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Final Score: Mets 6, Phillies 5 — Harvey is human, Mets win a wild one

Matt Harvey was solid if unspectacular, and Lucas Duda led the offense as the Mets won their third in a row.

Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

Matt Harvey didn't quite match his dominant season debut but the Mets came out on top in a wild game.

Harvey pitched six innings, allowing three runs while striking out eight and walking none. Two of those runs came on solo home runs to Chase F*cking Utley and Cody Asche. Harvey's command wasn't stellar, and he was in a couple of jams, but eight strikeouts and zero walks is pretty strong for a "down" game.

This game also featured a terrible catcher's interference call against Travis d'Arnaud, Terry Collins getting ejected, Harvey drilling Utley with an obvious retaliation pitch, Jeff Francoeur hitting a home run, and Anthony Recker playing third base for a possibly-injured David Wright.

Several Mets had nice games at the plate. Lucas Duda's three-run double off Phillies starter David Buchanan in the second inning gave the Mets a 4-1 lead. Daniel Murphy hit a solo home run and drew two walks. Curtis Granderson went 2-for-5 with a walk.

The Mets bullpen allowed two solo home runs in the last three innings but managed not to blow it. Jeurys Familia tallied his third save.

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