Ranger Suarez and the Phillies
The Phillies opened their season series against the division-rival Mets with a 5-4 come-from-behind victory Monday night at Citizens Bank Park. 

Philadelphia's offense was silent until a five-run eighth, highlighted by a two-run homer by J.T. Realmuto. Rhys Hoskins chipped in with a double to even the contest, and Didi Gregorius followed with an RBI double to push Hoskins across with the eventual game-winning run. 

Alec Bohm had a tough night defensively, committing three throwing errors in the contest. After fans gave him a cheer for making a play, television cameras caught him talking to Gregorius and saying, "I bleeping hate this place." 

To his credit, Bohm admitted afterward to what he said. 

"Emotions got the best of me," he said. "I said it. Do I mean it? No. "It's a frustrating night for me, obviously. I made a few mistakes in the field. These people, these fans, they just want to win, and you heard it, we come back, they're great. I'm sorry to them. I don't mean that. Emotions just got the best of me." 

Reliever Nick Nelson tossed four solid innings for the Phils, surrendering one run. He whiffed a pair and kept the Phillies in the game. 

Starter Ranger Suarez scuffled, giving up three runs on five hits over 2 2/3 innings. 

Corey Knebel was sidelined with flu-like symptoms, so manager Joe Girardi turned to Brad Hand to record the save. 

The two teams will meet again on Tuesday night as Zack Wheeler will make his season debut. The Mets counter with right-hander Tylor Megill. 

Beyond the Boxscore 
Gregorius posted a .261 WPA on Monday night, finishing 2-for-4 while driving in the winning run with his double in the eighth. Hoskins finished with a .212 WPA, delivering a double to push across the tying run. 

Per Fangraphs, the Phillies had a 3.9% win expectancy rate entering the eighth inning.

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