CINCINNATI (AP) — Noah Syndergaard won for the second time in three starts since arriving in Philadelphia and Edmundo Sosa drove in three runs as the Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Monday.
Syndergaard (7-8), who had a 2.11 career ERA against Cincinnati, the lowest against any team, allowed three earned runs in seven innings. The 29-year-old right-hander arrived from the Los Angeles Angels at the trade deadline.
Michael Papierski put the Reds ahead with a two-run single in the second, but Syndergaard allowed only three hits in the next five innings.
Sosa’s two-run single capped a three-run third inning by the Phillies. He also had an RBI double in the fifth.
Jake Fraley led off the eighth with a solo homer, his fourth of the season, and Syndergaard ended his performance after 77 pitches.
Reds starter Mike Manor (1-10) became the team’s first pitcher with 10 straight losses since Homer Bailey in 2018.
Seranthony Dominguez earned his ninth save in 10 chances.
For the Phillies, Panamanian Edmundo Sosa 4-2 with three produced. Dominican Jean Segura 4-1 with a run scored.
For the Reds, Colombian Donovan Solano 4-1. The Dominican Aristides Aquino 4-1. Cuban Jose Barrero 3-0.