Phillies right fielder Nick Williams crept in from his usual spot, playing about 50 feet closer to home plate than he normally would — challenging, almost daring, Amed Rosario to hit a ball over his head.
It didn’t take long for Rosario to oblige, shooting the first pitch he saw in the sixth inning Wednesday to the right-field wall. The resulting two-run triple gave the Mets a 4-2 win and an abbreviated, two-game series sweep over the Phillies at Citi Field. The Mets improved to 40-19 against the Phillies since the start of the 2015 season.
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