The Philadelphia Phillies with a come from behind win made it five wins in a row. A 7-6 win to sweep the four-game series with the Washington Nationals. Bryce Harper did what Harper does against his former team with his 250th career home run
Aaron Nola, went 5 innings with 5 hits, 5 earned runs walking three, and fanning 7. Enyel De Los Santos, Jose Alvarado,, Mauricio Llovera, and Archie Bradley combined for four innings. Each nabbing one inning each with the only damage was Alvarado surrendering 3 hits and Bradley, a pair. “The Ronald” Torreyes, kicked off the scoring with an RBI single before Harper crushed a ball to dead center for his historic 250th.
Washington fought back off a Carter Kieboom single that cut the lead in half, 2-1. After knotting it up, Phillie killer, Josh Bell went yard with a three-run shot to put the Nationals in the drive’s seat at 5-2. Odubel Herrera cut it 5-3 with a SAC fly and the ever-reliable, JT Realmuto leveled the score with a two-run double.
Rhys Hosking answered with another two-run double for a 7-5 Philly advantage. Juan Soto scored on a Bradley error to cap the 7-6 affair. Philadelphia now embarks on what may be their biggest weekend of the season, taking on the first place, New York Mets who hold a 1/2 game lead over your Phillies. The win marks the first time since May 14th that the Phils are three games over .500. The Philadelphia Phillies with a come from behind win.