Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 5:46pm
Mets defeat the Phillies the "Wright" way
David Wright homered, tripled and matched a New York Mets record with four extra-base hits to back the latest splendid start by Matt Harvey in an 8-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Wright went 4 for 5 with two of New York's season-high seven doubles to help the Mets take two of three in Philadelphia after winning a five-game series at first-place Atlanta.
With the team making a major marketing push to get Wright elected to start next month's All-Star game at Citi Field, the third baseman is batting .405 with 14 extra-base hits in his last 17 games.
Given a rare heaping of run support, Harvey (7-1) allowed two hits in six innings and struck out six to earn consecutive wins for the first time since mid-April.
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