Aaron Nola
If the Mets and the Phillies were prizefighters, the New Yorkers appear to have an advantage following Round 1. 

The two clubs wrapped up their set with the Mets securing a series win behind a 9-6 victory on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park. 

Again, Aaron Nola dealt with command issues. He walked a batter and hit the final two hitters he faced before being lifted. He surrendered three runs over 3 1/3 innings and gave up another homer, his third of the season. His ERA after two starts is 6.75. 

The Phillies were trailing 8-1 before scoring two runs in the sixth and two more in the seventh. Mets' starter Max Scherer was lifted after five innings, surrendering one run on five hits. The Phillies inflicted the majority of their damage on the New York bullpen. 

Nick Castellanos finished 2-for-4 with an RBI. Bryce Harper chipped in with a solo homer in the ninth, his first blast of the year. Didi Gregorius finished 0-for-4 and left six runners on base. 

Jean Segura was lifted in the sixth after taking a Sean Reid-Foley pitch in the forearm. He had a bandage on the area in the clubhouse after the game. He said he couldn't feel his hands while walking to first base, but was feeling better and believes it's nothing serious. 

The Phillies now head to Miami to open a seven-game road trip that includes a stop in Denver. 

Nola Concern 
It's getting to be time to worry about Nola. He gave up a ton of homers last year and three already this season, plus he struggled with the long ball in the spring. If the Phillies are to compete for the NL East crown, they need Nola to perform better. 

Win Probability Added vs. New York 
Nick Castellanos led the offense with 0.28 WPA. He hit .455 in the series with three doubles, an RBI, and two runs scored. J.T. Realmuto was second in WPA in the series (0.10) with a homer, two RBI, and a .333 average. On the other side, Kyle Schwarber (-0.31) had the worst series offensively, finishing 0-for-12.

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