After barely registering a pulse for eight innings against Brewers starter Jovani Gallardo, the Mets offense scored three runs in the ninth to lock up a victory in Milwaukee, and bring their record for this crucial road trip back to .500.
Zack Wheeler pitched 6⅔ stellar innings, one-hitting the Brewers for much of the night and allowing only one unearned run thanks to a Daniel Murphy error. However, with two outs in the seventh, Carlos Gomez homered to put the Brewers up 2-0 and presumably stick Wheeler with a tough-luck loss.
Thankfully, Murphy redeemed himself for his earlier miscue and got on with a double in the top of the ninth off of Francisco Rodriguez. David Wright drove him in with a single to left, and Lucas Duda homered for the second time in as many games to, miraculously, put the Mets up 3-2.
Jenrry Meija would enter the game in the ninth, and after walking the first batter he faced, struck out the next three to earn the save.
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