Clay Buchholz

Cespedes hits 3 HRs, Harvey leaves with cramp in Mets win

Yoenis Cespedes slowly circled the bases after each of his three homers, enjoying the results on a sweet night that began with an impressive power stroke in batting practice.

Cespedes became the first Mets player to hit three homers in a game twice and New York went deep seven times to back Matt Harvey in a 14-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

Cespedes' home run trots each took almost 30 seconds. The slugger only connected once in the first seven games.

"Any player that hits three homers would have fun," he said through an interpreter. "I think I was seeing the ball well."

Mets manager Terry Collins called Cespedes a...

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