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Hoping to stay in race, Phillies host Mets

NEW YORK -- The third time was the charm Tuesday night for the Philadelphia Phillies, who finally earned a win on a night in which the Atlanta Braves lost.

The Phillies will look to continue a last-ditch attempt to get back into the National League East race Wednesday night when they host the New York Mets in the finale of a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park.

The Phillies evened the series Tuesday night when Jorge Alfaro's three-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning in a 5-2 victory. The win, coupled with the Braves' 8-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, pulled Philadelphia within 5 1/2 games of first-place Atlanta, which has a magic number of seven for winning the division.

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Leaders
AVG: B. Nimmo.266
HR: M. Conforto26
RBI: M. Conforto75
SB: A. Rosario19
W: N. Syndergaard12
ERA: J. deGrom1.78
Saves: R. Gsellman11
K: J. deGrom251
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .236 (29)
Runs: 646 (21)
Hits: 1206 (27)
Home Runs: 164 (19)
Stolen Bases: 62 (23)
OBP: .312 (22)
SLG: .394 (24)
Total Bases: 2008 (24)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.17 (19)
Runs Allowed: 669 (19)
Saves: 36 (21)
Strikeouts: 1342 (8)
OpBA: .249 (17)
OBP: .315 (13)
SLG: .404 (13)
Run Support: 4.29 (22)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/8 J. Lobaton Purchased From Minors
9/8 A. Swarzak Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
9/8 A. Swarzak Removed From 10-Day DL (Right shoulder inflammation)
9/8 B. Wahl Transferred to 60-Day DL (Strained right hamstring)
9/3 D. Gagnon Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/8 D. Smith Left groin tightness (day-to-day)
8/27 J. McNeil Quadriceps (day-to-day)
8/17 B. Nimmo off 10-day DL
8/17 B. Wahl Strained right hamstring (on 60-day DL)
8/4 A. Swarzak off 10-day DL
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