PHILS SHOULD WIN WHEN THEY SCORE 6 RUNS — EXCEPT AGAINST METS!

By Peter Marx

Pete Alonso homered, doubled and drove in four runs, lifting the New York Mets past the Phils 8-6.

Alonso has 45 RBI this season and has especially battered the Phillies, with five home runs and 17 RBI in 10 games against them.

Alonso had a sacrifice fly in a three-run first, a two-run homer — his 12th — in the third and an RBI double in the fourth.

Down 7-0 to Carlos Carrasco, the Phillies made it close by scoring six times in the sixth inning, capped by Garrett Stubbs’ three-run homer.

Mets relievers Drew Smith, Joely Rodríguez, Seth Lugo and Edwin Díaz held on, helping the NL East leaders beat the Phils for the seventh time in 10 games this season. Díaz got his 11th save in 14 chances.

Shut out by Carrasco (5-1) on two hits going into the sixth, he Phils rallied on infield hits by Rhys Hoskins and Alec Bohm that set up RBI singles by Bryce Harper and Nick Castellanos.

A run-scoring grounder by Jean Segura and a two-out walk to Odúbel Herrera brought on lefty Chasen Shreve, and the lefty-hitting Stubbs lined a drive into the right-field seats.

The Phillies brought back Bailey Falter (0-2) from Triple-A to make the start. On his first pitch, Brandon Nimmo hit a routine grounder to rookie shortstop Bryson Stott, who threw it away for an error.

“I know everybody in here is putting in the work, it’s just not paying off,” Castellanos said.

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