Phillies 5, Mets 2
Game 150 - Tuesday Night, September 18th in Philadelphia
Record - 77-73, 2nd place, 5 1/2 games behind the Braves
One Sentence Summary: Backed by RBI pinch-hits from Wilson Ramos and Justin Bour, along with a three-run home run from Jorge Alfaro, the Phillies rode a 5-run 6th inning to a 5-2 win over the Mets.
What It Means: The Braves continue to lose, and the Phillies are now 5 1/2 back in the East following this game.
What Happened: Aaron Nola allowed two runs on six hits in his 5 2/3 innings of work and came away with a no decision. One of the runs he allowed came on a solo home run to opposing pitcher Steven Matz. Hector Neris pitched a scoreless 9th inning to record his first save since June 16th.
Featured Card: Alfaro earns the card for his huge 6th inning blast.
Transaction: Aaron Loup was activated from the disabled list prior to the game, giving the Phillies 40 active players on their roster. Hard to believe, Harry.