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Phillies Nation Perfect Season: Bullpen strong, Peter Bourjos notches game winner against Mets


Every day until Opening Day arrives, Phillies Nation will take a daily look back at a regular season victory from that particular day in history that you can watch in full in lieu of live Phillies baseball. Think of it is as your daily Phillies watch recommendation.

Hector Neris was fantastic out of the pen for the Phillies in 2016. (Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire)

For the first time since 1979, a Phillies pitcher hit eighth. Oddly enough, the man who occupied the nine-hole during the 5-4 extra-innings victory over the Mets won it for the Phillies. With two runners in scoring position with two outs and an 0-2 count, Peter Bourjos hit a sharp ground ball to David Wright at third. Wright was unable to throw the speedy Bourjos out at first and with Freddy Galvis scoring from third, the Phillies clinched a 5-5 record on their season-long ten-game homestand.

The walk-off win could not have been possible without a stellar effort from the bullpen. Héctor Neris, Dalier Hinojosa and Jeanmar Gómez combined for six and two thirds innings of shutout ball.

Mets Lineup

  1. Curtis Granderson, right field
  2. David Wright, third base
  3. Michael Conforto, left field
  4. Yoenis Céspedes, center field
  5. Lucas Duda, first base
  6. Neil Walker, second base
  7. Asdrúbal Cabrera, shortstop
  8. Travis d’ Arnaud, catcher
  9. Bartolo Colón, pitcher

Phillies Lineup

  1. Odubel Herrera, center field
  2. César Hernandez, second base
  3. Maikel Franco, third base
  4. Ryan Howard, first base
  5. Carlos Ruiz, catcher
  6. Freddy Galvis, shortstop
  7. David Lough, left field
  8. Jeremy Hellickson, pitcher
  9. Peter Bourjos, right field

You can watch the full game down below or by using this link. You can also watch it on your Smart TV or streaming device with the YouTube app. Just put in “NYN at PHI – April 20, 2016” into the search bar and click on the video.

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