PHILS FANS SHOW TRAITOR WERTH SOME LOVE — AND SOME HATE!

By Sam Bush

Phillies fans are savoring yesterday’s 6-5 win over the Washington Nationals, which avoided a sweep.

And they liked something else:

The Nats’ bullpen’s latest meltdown spoiled Jayson Werth’s 14th career multi-home run game and first four-hit game since 2014.

Boos rained with each Werth hit, peaking during his two slow home run trots. The fans always get on Werth here because six years five months ago he made a sound financial decision. Some Phillies enthusiasts still haven’t gotten over the split.

Werth’s past three multi-home run games have been against the Phillies. His 15 home runs at Citizens Bank Park since 2011 — his first season with the Nationals after leaving the Phillies for a seven-year, $126 million contract — are the most by a visitor. The homers Sunday — both off Phillies right-hander Jeremy Hellickson — accounted for Washington’s first three runs. And both times Max Scherzer facetiously joined the chorus of boos from the top step of the Nationals’ dugout, turning around on the top step.

“All I hear is cheers,” Werth said. “There’s a lot of love going on out there.”

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