Phillies losing streak up to four after Mets series sweep

The Phillies’ losing streak continued on Wednesday when it reached four games in a disappointing 6-1 loss to the New York Mets.

The Mets completed the series sweep and took their impressive record against the Phillies to 15 wins out of their last 19 meetings.

The Phils’ starting pitchers David Buchanan and Jerome Williams combined allowed 19 hits and 10 runs over close to eleven innings in the last two games in the series. Williams lead things off for the Phillies and really struggled. He was tagged for 10 hits including a pair of homers and five runs over as many innings.

At the plate, the troubles looked to continue. The Phillies went 3 for 27 when runners were in scoring position with the record standing at 11 for 69 in their opening 9 games.  In the game, The Phillies had nine hits, but were went 2 for 16 with runners in scoring position.

Cody Asche continued to be one of the teams only positives. Hitting a double, two singles and a walk. He now stands at 12 for 24.. (0.500)

Leadoff man Odubel Herrera was also consistent. This time bringing in a triple and two doubles after scoring on the Phillies’ only run which came in the first inning.

Ben Revere ‘s struggles continued as he went 0 for 4 to drop to .138 (5 for 36).

The Phillies open a four-game series in Washington on Thursday night as Cole Hamels returns to the mound to face Doug Fister.