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Verrett Pitches Six Scoreless Innings As Mets Beat Phillies 11-1

Verrett Pitches Six Scoreless Innings As Mets Beat Phillies 11-1

PHILADELPHIA — Neil Walker hit two of the Mets' six home runs, Logan Verrett tossed six scoreless innings and New York beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-1 Tuesday night.

Michael Conforto, Yoenis Cespedes, Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson also went deep to lead the Mets to their third straight win.

Verrett (1-0) allowed six hits, striking out four in his second start in place of Jacob deGrom.

Coming off a dazzling, three-hitter in which he struck out 16 Padres, Vince Velasquez (2-1) got roughed up by the Mets. He allowed five runs — two earned — and five hits in 4 1/3 innings.

Velasquez quickly ran into trouble as his scoreless innings streak was...

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