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MLB: Philadelphia 8, New York Mets 3

April 9, 2013 at 10:29 PM

PHILADELPHIA, April 9 (UPI) -- Cliff Lee held the Mets to two earned runs over 8 2/3 innings Tuesday and Philadelphia backed him with three homers in the Phillies' 8-3 win over New York.

Lee (2-0) yielded three runs in all on eight hits, didn't walk a batter and logged six strikeouts, turning in his second straight strong outing to start the season.

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Michael Young homered, tripled and singled while Ryan Howard and John Mayberry each hit their first homers of 2013 in the Phils' win.

New York starter Dillon Gee (0-2) absorbed the loss, surrendering seven runs on 10 hits over just three innings.

John Buck went deep for the Mets, whose three-game winning streak was broken.

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