Here are five interesting items from around the big leagues on Monday ...
• The Mets set a franchise record with eight home runs as they pummeled the Phillies, 16-7. The previous record of seven had been set on April 19, 2005, also against the Phils. The Mets added seven doubles to set a new team record with 15 extra-base hits. The previous record of 13 had been set on Aug. 24, 2005, 10 years to the day.
Roger Schlueter is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.