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Nola dominates in Phillies' 7-1 win over Padres

PHILADELPHIA After a long week, Pete Mackanin was ready to tackle the weekend with vigor when he arrived to the ballpark on Friday. "I woke up in a good mood this morning," the manager said, "because the Mets left." The Mets had indeed left town Thursday night and the Padres, a team his Phillies swept in San Diego three weeks earlier, had arrived to Citizens Bank Park. A bonus: the interim manager got to begin the series with the 22-year-old kid who's been the team's best pitcher since arriving from Triple-A Lehigh Valley last month. Aaron Nola is far from a loud personality with an electric repertoire that's going to turn ever five days at Citizens Bank...

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