The way the Phillies were building momentum, they might have won Saturday night had the rain not gotten in their way.
David Wright and Daniel Murphy hit solo home runs and the New York Mets beat Philadelphia 5-4 Saturday night in a game called in the top of the seventh inning because of rain.
''It's a tough way to take a loss, a rain-shortened game,'' Philadelphia manager Ryne Sandberg said. ''The guys battled back, they just came up short in a short game.''
The teams played in the rain before the game was halted, and it was called after a wait of 1 hour, 28 minutes.
The Phillies had scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth to pull within one before the game was called.
''The rain kind of helped us out because they obviously had a lot of momentum going into the later part of the game,'' Wright admitted.
Wright connected for the third consecutive game and second straight day since returning from a hamstring injury that sid...