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Big inning powers Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies rallied with six runs in the eighth inning and defeated the New York Mets 7-5 Friday in the opener of a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park.

Philadelphia won the game as -130 favorites, and the 12 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Placido Polanco led the Phillies with a pair of runs batted in, while Chad Durbin collected the win in relief.

Bobby Parnell surrendered four runs off four hits in under an inning of relief in the loss.