Aaron Nola was dominant, Jerome Williams helped out of the bullpen and the Phillies tacked on some runs late for a 7-1 win over the Padres.
Starting pitcher Alec Asher, part of the Cole Hamels trade, will make his major-league debut for the Phillies on Sunday, and Jerome Williams will be sent to the bullpen.
The Phillies on Friday placed Elvis Araujo on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain and recalled Nefi Ogando from Triple A Lehigh Valley.


Phillies-Padres 5 things: Turning to Nola; Altherr gets a look 7h Jordan Hall Comments (2)
After being swept in four games at the hands of the Mets, the Phillies welcome the Padres to Citizens Bank Park this weekend for a three-game set starting tonight. Read More »
Tonight's Lineup: Aaron Altherr starts again 7h Staff Comments (0)
After going 2 for 6 with two doubles and an RBI on Thursday, Aaron Altherr finds himself back in the lineup on Friday. Read More »
Being home team at LLWS can be blessing and curse for Pa. 8h Associated Press Comments (2)
About 40,000 people are expected on Saturday to watch undefeated Lewisberry take on Pearland, Texas for the United States championship. Read More »
MLB Notes: Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik 10h Associated Press Comments (4)
The Seattle Mariners have fired general manager Jack Zduriencik after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. Read More »
Pete Mackanin issues call to arms after Mets sweep away his Phillies 21h Jim Salisbury Comments (63)
Another poor effort from their starter and more bullpen woes helped seal the Phillies' four-game sweep at the hands of the Mets with Thursday's 9-5 loss in 13 innings. Read More »
Best of MLB: Zack Greinke beats Reds, lowers MLB-best ERA 22h Associated Press Comments (0)
Dodgers ace Zack Greinke pitched seven shutout innings on Thursday against the Reds to lower his ERA to 1.61. Here's that and more from around the league. Read More »
Instant Replay: Mets 9, Phillies 5 (13 innings) 23h Jim Salisbury Comments (5)
Mets fans invaded Citizens Bank Park again on Thursday and watched their team complete the four-game sweep of the Phillies with a 9-5 win in 13 innings. Read More »
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