Mets Beat Phillies to End Losing Streak


Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a homer in the third inning.

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Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera each hit home runs, and the Mets built a big lead en route to an 11-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on Monday, ending a four-game losing streak.

The Mets were up, 10-0, by the fourth inning.

Rafael Montero (4-9) won his second straight start. After an impressive outing at Cincinnati in which he tossed eight and a third scoreless innings, he allowed four runs and five hits in five and a third innings.

The Mets chased Mark Leiter Jr. (2-5) by sending 11 batters to the plate during a six-run fourth.

Reyes extended his hitting streak to 10 games with his 10th homer of the season. Cabrera added a two-run shot, his 12th.

“It was an important win with all the bad news that we’ve received lately,” Reyes said, referring to the Mets’ long list of injuries this season. “We still had to go out to do our jobs out on the field. We know what the team is going through with all the injuries this season, but we…

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