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Freddy Galvis

Mets Lose Testy Game To Philies As Cespedes Is Injured

PHILADELPHIA — New York Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes was bruised on two fingers of his left hand after he was hit by a pitch Wednesday night in a testy, 7-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.

X-rays were negative on Cespedes, struck on the ring and middle fingers. He exited in the third inning after being hit, but returned to the dugout in the sixth when the benches started to empty following a high-and-tight pitch.

Daniel Murphy and Michael Conforto homered for the NL East champion Mets, who began the day with a one-game lead over the Dodgers for home-field advantage in the Division Series.

Freddy Galvis drove in two runs for the Phillies and scored the go-ahead...