Zack Wheeler dominates the Nationals as the Phillies win for the eighth time in nine games

PHILADELPHIA — Matt Klentak provoked a few snickers in National League East cities in December when he proudly declared that $118 million free-agent addition Zack Wheeler would join Aaron Nola atop the starting rotation to give the Phillies “as good a twosome as you’ll find in the league.”Well, the general manager could submit the last two games at Citizens Bank Park as Exhibits A and B to prove his point.One night after Nola outpitched Patrick Corbin and blanked the Washington Nationals for eight innings, Wheeler upstaged Max Scherzer with 6? scoreless innings in a 3-0 whitewashing of the Wor…

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