Nola sharp over 7, Phillies pounce early to beat Red Sox 3-2

BOSTON (AP) Phillies shortstop Jean Segura was throwing out Red Sox baserunners from both sides of the infield.

Segura made a quick flip to throw out Xander Bogaerts for the first out in the ninth when he attempted go from second to third on a grounder to short. Then, while covering the second base position in a shift, Segura gloved a hard liner and threw to first to double off pinch-runner Chris Owings and end the game.

''Segura was on top of his game in that inning,'' Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler said after beating Boston 3-2 on Tuesday night. ''Real quick reactions, and certainly good positioning by (infield coach Bobby Dickerson).''

Segura added a two-run double in the first inning and Aaron Nola (12-3) pitched seven innings of four-hit ball to help Philadelphia snap a two-game losing streak. Nola allowed two runs and one walk while striking out seven to win for the sixth time in his last seven decisions.

Kapler said he plans to pitch the right-hander every fifth day, even with days off, through the end of the season.

''We're in a playoff race and he's far and away our best and most dependable pitcher,'' said the manager, whose team remained two games behind the Cubs and tied with the Mets in the NL wild-card race after both Chicago and New York also won Tuesday night. ''It's time to take that liberty.''

In the opener of a two-game interleague series, three of the first four Philadelphia batters reached base, including back-to-back doubles by Bryce Harper and Segura. Boston made it 3-2 on Jackie Bradley Jr.'s homer in the third but managed just four more hits the rest of the game.

Jose Alvarez and Mike Morin shared the eighth before Hector Neris came on for the ninth and gave up a leadoff double to Bogaerts.

Bogaerts was out trying to advance to third on a grounder to the shortstop, and then Owings was doubled off first on a hard liner to Segura, who was shifted between first and second, to end the game.

''That's a no-no and he knows it,'' Red Sox manager Alex Cora said about Bogaerts. ''That ball was right in front of him and that's a big mistake right there.''

Neris earned his 22nd save.

Red Sox starter Brian Johnson (1-2) allowed three runs, six hits and two walks, striking out four in 3 2/3 innings as Boston ended a five-game winning streak.

NEAR MISSES

Boston's leadoff batter reached safely five times in nine innings but only one scored. The Red Sox had the potential tying run at second in the fifth and sixth innings with nobody out but both times failed to score.

Bogaerts said that was on his mind when he doubled to lead off the ninth.

''Probably not the best way to think, but based on how the game was going, I felt like we were on second base a lot and we kind of got stranded the whole game. It was just a risk that I took to try and get to third,'' Bogaerts said. ''Obviously it wasn't the right decision.''

FOUL CALL

Cora was upset about a call in the fourth inning, when Rhys Hoskins hit a chopper right down the line that was fielded by third baseman Rafael Devers behind the bag. Third base umpire Vic Carapazza spread his arms - apparently signaling a foul ball - but the play continued.

Devers threw to second, but did not get the runner retreating to the bag; there was no play at first. Hoskins was credited with a single.

J.T. Realmuto struck out to end the inning.

RELIEF

The Boston bullpen kept up its strong run, allowing just one baserunner in 5 1/3 innings. Over the past six games, the Red Sox relievers have allowed only two earned runs in 26 2/3 innings pitched. They have not allowed a homer in 102 batters.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Phillies: RHP Jake Arrieta (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day injury list.

Red Sox: LHP David Price (wrist) threw in the bullpen before the game and could return to the roster as soon as this weekend in San Diego.

UP NEXT

Phillies: LHP Drew Smyly (2-6, 7.09 ERA) is 1-1 in five starts for Philadelphia since being acquired from Texas in July. The Phillies are 4-1 in the games Smyly has started.

Red Sox: RHP Rick Porcello (11-9, 5.49) has won six of his last eight starts and is second on the club in victories.

