Quotable: David Wright Knows One Thing Mets and Phillies Fans Can Agree On

Quotable: David Wright Knows One Thing Mets and Phillies Fans Can Agree On

Phillies fans cheered loudly in the ninth inning of Sunday night's game, but not for the reasons you'd typically think. As news of Osama bin Laden's death first  reached those inside Citizens Bank Park via cellphones, chants of U-S-A! U-S-A! broke out. It was a rare moment that brought Phillies and Mets fans together.

Mets third baseman David Wright was standing at home plate when the chants became quite audible. Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger talked to Wright after the game about the moment.

“It’s just an incredible moment,” Wright said. “For more than  split-second, you kind of come together. You’ve got the New Yorker.  You’ve got Philadelphia, the city. You kind of come together, a common  cause.”

McCullough added another fantastic Wright quote via Twitter in which he praised Philadelphians.

"I don’t like to give Philadelphia fans too much credit. But they got this one right," Wright said.

Finally, Charlie Manuel was asked what he thought of the crowd's reaction. "I think that evidently they were happy," Manuel said.

You could say that.

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Watch the fans U-S-A! chants here and read more about the memorable night at Citizens Bank Park here.

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Photo of fans checking their cell phones during Sunday night's game from the AP

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VIDEO: Charlie Manuel, Cliff Lee, and Ryan Howard discussed the U-S-A! chants following the game:

Matt Read out approximately a month; Flyers recall Taylor Leier, send down Scott Laughton

Matt Read out approximately a month; Flyers recall Taylor Leier, send down Scott Laughton

Updated: 7 p.m.

Flyers winger Matt Read will miss approximately a month with an upper-body injury suffered in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Predators when he was checked by Filip Forsberg. Sources tell CSNPhilly.com's Tim Panaccio the injury is an oblique muscle pull in Read's upper torso.

The 30-year-old has six goals and four assists for 10 points through 27 games. Five of those goals came in the Flyers' first five games.

To replace Read's roster spot, the Flyers recalled Taylor Leier and sent Scott Laughton to AHL affiliate Lehigh Valley. That likely means penalty-kill specialist Boyd Gordon (back), who is eligible to come off long-term injury reserve, will be activated.

Leier, 22, has been playing well with the Phantoms, posting six goals and 14 assists in 22 games (see Future Flyers Report). This is Leier's second stint of the season with the Flyers, albeit his first was short — one game on Oct. 25 in which he was a healthy scratch. He made his NHL debut last season and played six games.

Laughton was a healthy scratch the past five games.

If for some reason Gordon is not activated, the Flyers can call up another forward from Lehigh Valley. Jordan Weal is tied for second in the AHL with 24 points (nine goals, 15 assists) in 20 games, while veteran winger Colin McDonald is an experienced, bottom-six option.

Emily Youcis, aka 'Pistachio Girl,' fired from vendor position at Citizens Bank Park

Emily Youcis, aka 'Pistachio Girl,' fired from vendor position at Citizens Bank Park

A popular food vendor at Citizens Bank Park who supports the white nationalist movement has been fired.

Aramark, which operates food concessions at Citizens Bank Park, tells The Philadelphia Inquirer that Emily Youcis is no longer employed after "publicly connecting our company to views that contradict our values."

Youcis, aka "Pistachio Girl," tweeted Monday that she was let go last week.

Youcis was involved in a tussle last month outside the conference of the National Policy Institute, a white nationalist group. Youcis tried to interview protesters, asking questions like: "Do you hate white people?" A protester spray-painted Youcis' hair and a photographer was bloodied. Some protesters were taken into police custody.

The conference drew headlines after some attendees evoked Adolf Hitler's Third Reich with cries of "Heil Trump" and use of the Nazi salute.

CSNPhilly.com added to this report.