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MLB: Philadelphia 4, NY Mets 2

June 6, 2007 at 11:41 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- Jimmy Rollins hit a key three-run homer Wednesday as Philadelphia topped the New York Mets 4-2.

The homer put Philadelphia ahead for good after a 2-0 deficit.

Aaron Rowand added an RBI single in the top of the eighth and Rollins had three of the eight hits for the Phillies, who have won four of their last five games.

Winner Adam Eaton (6-4) yielded two earned runs on five hits and two walks in six innings. He struck out four. Antonio Alfonseca earned his third save.

Carlos Beltran hit a solo homer the fourth, and Carlos Delgado hit an RBI groundout in the sixth for the Mets, who have lost three in a row and four of five.

The loser was reliever Aaron Heilman (5-3). Mets starter Orlando Hernandez scattered three hits over six scoreless innings with four walks and three strikeouts.

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