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PHI65-60
300000000370
BOS67-60
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  • W: A. Nola (12-3)L: B. Johnson (1-2)S: H. Neris (22)
  • HR: BOS - J. Bradley (15)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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R. Hoskins DH31100202.238.379.476.8554.0
J. Realmuto 1B40000014.277.328.480.808-0.5
B. Harper RF41100001.254.373.492.8653.0
J. Segura SS41120010.284.331.434.7654.5
C. Dickerson LF40000021.294.337.537.874-1.0
S. Kingery 3B40210010.271.329.488.8171.5
C. Hernandez 2B40200020.283.331.397.7281.0
A. Haseley CF30000103.248.301.390.6913.0
A. Knapp C40000041.192.316.263.579-2.0
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    M. Betts RF40100021.284.390.502.8922.0
    R. Devers 3B40000012.329.377.592.969-0.5
    X. Bogaerts SS40100001.308.383.561.9442.0
    J. Martinez DH30000112.308.383.558.9410.5
    C. Owings PR-DH00000000.129.190.218.4080.0
    A. Benintendi LF40000012.284.359.465.824-0.5
    C. Vazquez C30100011.280.319.480.7991.5
    M. Moreland 1B31100021.244.320.512.8331.0
    B. Holt 2B20000002.314.389.440.8290.0
    a- S. Travis PH10000000.263.315.485.8000.0
    M. Hernandez 2B00000000.325.350.468.8180.0
    J. Bradley CF31221001.224.317.406.7238.0
    • a-flied out for Holt in the 8th
    BATTING
    • 2B - B. Harper (31), J. Segura (29)
    • RBI - J. Segura 2 (52), S. Kingery (37)
    • 2-Out RBI - S. Kingery (10)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Hoskins 2 (2), J. Realmuto 2 (2), B. Harper, A. Haseley 2 (2)
    BATTING
    • 2B - X. Bogaerts (43), C. Vazquez (20)
    • HR - J. Bradley (15)
    • RBI - J. Bradley 2 (49)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Devers, J. Martinez, J. Bradley
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - A. Haseley (2)
    • CS - S. Kingery (3)
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - M. Betts (13)
    FIELDING
    • DP - 2 (Realmuto-Segura; Segura-Realmuto)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    A. Nola (W, 12-3)7.04221713.511.2327.5
    J. Alvarez (H, 9)0.11000003.061.36-1.0
    M. Morin (H, 4)0.20000103.190.870.5
    H. Neris (S, 22)1.01000003.250.999.0
    PITCHERSIP
    A. Nola (W, 12-3)7.0
    J. Alvarez (H, 9)0.1
    M. Morin (H, 4)0.2
    H. Neris (S, 22)1.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    B. Johnson (L, 1-2)3.26332406.582.04-5.0
    M. Walden1.11000103.271.042.5
    J. Taylor1.00000203.001.144.0
    R. Brasier1.00000104.251.183.5
    D. Hernandez1.00000103.801.693.5
    M. Barnes1.00001204.501.403.0
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - A. Nola 104-71, J. Alvarez 5-5, M. Morin 5-4, H. Neris 8-7
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - A. Nola 8-5, H. Neris 1-1
    • Batters Faced - A. Nola 25, J. Alvarez 2, M. Morin 2, H. Neris 3
    PITCHING
    • WP - B. Johnson (5), M. Barnes (13)
    • Pitches-Strikes - B. Johnson 67-42, M. Walden 14-10, J. Taylor 11-8, R. Brasier 16-14, D. Hernandez 15-9, M. Barnes 27-16
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - B. Johnson 3-3, M. Walden 3-0, J. Taylor 1-0, R. Brasier 1-1, D. Hernandez 1-1
    • Batters Faced - B. Johnson 18, M. Walden 5, J. Taylor 3, R. Brasier 3, D. Hernandez 3, M. Barnes 5
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    PHI65-60
    300000000370
    BOS67-60
    002000000260
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    R. Hoskins DH31100202.238.379.476.8554.0
    J. Realmuto 1B40000014.277.328.480.808-0.5
    B. Harper RF41100001.254.373.492.8653.0
    J. Segura SS41120010.284.331.434.7654.5
    C. Dickerson LF40000021.294.337.537.874-1.0
    S. Kingery 3B40210010.271.329.488.8171.5
    C. Hernandez 2B40200020.283.331.397.7281.0
    A. Haseley CF30000103.248.301.390.6913.0
    A. Knapp C40000041.192.316.263.579-2.0
    Total34373031112-----
      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      M. Betts RF40100021.284.390.502.8922.0
      R. Devers 3B40000012.329.377.592.969-0.5
      X. Bogaerts SS40100001.308.383.561.9442.0
      J. Martinez DH30000112.308.383.558.9410.5
      C. Owings PR-DH00000000.129.190.218.4080.0
      A. Benintendi LF40000012.284.359.465.824-0.5
      C. Vazquez C30100011.280.319.480.7991.5
      M. Moreland 1B31100021.244.320.512.8331.0
      B. Holt 2B20000002.314.389.440.8290.0
      a- S. Travis PH10000000.263.315.485.8000.0
      M. Hernandez 2B00000000.325.350.468.8180.0
      J. Bradley CF31221001.224.317.406.7238.0
      Total3126211813-----
      • a-flied out for Holt in the 8th
      BATTING
      • 2B - B. Harper (31), J. Segura (29)
      • RBI - J. Segura 2 (52), S. Kingery (37)
      • 2-Out RBI - S. Kingery (10)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Hoskins 2 (2), J. Realmuto 2 (2), B. Harper, A. Haseley 2 (2)
      BATTING
      • 2B - X. Bogaerts (43), C. Vazquez (20)
      • HR - J. Bradley (15)
      • RBI - J. Bradley 2 (49)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Devers, J. Martinez, J. Bradley
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - A. Haseley (2)
