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New York Mets (64-63)

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@ StL
L 1-8
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W 10-6
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Phi 4 - 9 NYM
vs. Phi
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT
vs. Phi
10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT

Flores, Cabrera, Colon lead Mets to 9-4 win over Phillies

NEW YORK (AP) Wilmer Flores launched a grand slam, Asdrubal Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and even Bartolo Colon had two helpful hits while pitching the New York Mets to a 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.

Jose Reyes and Cabrera opened the Mets' half of the first inning with consecutive home runs, only the second time the franchise has accomplished the feat. Trying to make a significant move in the crowded NL wild-card race, New York (65-63) opened a 10-game homestand by winning for the fifth time in its past six.

The 43-year-old Colon (12-7) carried a two-hitter into the eighth inning and took over the team lead in wins. He also lashed two sharp hits that delighted the crowd, a leadoff double in the fifth and a line-drive single in the sixth.

AVG: Y. Céspedes.291
HR: J. Bruce25
RBI: J. Bruce80
SB: J. Reyes6
W: B. Colón11
ERA: N. Syndergaard2.61
Saves: J. Familia42
K: N. Syndergaard177
NL East
Washington 7553.586-
Miami 6661.5208.5
NY Mets 6563.50810
Philadelphia 5969.46116
Atlanta 4781.36728
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .241 (29)
Runs: 487 (28)
Hits: 1021 (29)
Home Runs: 165 (9)
Stolen Bases: 31 (28)
OBP: .309 (27)
SLG: .408 (17)
Total Bases: 1730 (21)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.66 (3)
Runs Allowed: 497 (3)
Saves: 43 (4)
Strikeouts: 1084 (7)
OpBA: .257 (15)
OBP: .313 (9)
SLG: .403 (8)
Run Support: 3.88 (28)
Date Player Transactions
8/26 T. Rivera Sent to Minors
8/26 N. Walker Reinstated from Paternity Leave List
8/25 S. Gilmartin Called Up from Minors
8/24 E. Goeddel Called Up from Minors
8/24 E. Goeddel Sent to Minors
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Date Player Status
8/24 J. Niese Left knee surgery - out 4-6 weeks (on 15-day DL)
8/15 S. Matz Left shoulder tightness (on 15-day DL)
8/4 Y. Céspedes off 15-day DL
8/2 J. Ruggiano off 15-day DL
8/1 A. Cabrera off 15-day DL
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