The Phillies did it the old fashion way, collecting four home runs, one each from Kevin Frandsen, Chase Utley, Carlos Ruiz and Ryan Howard.
The most important was Howard, who hit his 13 of the year, but more important, his third in three games.
Throughout the season, the Phillies have lost 20 games to both the Braves and the Mets.
But as it stands right now, all that is important is win each day with the remaining half-dozen or so games left.
With one out in the eight, Antonio Bastardo, got Jayson Heyward and Chipper Jones to strike out, clinging to a 5-2 lead.
Jonathan Paplebon got three outs in a non-save situation.
Kyle Kendrick got the win to improve to 10-11, giving up two runs, one walk and six strikeouts.
With the win the Phillies moved to at least 3 games behind in the Wild Card chase.
>The Phillies kept pace in the race for the National League Wild Card race with a 6-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
The Phillies did it the old fashion way, collecting four ...