Philadelphia Phillies defeat New York Mets, 6-2

At least there were no game-ending triple plays.

And at least they weren't swept.

Yes, it has come down to silver linings for the done-as-dinner Mets, who only added to their lost season by dropping the final three of four games to their supposed rivals, the Phillies, including Monday's 6-2 loss at Citi Field.

But even that news didn't come with a catch. Afterward, the team learned that Johan Santana would be scratched from his next start with a sore elbow and would ...