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Bassitt, Mets Blank Phils Again for 17th Win in 20 Games

New York Mets starting pitcher Chris Bassitt throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
New York Mets starting pitcher Chris Bassitt throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
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New York (AP) -- Chris Bassitt hurled five scoreless innings, Francisco Lindor set the franchise record for RBIs by a shortstop and the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 Sunday for their 17th win in 20 games.

Burly slugger Daniel Vogelbach homered and Mark Canha had two hits for New York, which moved 35 games over .500 for the first time since September 2006.