Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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NEW YORK -- David Wright's final hit of the night dropped slowly, agonizingly in front of Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Hunter Pence before finally falling to the ground in the bottom of the ninth. When it did, it landed with a thud, much like Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon did a batter before, when he landed on his backside, in his vain attempt to field Daniel Murphy's game-tying two-out hit. The Mets pounced on Wright in the outfield, his third hit and fourth RBI of the game, giving them a wild, comeback 6-5 win at Citi Field on Thursday night. Justin Turner provided the cream pie to the face a few minutes later during Wright's on-camera postgame interview, but the Mets had landed a much heavier blow to the Phillies. Again, the Mets showed the type of resiliency that's allowed them to remain within 4 1/2 games of the NL East-leading Washington Nationals. Again, the Phillies had to absorb a rough loss that threatened their belief that their talent would eventually ...
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