Galvis, Phils beat Papelbon in 10, end Nats' win streak at 7

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Freddy Galvis hit an RBI double off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over Washington 3-2 Sunday, ending the Nationals' seven-game winning streak.

Freddy Galvis hit an RBI double off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over Washington 3-2 Sunday, ending the Nationals' seven-game winning streak.

Bryce Harper set a career high by homering in his fourth straight game, hitting a solo shot in the top of the 10th that put the Nationals up 2-1. The Phillies then rallied off their former closer.

Pinch-hitter Andres Blanco hit an RBI single with two outs to tie it. He scored when Galvis drove a ball over left fielder Jayson Werth's head.

Galvis stomped on second base and players rushed from the Phillies' dugout chase him down to celebrate.

Papelbon was 5 for 5 before blowing the save.

Peter Bourjos hit a one-out double to left off Papelbon (0-1). Blanco lined a hit to left and the speedy Bourjos scored just ahead of Werth's throw.

Harper sent a full-count pitch from Jeanmar Gomez (1-0) into the seats in right-center field for his sixth home run. The reigning NL MVP became the second player to homer in six straight games in Philadelphia. Harper joined Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, who did it in 1955.

Carlos Ruiz hit a solo homer for the Phillies.

Both starters pitched well enough to earn a win.

Washington's Gio Gonzalez allowed one run and four hits with eight strikeouts in seven innings. The lefty has no wins despite an 0.69 ERA in two starts.

Philadelphia's Charlie Morton gave up one run and four hits, striking out six in six innings. His streak of 12 1-3 scoreless innings ended in the sixth.

Ruiz lined a shot to left to give the Phillies their first lead of the series, 1-0 in the second.

The Nationals tied it at 1 when Anthony Rendon hit an RBI single to right with two outs in the sixth. With runners on second and third, Harper hit a slow grounder up the middle. Shortstop Galvis made an excellent play, ranging over to his left and throwing across his body to get the hustling Harper. Washington challenged the call, but it was upheld.

After taking leads of 5-0 and 3-0 in the first inning in the first two games, the Nationals went down 1-2-3. Harper hit a single but was thrown out trying for a double. He was called out after a video review.

A third review went Philadelphia's way in the eighth when Chris Heisey was called safe at first base following a grounder to third. But the call was overturned when video showed first baseman Darin Ruf made a sweep tag after the throw pulled him off the base.

The Phillies finally lost one to technology in the ninth. Odubel Herrera bounced out to shortstop and the play stood after a review.

STANDINGS

Nationals:
Fell to 9-2.

Phillies: Improved to 6-7.

SUDDENLY PATIENT

Herrera drew his 12th walk and seventh in four games. His 12th walk last year came on Aug. 5 in his 327th plate appearance. Herrera also leads the majors in pitches per at-bat.

UP NEXT

Nationals:
RHP Tanner Roark (1-1, 2.45) starts the opener of a four-game series at Miami. Jose Fernandez (0-1, 5.06) goes for the Marlins.

Phillies: RHP Jerad Eickhoff (1-1, 1.50) takes the mound at home against the Mets. Noah Syndergaard (1-0, 0.69) pitches for New York. Eickhoff is 1-3 with a 2.88 ERA in four starts against the Mets, including a loss on April 8. Syndergaard was 2-0 with a 1.46 ERA in two starts vs. the Phillies last year.


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