Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 5/29/12
Final: Phillies 3, Mets 6. WP: Jeremy Hefner (1-2, 5.60) LP: Joe Blanton (4-5, 5.05) SV: Frank Francisco (14) Joe Blanton went five-plus innings, allowed six earned runs over nine hits and two walks.  He gave up two home runs, making that eight total in his last three starts. Jeremy Hefner of the Mets picked up his first major-league win, as the Phillies offense was limited to eight hits on the night. Cliff Lee will take the mound in the series finale Wednesday evening. Jeremy Hefner was the first Mets pitcher to hit a home run in a game since July 6, 2010.  His home run was the first hit of his career. Rain-Delay: 1 hour, 4 minutes Attendance: 25,487 Starting Pitching Summary: Joe Blanton: 5.0 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 2 HR, 5.05 ERA Jeremy Hefner: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 5.60 ERA In the 'Pen: Raul Valdes (6th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 0.00 ERA Bobby Parnell (7th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 2.91 ERA Jake Diekman (7th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 5.68 ERA Jon Rauch (8th): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 3.86 ERA Joe Savery (8th): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 4.15 ERA Frank Francisco (9th): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 6.10 ERA Scoring Summary: Top of the 1st (Phillies 1, Mets 0): Jimmy Rollins scores on wild pitch by Jeremy Hefner. Bottom of the 1st (Phillies 1, Mets 1): David Wright singles on a line drive to center fielder Shane Victorino. Mike Baxter scores. Bottom of the 1st (Phillies 1, Mets 2): Ike Davis singles on a line drive to right fielder Hunter Pence. Kirk Nieuwenhuis scores. Top of the 2nd (Phillies 2, Mets 2): Brian Schneider homers (2) on a fly ball to right field. Bottom of the 2nd (Phillies 2, Mets 3): Mike Baxter doubles (11) on a ground ball to center fielder Shane Victorino. Omar Quintanilla scores. Bottom of the 4th (Phillies 2, Mets 4): Jeremy Hefner homers (1) on a fly ball to left field. Top of the 6th (Phillies 3, Mets 4): Hunter Pence doubles (9) on a ground ball to left fielder Mike Baxter. Juan Pierre scores. Bottom of the 6th (Phillies 3, Mets 6): Scott Hairston homers (6) on a fly ball to left field. Omar Quintanilla scores. What's Next: Wednesday, May 30, 2012; 7:10 pm EST Philadelphia Phillies (26-25) at New York Mets (28-22) Cliff Lee (0-2, 2.82 ERA) vs. Dillon Gee (4-3, 4.92 ERA) TV: MyPHL17 Radio: 1210 WPHT, 94 WIP Matt Rappa is a contributor for Buzz on Broad. You can find him on Twitter at @mattrappa.
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