Sports Talk with Brodes: Phillies Win 5th Straight, Beat Mets 5-3
The Philadelphia Phillies win their fifth straight game by taking down the New York Mets 5-3! Joe Girardi gave Bryce Harper a rest day since he is ice cold, hitting 7 in his last 45 attempts.
Jake Arrieta threw seven innings and recorded seven strikeouts. What a great bounce-back from his last start which was the shortest of his career. Also, Arrieta hasn't had a seven inning performance in his last 20 starts.
In the seventh inning the game was tied. Phil Gosselin and Roman Quinn were a big reason why the Phils took the lead. In the eighth, Jean Segura added insurance and Adam Haseley was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. Hector Neris got into trouble and Tommy Hunter had his back with the help of Rhys Hoskins' defense. Yes, you read that correctly. Brandon Workman recorded a clean save!