R.A. Dickey used one knuckleball after another to work out of jams. Dickey threw seven sharp innings, Jason Bay hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Friday night. Scott Hairston also homered for the surprising Mets, who are off to a 5-2 start.Freddy Galvis hit his first major league homer for the Phillies. The five-time defending NL East champs are 3-4. Dickey (2-0) allowed just one run despite nine hits. The righty struck out seven and lowered his ERA against Philadelphia to 2.40 in seven career starts.
MLB: New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies