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MLB: New York Mets 7, Philadelphia 4

May 8, 2012 at 11:07 PM

PHILADELPHIA, May 8 (UPI) -- Lucas Duda capped a four-run, seventh-inning Mets rally with an RBI single that helped boost New York to a 7-4 victory over Philadelphia.

Trailing 4-1 entering the seventh, the Mets cut the deficit to two runs on a Kirk Nieuwenhuis single. They got two more when David Wright singled home Andres Torres and Nieuwenhuis scored when Phillies second baseman Pete Orr threw wildly to third base.

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Wright went to third on the play and then scored the go-ahead run on Duda's hit, as the Mets went on to clinch their three-game set in Philadelphia with their fourth straight victory.

Duda and Nieuwenhuis finished with two RBI apiece, while Manny Acosta (1-2) picked up the win in relief of starter Miguel Batista.

Jon Rauch tossed a scoreless bottom of the ninth for his first save of the season.

Chad Qualls (1-1) was saddled with the loss after blowing the Phillies' lead.

Hunter Pence socked a two-run homer for Philadelphia, which lost for the fifth time in seven games.

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