NEW YORK — A.J. Ellis didn't wait long to endear himself to the Philadelphia Phillies. All he needed was three at-bats.
Ellis got a big hit in his Philadelphia debut, breaking a seventh-inning tie with a two-run double Sunday that sent the Phillies to a 5-1 victory over the New York Mets.
Philadelphia salvaged the series finale after getting outscored 21-5 in the first two games.
"Regardless of what's happened the last four days, it feels good to drive in runs," Ellis said. "It feels good to help put your team ahead and contribute to a team win."
Ellis was acquired Thursday from the Los Angeles Dodgers in a trade for longtime Phillies...