Mets 4, Phillies 1
PHILADELPHIA — Chris Young hit a two-run homer and Zack Wheeler struck out nine in 6 1/3 innings to lead the Mets in the opener of a five-game series. The Mets, who opened an 11-game road trip, matched a season best with their third straight victory while beating the Phillies for the sixth straight time at Citizens Bank Park. Marlon Byrd homered for the Phillies, who set a season high with 15 strikeouts. Philadelphia's Ryan Howard went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts. Howard entered with a hit in 12 straight games against New York.