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Phils walk it off after being no-hit for 5 innings

PHILADELPHIA — Nick Maton singled to right field in the ninth inning to walk off the Reds, 7-6, on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park.

The Phillies were no-hit for the initial five innings of the overall game, but Edmundo Sosa doubled to lead off the sixth, and the offense blew the overall game open with four hits and four runs, taking the lead and chasing Reds starter Nick Lodolo. The Reds returned to tie the overall game in the very best of the ninth, giving the Phillies one possiblity to retake the lead.

Jean Segura walked to lead off underneath of the ninth and scored on Bryson Stotts double off the very best of the right-field wall. Segura scored and Stott advanced to third on a throwing error to tie the overall game and put a runner 90 feet away without outs. Two batters later, Maton laced a line-drive single to right field to win it. It had been the initial walk-off hit of Matons career and the Phillies’ second win of the four-game set.

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