Washington – the hangover from their worst loss of the season – or maybe the decade? – was left to stand for about 12 hours.
By the time the Mets arrived in National Park on Wednesday, manager Mickey Calloway was preparing to meet with his team and clear the previous night's impotence. Again, the Bullets would have led the way in six national matches. Only this time, most of it remained in the 8-4 victory, which gave the Mecks a second consecutive win of the series.
The team did nothing to correct the standings and the fact that they are still 4 зад matches behind the Cubs for the Second Deputy NHL, but at least the Metts have even the slightest impulse as they return to City Field.
The night before, Paul Sevald, Luis Avilan and Edwin Diaz combined to miss six runs in the ninth inning in an 1
He was again alarmed with the Mets 'bulls as Jeurys Familia delivered three earned runs in two-thirds of the inning in the sixth, reducing the Mets' lead to 7-4. But Avilan got the Mets through the inning before Seth Lugo scored a meaningless seventh and eighth. Justin Wilson scored ninth.
Zach Wheeler made five assists, throwing 101 tackles and allowing one run on seven hits and two walks with three penalties. The right-hander met early heavy traffic, but rebounded to pull off six of the last seven runs he faced.
The Metes created a cushion on Amed Rosario's RBI single in the sixth against Anibal Sanchez, who extended their lead to 6-1. After Kano heads out of the inning and rollercoaster J. D. Davis hit third base and became single, Rosario kicked in center Victor Robles started, which allowed Davis to score behind Kano. Jeff McNeill's single later in the inning extended the lead.
Pete Alonso made his second home run in as many games and a third on the road trip to give the Mets a 4-1 lead in the fourth. The homer was Alonso's 45th, which gave him a major league lead and moved him within seven of Aaron Judge's MLB rookie record.
Cano's two-run home run in the fourth gave the Mets a 3-1 lead. The homer was Kano's 11th season and gave him 34 RBI. Juan Lagares' first homer of May 5, involving 158 bats, tied him 1-1 in the third. Wheeler delivered an RBI single to Trea Turner in the second and then headed to Asdrubal Cabrera to load the bases before work, a count full of Anthony Randon, who was retired to keep the Mets deficit at 1-0.
Wilson Ramos finished 0-for-4 with a walk – he was retired in the ninth dive stop by Howie Kendrick, in franchise history with David Wright. Moises Alou holds the Mets record with a 30-game winning streak.
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