeler (1-0, 0.00 ERA) starts the opener of a three-game series at Atlanta.


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