Final Score: Mets 5 Phillies 4 (7 innings)

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The game was called with the Mets leading the Phillies with one out in the top of the seventh inning.

Dillon Gee allowed four runs in six innings, although he didn’t issue any walks, the 11th consecutive start he has walked two batters or less – he earned his team-leading 12th win of the year.

Daniel Murphy and David Wright both hit solo home runs.

Juan Lagares delivered a two-run triple to break a 3-for-46 streak, as part of a four run sixth inning and Travis d’Arnaud singled and doubled in three at-bats.

For a full recap and box score, check out SNY.TV.

Michael Baron, Contributor

Gee has really struggled against the Phillies this season, but he pitched well against them tonight until fading in the sixth inning. He is throwing quality strikes, and he continues to command his game with an outstanding, downward moving change-up. He is doing what he has set out to do his entire career, which is finish both strong and healthy, all while putting together a fantastic year.

It looks like d’Arnaud is starting to come around at the plate. His approach seems to have improved and he is using the entire field. He got off to a real rocky start and a lot of fans were questioning his abilities. But, he has hit everywhere he has played – perhaps his problems could be attributed to missing so much time over the last year. Ultimately, I really believe d’Arnaud will be fine, and everyone will forget these early growing pains.

By the way, things look totally different with Wright in the lineup. He looks totally recharged at the plate after missing the last seven weeks. Terry Collins said before tonight’s game he will sit tomorrow, but it’s nice to see him healthy and fresh, even if there’s only a week left in the season.

W.B. Mason Post Game Extra


The Mets will look for a series sweep of the Phillies tomorrow afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, with Carlos Torres facing Cliff Lee at 1:35 PM.