Mike Pelfrey wasn't great, but pitched well enough to earn his third win. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
By Marty Noble / MLB.com
Reeling after dropping six of their previous nine games, the Mets got exactly what they needed in the opener of their three-game set with the rival Phillies: An early offensive outburst, punctuated by Daniel Murphy's two-run homer, and a competent outing by starter Mike Pelfrey.
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