The Mets got a good start from , his third in a row. He went 6 IP giving up 2 ER on back to back homers by Adam Kennedy and Ryan Zimmerman in the third inning. He did have a lot of traffic on the bases giving up 7 hits and 4 walks but managed to keep the damage to a minimum.
was terrible in the eighth inning giving up 3 straight hits and a run while only recording one out. That’s where the game was lost.
The Mets did have 12 hits including a long home run in the ninth by. The Mets left 11 runners on base including leaving 5 and 4. Speaking of Reyes, he got tossed in the seventh inning for throwing his bat and helmet down after a called third strike. Jerry Manuel came out and got tossed immediately after Reyes.