Phillies beat Mets 5-2 behind Hellickson to take 2 of 3

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NEW YORK — Odubel Herrera hit a two-run homer off Matt Harvey in the first appearance at Citi Field for the Mets ace since he failed to close out Game 5 of last year’s World Series, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat New York 5-2 Sunday.

Philadelphia won the last two games of the three-game series after an 0-4 start. The Phillies already have more wins at Citi Field this season than last year, when they went 1-8.

Jeremy Hellickson (1-0) held the Mets hitless until Yoenis Cespedes lined an opposite-field single to right in the fourth, and kept them scoreless until Cespedes chased him with a two-run homer in the sixth that cut Philadelphia’s lead to 3-2.

The NL champions dropped to 2-3 — their record before 11-game winning streaks in 1986 and last year.

Pitching on the Citi Field mound for the first time since manager Terry Collins allowed him to try to finish a shutout against Kansas City, Harvey (0-2) gave up three runs and six hits in six innings.