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Best Games I Know: Phillies (Updated)


The best wins against the Phillies in Mets history …


May 5, 2022 – Mets 8, Phillies 7

The Mets score 7 runs in the 9th inning to overcome a 7-1 deficit and win in Philadelphia.


April 29, 2022 – Mets 3, Phillies 0

Tylor Megill and 4 Mets relievers combine on the second no-hitter in franchise history.


September 22, 2016Mets 9, Phillies 8 (11)

The Mets tie it in the 9th on a Jose Reyes home run and win it in the 11th on a 3-run home run by Asdrubal Cabrera.


July 17, 2016
- Mets 5, Phillies 0

Jacob deGrom pitches a one-hitter. Only hit is a single by Zach Eflin in the 5th inning.


August 24, 2015Mets 16, Phillies 7

David Wright homers in his first at-bat in more than 4 months. The Mets hit a team-record 8 home runs.


July 5, 2012 – Mets 6, Phillies 5

The Mets score 2 runs with 2 outs in the bottom of the 9th to beat Jonathan Papelbon. The winning run scores on David Wright’s bloop down the right field line.


August 13, 2010 - Mets 1, Phillies 0

R.A Dickey pitches a one-hitter. Only hit is a single by Cole Hamels in the 6th inning.


September 12, 2009 - Mets 10, Phillies 9

David Wright hits a game-winning 2-run home run with 2 outs in the 9th inning against Ryan Madson.


July 7, 2008 – Mets 10, Phillies 9

Mets led 10-1 but Phillies string together 8 runs in last 4 innings. Billy Wagner strands tying run at second base, as Pedro Feliz flies out to end the game.


July 28, 29 2001Mets 4, Phillies 3; Mets 6, Phillies 5

Robin Ventura and Mike Piazza hit walk-off home runs on successive days. Ventura’s comes against Turk Wendell, whom the Mets just traded to the Phillies.


April 23, 1999 – Mets 5, Phillies 4

The Mets score 5 runs against Curt Schilling in the bottom of the 9th, winning on John Olerud’s 2-out, 2-run single.


October 6, 1991 – Mets 7, Phillies 0

David Cone strikes out 19 on the final day of the regular season.


July 25, 1990 Mets 10, Phillies 9

Mets lead 9-0 and then 10-3 entering the 9th inning. Phillies score 6 runs. When Tommy Herr lines out, Bob Murphy exclaims “They win the damn thing by the score of 10 to 9!”


September 22, 1988 – Mets 3, Phillies 1

Ron Darling pitches a complete game as the Mets clinch the NL East.

June 10, 1986Mets 8, Phillies 4

Tim Teufel wins it with a walk-off pinch-hit grand slam in the 11th inning.


April 5, 1983 – Mets 2, Phillies 0

Tom Seaver returns to the Mets after a 5 and a half year absence and pitches 6 scoreless innings.


October 1, 1982 – Mets 1, Phillies 0

Submarine-style pitcher Terry Leach pitches a 10-inning one-hitter.


May 21, 1972 – Mets 4, Phillies 3

Mets get their 11th straight win, come back from 3-0 down. Willie Mays breaks up Steve Carlton’s no-hit bid in 6th, hits go-ahead 2-run homer in 8th.


September 10, 1970 – Mets 3, Phillies 2

Cleon Jones hits a walk-off triple, the only one in team history. It keeps the Mets tied with the Pirates for first place with 19 games remaining.


May 15, 1970Mets 4, Phillies 0

Tom Seaver pitches a one-hitter and strikes out 15.


April 18, 1970 – Mets 7, Phillies 0

Nolan Ryan pitches a one-hitter and strikes out 15 (yep, two one-hitters with 15 K vs the same team within a month).

April 28, 1962 - Mets 8, Phillies 6

The 2nd win in Mets history and the 1st over the Phillies foreshadows what happens in 2022. The Mets rally from 6-1 down to win. 



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