The Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-2 in game one of the three game series at Citizens Bank Park.
Phillies pitcher Ben Lively got his fourth and final win of the 2017 season. He lasted six innings, and allowed two runs on six hits. Those two runs were via home runs.
Lively, who is questionable to return to the 2018 Phillies rotation, finishes his 2017 season with a record of 4-7 and a ERA of 4.26.
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Franco finished the night going 1-for-4, however he drove in two runs.
Rhys Hoskins went 1-for-4 tonight, and he is very due for a home run. Hopefully, he gets at least one more home run before the season ends on Sunday.
With this win, the Phillies are 65-95. The Mets are now 69-91.
Mets pitcher Matt Harvey only lasted four innings after allowing four runs.
Matt Harvey pitched four innings in his final start of the 2017 regular season. Over the four innings, he allowed four earned runs, including one home run, and walked three batters. Harvey got three strikeouts tonight. He gave up seven hits, and got the loss. He finishes 2017 with a record of 5-7 and a ERA of 6.70.
Game two is Saturday night at 7:05pm EST at Citizens Bank Park. Phillies can get the series victory if they win. Ring The Bell!