Phils Beat Mets 8-2

Cole Hamels pitched 7 innings and had 10 strike-outs

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Cole Hamels pitched seven strong innings and Ty Wigginton drove in four runs, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-2 win over the New York Mets on Sunday.
 
Hamels (1-1) struck out 10 to help the Phillies avoid a three-game sweep at home against the Mets for the first time since June 13-15, 2006. It was the 19th career double-digit strikeout game for Hamels.
 
As they have all season, and especially in this series when they scored two runs total in a pair of losses entering Sunday, Philadelphia struggled to cross the plate until scoring twice in the seventh inning against Mets reliever Ramon Ramirez (1-1). The Phillies blew the game open with five unearned runs in the eighth off two Mets relievers.
 

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