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Phillies rally extends Angels losing streak, makes fan day


A young Phillies fan’s prayer was answered when Bryson Stott hit a home run against the Angels on Sunday.

As it was the bottom of the ninth, a 3-2 count and two outs, the youngster was shown on the show clasping his hands in search of an answer. He got one when Scott’s three-run homer lifted the Phillies 9-7 against Los Angeles.

The fan, who sported a backwards rally cap, jumped for joy when the ball went through the right field fence at Citizens Bank Park.

The Phillies’ thrilling win marked their fourth in a row.

It was also the third game under interim coach Rob Thomson, who is 3-0 undefeated after replacing the fired Joe Girardi on Friday.

Los Angeles took a 6-2 lead in the eighth inning before coming back to the lead in the top of the ninth on a Matt Duffy single that drove in Tyler Wade.

With the score at 7-6, two Phillies, Alec Bohm and Didi Gregorius, found themselves on base singling in the bottom of the ninth before Stott hit the decisive dinger.

Phillies’ Bryson Stott celebrates after hitting a hit on Sunday.
Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

The Angels suffered their 11th straight loss. And to make matters worse, Angels star Mike Trout extended his career-worst no-hitter streak to 26.

New York Post

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