Originally written on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Final: Mets 3, Phillies 8. WP: Cliff Lee (2-0, 1.08 ERA) LP: Dillon Gee (0-2, 7.71 ERA) Cliff Lee didn't disappoint yet again this evening.  He lasted eight and two-thirds innings, allowing just three runs, two of them earned, on eight hits.  He walked none, and struck out a total of six batters.  He now has two of the three total wins thus far in 2013 for the Phillies. We've been waiting for the Phillies' offense to wake up, and it surely did tonight and perhaps exceeded our expectations.  Especially in the bottom of the third when Ryan Howard, Michael Young and John Mayberry all homered against New York's Dillon Gee for their first home runs of the season respectively.   Michael Young was a double-shy of the cycle tonight, batting 3-4 with two runs scored and two runs-batted-in.  His once sub-.200 batting average is now at .345 for the season.  Even Cliff Lee helped his own cause tonight in the bottom of the second, extending the Phillies' lead to 3-0 on a RBI-single that skidded past the pitcher's mound and into center field. Kyle Kendrick (0-1) will get the nod Wednesday evening in the rubber-match of this three-game series against the New York Mets.  He will oppose RHP Jeremy Hefner (0-1), who is (1-1) with a 15.95 ERA in 7.1 career innings pitched against the Phillies. Game Summary after the jump. Attendance: 38,305. Starting Pitching Summary: Dillon Gee (0-2, 7.71 ERA) Cliff Lee (2-0, 1.08 ERA) Innings Pitched: 3 Total Pitches Thrown/Strikes: 56/37  Hits: 10 Runs: 7  Earned Runs: 7 Walks Allowed: 0 Strikeouts: 2 Home Runs Allowed: 3 Innings Pitched: 8.2 Total Pitches Thrown/Strikes: 106/75  Hits: 8 Runs: 3 Earned Runs: 2 Walks Allowed: 0 Strikeouts: 6 Home Runs Allowed: 1 In the 'Pen: New York Philadelphia Greg Burke (4th, 5th): 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 5.79 ERA Scott Rice (6th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 2.08 ERA LaTroy Hawkins (7th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 4.91 ERA Brandon Lyon (8th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 0.00 ERA Mike Adams (9th): 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 0.00 ERA Scoring Summary: Inning New York Philadelphia 1st -- -- 2nd -- John Mayberry doubles to left. Michael Young, Domonic Brown score. 2-0 PHI Cliff Lee singles to center field. John Mayberry scores. 3-0 PHI Jimmy Rollins doubles to right. Cliff Lee scores. 4-0 PHI 3rd -- Ryan Howard homers to center field. 5-0 PHI Michael Young homers to right field. 6-0 PHI John Mayberry homers to left field. 7-0 PHI  4th John Buck homers to right. David Wright scores. 7-2 PHI Michael Young triples to deep center field. Chase Utley scores. 8-2 PHI 5th Jordany Valdespin scores on a passed ball by Erik Kratz. 8-3 PHI -- 6th -- -- 7th -- -- 8th -- 9th -- -- What's Next:  Wednesday, April 10, 2013; 7:05 pm EST New York Mets (5-3) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (3-5) Jeremy Hefner (0-1, 1.50 ERA) vs. Kyle Kendrick (0-1, 7.94 ERA) TV: TCN 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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