NEW YORK -- Domonic Brown's three-run homer and John Mayberry's home run on consecutive pitches fueled a five-run fifth inning Saturday for the Philadelphia Phillies, who rolled to a 9-4 win over the New York Mets.
The nine runs were a season-high for the Phillies, who scored just 14 runs in their previous five games combined. However, the fifth-inning outburst marked the second time in as many days the Phillies scored at least four runs in an inning. Philadelphia scored all four of its runs in the sixth inning of a 4-0 win on Friday night.
Michael Young had three hits for the second consecutive game while Brown and Jimmy Rollins had two hits apiece for the Phillies (11-14), who have won two straight.
Rookie Jonathan Pettibone earned his first major league win by allowing three runs on seven hits with two walks and four strikeouts over five innings. He also singled for his first career hit in the third and scored the Phillies' first run.
The Mets (10-12) lost their third in a row and scored four runs or less for the fifth time in the last six games. Shawn Marcum took the loss in his Mets debut after allowing three runs on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts in four innings.
Jordany Valdespin and David Wright had RBI doubles, Ike Davis had a sacrifice fly and John Buck hit a ninth-inning homer for the Mets, who stranded four runners in scoring position in the first five innings.
The Phillies led 3-2 entering the fifth, when they turned the game into a rout with four hits and a walk against Robert Carson over a six-batter sequence.
Rollins hit a leadoff double and Young drew a one-out walk. Rollins came home when Ryan Howard singled through the legs of shortstop Ruben Tejada, who was shielded by Rollins.
Brown then crushed a 2-1 pitch from Carson well over the right field fence and Mayberry followed with a homer to left.
The back-to-back homers were the second of the season for the Phillies. Howard and Young homered in consecutive at-bats off the Mets' Dillon Gee on April 9.
Wright's RBI double pulled the Mets within 8-3 in the bottom of the fifth, but Raul Valdes and Chad Durbin retired the next nine batters before Buck homered leading off the ninth against Jeremy Horst.
Notes: To make room for Marcum on the 25-man roster, the Mets optioned left-handed reliever Josh Edgin to Class AA Binghamton. Manager Terry Collins said Edgin was sent to Binghamton and not Class AAA Las Vegas partially so that he could be with the team almost immediately if they needed to recall him. Binghamton is three hours north of Queens but also the hitter-friendly conditions of the Pacific Coast League aren't conducive to restoring a pitcher's confidence. Edgin soared from Binghamton to the majors last year, when he had 30 strikeouts in 25 2/3 innings for the Mets, but he was 0-1 with a 9.83 ERA in 11 games this season. ... Collins said rookie Juan Lagares will likely draw his second career start Sunday when the Mets oppose left-hander Cole Hamels. Lagares was recalled from Las Vegas on Tuesday and started against the Los Angeles Dodgers the next day. ... Pettibone's father, Jay, played under Phillies manager Charlie Manuel at Class AA Orlando in 1984. ... Phillies outfielder Ben Revere missed his third straight game with a sore quad. ... Phillies starting catcher Carlos Ruiz returns Sunday from a 25-game suspension for amphetamines. Manuel said Friday that Ruiz would start upon his return. Ruiz hit .325 with 16 homers and 68 RBI last year. Phillies catchers this year have hit .209 with two homers and nine RBI in 86 at-bats.