Two outs? No problem for the Mets

The New York Mets moved into the record books on Sunday afternoon.

The Mets established a new franchise-record with 13 two-out hits, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The club's previous record was 12 two-out hits, last accomplished on Aug. 2, 2007 in Milwaukee against the Brewers.

The Mets also scored a season-high eight runs with two outs.

"I certainly haven't seen us do anything like that all season," manager Terry Collins joked after the Mets tied their season-high for runs in a 9-5 victory over the rival Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field.

The Mets also pounded out 17 hits, also a season-best. Their previous high for hits was 15 on April 23 against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The last time the Mets had 17 or more hits was Sept. 5, 2010 against the Cubs in Chicago, when they collected 21 knocks.

The Mets also scored a season-high four runs in the first inning. They have outscored the opposition 33-19 in the opening frame this season.