NEW YORK — The Mets left Citi Field smiling after a record-setting rout. They hope to return home for more games this year.
In the largest shutout victory in team history, Asdrubal Cabrera hit a grand slam, Jose Reyes drove in four runs and New York overwhelmed the Philadelphia Phillies 17-0 Sunday to maintain the NL wild-card lead.
On an afternoon when batters circled the bases like the cartoon Gashouse Gorillas, Reyes batted four straight times with the bases loaded, and Cabrera hit his 23rd home run this season.
Curtis Granderson reached 30 home runs for the first time since 2012, and rookie Robert Gsellman (3-2) allowed three hits over seven...