NEW YORK (AP) -- Jacob deGrom pitched into the seventh inning, Juan Lagares drove in a run with an infield single and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 Monday to win their home opener.

Travis d'Arnaud, Jeurys Familia and David Wright of the New York Mets celebrate the win during Opening Day at Citi Field in Flushing. (Elsa, Getty Images)

Travis d'Arnaud added a sacrifice fly as the Mets improved to 34-20 in home openers, including 4-3 at Citi Field. They have won 18 of their last 24 games against NL East rival Philadelphia.

One day before All-Star ace Matt Harvey makes his first home start since August 2013, the Mets mustered just enough offense against Aaron Harang and the Phillies' bullpen to make a winner of deGrom (1-1).

Last season's NL Rookie of the Year gave up seven hits in 6 1-3 innings before a sellout crowd of 43,947 that included Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David and Matthew Broderick.

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