The series in Metrics (Mets at Phillies)

June, 23, 2013
6/23/13
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Here are the statistical highlights from the Mets' second straight series win, as they continue a nice road trip by winning two of three from the Phillies.

Nice comeback on Friday …
The Mets rallied from 3-0 down to beat Cole Hamels and the Phillies in the series opener, the 11th loss Hamels has suffered to the Mets.

That’s the most losses by any pitcher against the Mets since Hamels’ career began in 2006. It is the fifth-most losses by any pitcher against the Mets in the last 25 seasons. Greg Maddux and Livan Hernandez have the most in that span with 16.

The only Phillies pitcher with more losses against the Mets is Steve Carlton with 25.

Elias noted that Friday’s win marked the Mets' sixth come-from-behind win in Philadelphia over the last two seasons (five in 2012 and now one this season).

That’s tied for the most comeback victories on the road by one team against another over the last two seasons; the Orioles have six at Fenway Park.

Wright stuff
David Wright tied a Mets club record with four extra-base hits in Sunday's win -- two doubles, a triple and a home run.

He's the first Mets player with four extra-base hits in a game since Edgardo Alfonzo in his six-hit game against the Astros in 1999.

He's the third Met to have four extra-base hits in a game against the Phillies.

The other two are an odd combo -- Tim Bogar (1993) and Alex Ochoa (1996).

It capped the Mets' fourth-biggest shutout in Philadelphia in team history, their biggest shutout romp since a 9-0 win in 2001.

Ho-hum for Harvey
Matt Harvey threw six more scoreless innings on Sunday, dropping his ERA to 2.05. He’s now made four starts against the Phillies, allowing four runs in 26 1/3 innings pitched. In the last three starts against them, he’s allowed two runs and six hits in 20 innings.

Harvey is the second Mets pitcher to have three straight starts against the Phillies in which he pitched at least six innings, allowing one run and three hits or fewer. The other is Dwight Gooden, who did so in 1985.

Harvey is also the first Mets starting pitcher to win two games in Citizens Bank Park in the same season.

Harvey got a swing-and-miss from Ben Revere on a 100-mph fastball. That’s notable because Revere’s rate of missing on swings was third-lowest in baseball (8.9 percent) entering the day.

Almost another comeback on Saturday
The Mets' rally from a 7-1 deficit came up short when Kevin Frandsen beat them with a pinch-hit walk-off homer. It marked the first Phillies walk-off homer against the Mets since Ryan Howard hit one in 2007.

The only prior Phillies pinch-hit, walk-off homer against the Mets was by future Mets coach Luis Aguayo on Sept. 30, 1987, a loss that all but eliminated them from their tight NL East race with the Cardinals.

The Phillies have the most walk-off homers against the Mets of any team with 17.

The Mets got a game-tying hit from Daniel Murphy with two outs in the ninth inning. He was the third player in the last six days to get such a hit against Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon, and the second Met this season to get a game-tying hit with the Mets one out from defeat.

Wright had the other on April 24 against the Dodgers, a game won on Jordany Valdespin’s grand slam.

Murphy now has two such hits against Papelbon. He had one last July 5, a smash off Papelbon’s leg.

Murphy is one of 18 Mets to have at least two game-tying hits with two outs in the ninth inning or extra innings. The only one with three is John Stearns.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Bartolo Colon
WINS ERA SO IP
15 4.09 151 202
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .289
HRL. Duda 30
RBIL. Duda 92
RD. Murphy 79
OPSL. Duda .830
ERAJ. Niese 3.40
SOZ. Wheeler 187