PHILADELPHIA — Alec Bohm and J.T. Realmuto every hit three-run homers, Rhys Hoskins had a solo shot and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Mets, 8-2, on Wednesday.
The Phillies took two of three from their division rivals after opening the season with a three-game sweep of three-time defending N.L. East champion Atlanta.
Phillies ace Aaron Nola lasted solely 4 innings, pitching out of bother the ultimate two. He allowed one run and 6 hits, placing out 5.
“He needed to grind by,” Phillies Supervisor Joe Girardi mentioned. “His location and stuff wasn’t sharp however he discovered a technique to get by 4 innings in opposition to a superb lineup giving up just one run. That’s the mark of a superb pitcher.”
Connor Brogdon (3-0) acquired 5 outs to earn his third win in six video games. Three relievers pitched the ultimate Three ⅓ innings.
Mets starter David Peterson (0-1) surrendered six runs and 7 hits in 4 innings.
The Mets had their season-opening collection at Washington worn out due to a coronavirus outbreak among the many Nationals.
“I don’t assume that basically harm us,” Supervisor Luis Rojas mentioned of the layoff. “I believed that we ready effectively to come back into this collection and compete. We might’ve gained this collection. There’s no excuse. We go residence 1-2.”
The Phillies hit two homers within the first 5 video games earlier than going deep 3 times in opposition to the Mets.
“I believe the most important factor is placing visitors on base and in the event you do that you just’re going to attain runs,” Girardi mentioned. “Dwelling runs do it shortly however on base is essential for me.”
Francisco Lindor, the four-time All-Star shortstop acquired from Cleveland within the low season and signed to a team-record, $341 million, 10-year contract extension final week, was 2 for 11 with one R.B.I. in his first collection with the Mets.
He was taunted by Philly followers with chants of “overrated” in his final at-bat.
Mets-Nationals Sequence Rescheduled
The postponed season-opening collection between the Washington Nationals and Mets has been rescheduled, with two of the video games moved to June and the opposite to September.
A coronavirus outbreak on the Nationals prompted Main League Baseball to scrap the video games initially slated to be performed in Washington on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday of final week.
As a substitute, M.L.B. introduced Wednesday, one recreation will likely be a part of a break up doubleheader at 1:05 p.m. and 6:05 p.m. on June 19; one other will likely be at 7:05 p.m. on June 28, which had been an off day for each groups; and the final will likely be Sept. four as a part of a doubleheader at 1:05 p.m. and 6:05 p.m.