Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
PHILADELPHIA -- The New York Mets, who have made a habit of late-inning heroics so far this season, struck again Tuesday night, scoring all of their runs in the last three frames to beat the last-place Philadelphia Phillies 7-4. The Mets (17-13), who erased a 4-0 deficit, won their fourth straight game and came from behind to earn a victory for the 10th time this season. On Monday they won in dramatic fashion when rookie shortstop Jordany Valdespin hit a three-run homer off Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth. "What we've been doing the past few weeks is really exciting," said left fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis, who had two hits, scored twice and drove in a pair of runs. "Even against a great team like this, we're not out of it." "We're going to battle through nine innings and let the chips fall where they may," said right fielder Lucas Duda, who contributed a pair of RBI singles to the late rally. David Wright and Andres Torres also had two hits for the Mets, and some...
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