Mets lose to Phillies; Jimmy Rollins benched for not hustling

Jonathon Niese delivers a pitch during a game

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Jonathon Niese delivers a pitch during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. (Aug. 30, 2012) (Credit: Getty)

PHILADELPHIA -- The most interesting and memorable play in the Mets' 3-2 loss to the Phillies Thursday at Citizens Bank Park had little to do with the outcome but made both managers angry.

First: Despite taking a 2-0 lead in the first two innings, the Mets could not complete the three-game sweep as Kyle Kendrick outdueled Jon Niese.

The Mets, whose winning streak was snapped at four...

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