PHILADELPHIA — David Wright had an RBI single with two outs in the 14th inning, leading the New York Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the second straight marathon game between the teams.
New York needed 5 hours, 32 minutes to win this one after losing to the Phillies 6-5 in a 14-inning game Friday night that took 5:23 to complete.
The Phillies and Mets have played 37 innings in three games with two more still to play in the rare five-game series.
Buddy Carlyle (1-0) tossed three scoreless innings to earn his first big league win since June 25, 2008. He was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas before the game as an emergency arm after the Mets used eight pitchers Friday.
The Mets went without a hit in extra innings until Wright’s knock off Antonio Bastardo (3-3). Bastardo walked Ruben Tejada to start the 14th, and Tejada went to second on Juan Lagares’ sacrifice bunt. After Daniel Murphy popped out, Wright lined a single to left to score Tejada.
Carlos Torres worked out of a jam in the bottom of the 14th to earn his second save in three chances. The Phillies put runners on first and second with no outs, but Torres struck out Ben Revere, got Jimmy Rollins to pop out and struck out Chase Utley.
Tejada had three hits, including a homer, with two RBIs for the Mets, who won their fourth in five games.
Ryan Howard hit a three-run homer for Philadelphia, which tied the game in the ninth on Domonic Brown’s RBI single.
Phillies reliever Jeff Manship pitched four hitless extra innings, striking out six, and likely would’ve come out for the 14th but he strained his right quadriceps trying to beat out a grounder in the 13th. It was the second at-bat for Manship, as Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg was limited to just one bench player and was trying to preserve Philadelphia’s bullpen.