Rhys Hoskins hit the go-ahead home run in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.

“The way this lineup is constructed, it becomes a pick your poison,” Hoskins said. “If I don’t get the job done there, well, we’ve got an All-Star hitter [J.T. Realmuto] right behind me. I just happened to be the poison they picked tonight.”

At 18-13, the Phillies are in first in the National League East. They rank seventh in the NL in runs scored, but fifth in on-base percentage.

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