The Phils second straight loss to the Mets dropped their season record to 3-5. The Phils have been held to two or fewer runs in five of their eight games and three or fewer in six of eight.
The win gave the Mets just their second series win in their last 10 visits to Citizens Bank Park.
Starting pitching report
Worley (0-1) struggled in his second start of the season. He allowed eight hits, including two homers, and four runs in six innings. Worley walked four (one intentionally) and struck out five. He threw 98 pitches.
Mets lefty Jonathon Niese improved to 2-0 with 6 23 shutout innings. He walked one and struck out five while holding the Phils to five hits.
At the plate
The Phils were held to six hits, all singles. They had just two runners in scoring position for the game.
A broken right pinkie didnt stop Mets third baseman David Wright from belting a long home run to center in the first inning. He also singled and scored a run in the fourth and singled again in the seventh. Lucas Duda also homered for the Mets. He crushed a two-run shot of Worley in the fourth.
In the field
Mets centerfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis made a long running catch to take away an extra-base bid from Brian Schneider in the second inning.
The crowd of 45,750 pushed the Phillies run of sellouts to 209.