On August 26, 2008 — Before the Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park, Kenny Campbell falls more than 15 feet from the stands onto the right-field warning track after catching a batting practice home run. The ten year-old fan, shaken and bruised, but unhurt, is comforted by Mike Pelfry and other Mets until a medical unit arrives.

Driving in Damion Easley with a fourth-inning groundout at Citizens Bank Park, Mets infielder David Wright becomes the first player in franchise history to have four 100-RBIs seasons. The 25 year-old has reached the plateau every year since becoming the team’s regular third baseman.

The Phillies, trailing 7-0 early in the game, rally to beat the Mets at Citizens Bank Park, 8-7. The Phillies overcome an early 7 – 0 deficit, tying the game with two outs in the 9th inning with Eric Bruntlett’s RBI double and winning in the 13th inning on Chris Coste’s bases-loaded walk-off single. The comeback win allows the Phillies to temporarily regain first place in the NL East over the Mets, a position that they will not reclaim again until September 16.

 

 


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