Yoenis Cespedes homered in his return from the disabled list, Noah Syndergaard won his second straight start since coming back from an injury but left after a drop in velocity, and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 7-5 in a Subway Series opener.
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It took just 14 pitches in Friday night's 11-5 win for the Phillies to hear their first boos of the second half. It was the first time since 2011 that the Phils played a game after the All-Star break atop the National League East. And the night could not have started any worse.