The Phils got out to a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the 1st. Freddy Galvis singled and with 2 out stole 2nd base. Then Ryan Howard dunked RBI single to shallow right to make it 1-0. The Mets tied the game in the 4th. Michael Cuddyer walked with one out, he moved to 2nd on a wild pitch by Hamels. Then with the bases loaded Cuddyer scored on Hamels 2nd wild pitch of the inning. In the bottom of the 4th Ryan Howard drove in his 2nd run with a home run to left center, his 6th on the year to make it 2-1. Ben Revere’s RBI single in the 5th capped the scoring and made it 3-1. Hamels gets the win going 7 innings allowing just 4 hits 1 run (earned) he walked 1 and struck out 8. He improves to 2-3. Harvey lasted 6 innings allowing 6 hits 3 runs (all earned) while walking 1 and striking out 4. Harvey falls to 5-1, his ERA climbs to 2.72.
Hansel Robles, Sean Gilmartin and Erik Goeddel finished up scorelessly in relief. Jonathon Papelbon pitched the 9th for this 6th save on the year. With the infield hit, Kevin Plawecki has now hit in 7 straight games as the Mets only managed 5 hits on the night.
The Mets fall to 18-11 on the year and are 5-8 on the road.
Saturday night is game two of the series. Jonathon Niese (2-2 2.40) goes for the Mets. Aaron Harang (3-2 2.35) goes for Philadelphia.