David Hernandez

Wright Hits Two Home Runs, Syndergaard Pitches Mets Past Phillies, 5-2

PHILADELPHIA — David Wright homered twice for his first two RBI this season and the New York Mets went deep four times to back a stellar Noah Syndergaard in their 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.

Lucas Duda and Neil Walker hit consecutive home runs for New York, which has 11 homers in its last four games after hitting two in the first eight. The power surge has helped the defending NL champions win four of five following a four-game skid that produced a 2-5 start.

Syndergaard (2-0) struck out eight in seven innings and threw 17 of his 94 pitches at least 100 mph. He allowed one run and five hits with two walks, leaving him with 29 strikeouts...