      • CS - S. Kingery (3)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - M. Betts (13)
      FIELDING
      • DP - 2 (Realmuto-Segura; Segura-Realmuto)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      A. Nola (W, 12-3)7.04221713.511.2327.5
      J. Alvarez (H, 9)0.11000003.061.36-1.0
      M. Morin (H, 4)0.20000103.190.870.5
      H. Neris (S, 22)1.01000003.250.999.0
      Total9.0622181---
      PITCHERSIP
      A. Nola (W, 12-3)7.0
      J. Alvarez (H, 9)0.1
      M. Morin (H, 4)0.2
      H. Neris (S, 22)1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      B. Johnson (L, 1-2)3.26332406.582.04-5.0
      M. Walden1.11000103.271.042.5
      J. Taylor1.00000203.001.144.0
      R. Brasier1.00000104.251.183.5
      D. Hernandez1.00000103.801.693.5
      M. Barnes1.00001204.501.403.0
      Total9.07333110---
      PITCHERSIP
      B. Johnson (L, 1-2)3.2
      M. Walden1.1
      J. Taylor1.0
      R. Brasier1.0
      D. Hernandez1.0
      M. Barnes1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - A. Nola 104-71, J. Alvarez 5-5, M. Morin 5-4, H. Neris 8-7
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - A. Nola 8-5, H. Neris 1-1
      • Batters Faced - A. Nola 25, J. Alvarez 2, M. Morin 2, H. Neris 3
      PITCHING
      • WP - B. Johnson (5), M. Barnes (13)
      • Pitches-Strikes - B. Johnson 67-42, M. Walden 14-10, J. Taylor 11-8, R. Brasier 16-14, D. Hernandez 15-9, M. Barnes 27-16
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - B. Johnson 3-3, M. Walden 3-0, J. Taylor 1-0, R. Brasier 1-1, D. Hernandez 1-1
      • Batters Faced - B. Johnson 18, M. Walden 5, J. Taylor 3, R. Brasier 3, D. Hernandez 3, M. Barnes 5
      • 3RD INNING
        Bradley homered to right center, Moreland scored32
      • 1ST INNING
        Kingery singled to left, Segura scored30
        Segura doubled to left center, Hoskins and Harper scored20
      • 9TH INNING
        • Matt Barnes relieved Darwinzon Hernandez
        • Marco Hernandez at second base
        • S. Kingery: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kingery flied out to deep right
        • C. Hernandez: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Hernandez struck out swinging
        • A. Haseley: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Haseley walked
        • A. Knapp: Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Knapp struck out, reached on wild pitch, Haseley stole second
        • R. Hoskins: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Hoskins popped out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Hector Neris relieved Mike Morin
        • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Bogaerts doubled to left center
        • JD. Martinez: Martinez reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Bogaerts out at third
        • Chris Owings ran for J.D. Martinez
        • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Benintendi lined into double play shortstop to first, Owings out at first
        • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Darwinzon Hernandez relieved Ryan Brasier
        • B. Harper: Foul, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Harper flied out to deep center
        • J. Segura: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Segura grounded out to second
        • C. Dickerson: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Dickerson struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Jose Alvarez relieved Aaron Nola
        • Sam Travis hit for Brock Holt
        • S. Travis: Foul, Travis flied out to right
        • J. Bradley: Strike looking, Foul, Bradley singled to center
        • Mike Morin relieved Jose Alvarez
        • M. Betts: Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Betts struck out swinging
        • R. Devers: Ball, Devers lined out to center
        • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • Ryan Brasier relieved Josh Taylor
        • A. Knapp: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul tip, Knapp struck out on foul tip
        • R. Hoskins: Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Hoskins grounded out to third
        • J. Realmuto: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Realmuto lined out to center
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • A. Nola Pitching:
        • A. Benintendi: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Benintendi grounded out to second
        • C. Vazquez: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Vazquez struck out swinging
        • M. Moreland: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Moreland struck out swinging
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • Josh Taylor relieved Marcus Walden
        • S. Kingery: Foul, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Kingery struck out swinging
        • C. Hernandez: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Hernandez struck out looking
        • A. Haseley: Haseley grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • A. Nola Pitching:
        • M. Betts: Strike swinging, Betts singled to left
        • R. Devers: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Betts stole second, Foul, Strike swinging, Devers struck out swinging
        • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Strike looking, Bogaerts flied out to left
        • JD. Martinez: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Martinez grounded out to third
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • M. Walden Pitching:
        • B. Harper: Ball, Ball, Harper grounded out to shortstop
        • J. Segura: Ball, Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Segura grounded out to second
        • C. Dickerson: Ball, Dickerson grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • A. Nola Pitching:
        • C. Vazquez: Strike looking, Vazquez doubled to left center
        • M. Moreland: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Moreland struck out swinging
        • B. Holt: Ball, Ball, Holt grounded out to second, Vazquez to third
        • J. Bradley: Foul, Bradley grounded out to first
        • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • B. Johnson Pitching:
        • C. Hernandez: Hernandez singled to center
        • A. Haseley: Foul, Haseley reached on fielder's choice to first, Hernandez out at second
        • A. Knapp: Ball, Haseley to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Knapp struck out swinging
        • Marcus Walden relieved Brian Johnson
        • R. Hoskins: Strike looking, Hoskins reached on an infield single to third
        • J. Realmuto: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Realmuto struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • A. Nola Pitching:
        • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Foul, Foul, Bogaerts lined out to second
        • JD. Martinez: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Martinez struck out swinging
        • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Foul, Strike looking, Benintendi struck out looking
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • B. Johnson Pitching:
        • J. Segura: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Segura struck out swinging
        • C. Dickerson: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Dickerson struck out looking
        • S. Kingery: Ball, Kingery reached on an infield single to shortstop
        • C. Hernandez: Foul, Kingery caught stealing second, pitcher to first
        • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • A. Nola Pitching:
        • M. Moreland: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Moreland singled to left
        • B. Holt: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Holt flied out to left
        • J. Bradley: Bradley homered to right center, Moreland scored
        • M. Betts: Strike looking, Ball, Betts grounded out to third
        • R. Devers: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Devers flied out to center
        • End of the 3rd (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • B. Johnson Pitching:
        • A. Knapp: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Knapp struck out swinging
        • R. Hoskins: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Hoskins walked
        • J. Realmuto: Realmuto reached on fielder's choice to third, Hoskins out at second
        • B. Harper: Ball, Harper flied out to deep center
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • A. Nola Pitching:
        • JD. Martinez: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Martinez walked
        • A. Benintendi: Ball, Ball, Benintendi lined out to left
        • C. Vazquez: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Vazquez grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, Martinez out at second
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • B. Johnson Pitching:
        • R. Hoskins: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Hoskins walked
        • J. Realmuto: Strike looking, Realmuto popped out to second
        • B. Harper: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Harper doubled to left, Hoskins to third
        • J. Segura: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Segura doubled to left center, Hoskins and Harper scored
        • C. Dickerson: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Dickerson grounded out to shortstop, Segura to third
        • S. Kingery: Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kingery singled to left, Segura scored
        • C. Hernandez: Strike swinging, Hernandez singled to left center, Kingery to second
        • A. Haseley: Strike looking, Haseley flied out to deep center
        • Middle of the 1st (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • A. Nola Pitching:
        • M. Betts: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Betts struck out swinging
        • R. Devers: Devers grounded out to second
        • X. Bogaerts: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bogaerts grounded out to third
        • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)