Dramatically, he rallied on Monday and looked set to win a series against the Phillies and perhaps gain momentum in the second-place race in the NL East. And then his bat came in late and did not quite get out of the bullpen.
Miguel Castro surrendered Jean Segura in the 10th inning in front of a well-known homer, who lost the Phillies 9-8 at Citi Field.
The Mets, who rallied from a six-run deficit and advanced to seventh on Jeff McNeill’s home run, ended the series with a split and the Phillies’ 3-behind game in the second-place race in the NL East . , Which carries an automatic postson berth. The Mets started the day with a game in the NL’s second wild card race.
Castro entered the 10th inning and had two outs – the second inning of this season begins with a runner – before Segura cleared the fence at left-center, giving him five RBIs for the game. The Mets responded with a run in the bottom of the inning on Brandon Nimmo’s RBI single before Hector Neris was dismissed for the final two.
Eric Bohm’s RBI single held Juris Familia to a 7-7 draw in the eighth bout and defended the Mets, at least a moment later, when McNeill’s three-run homer scored his first in the last inning against David Phelps Led.
McNeill reached the upper deck in right field for his second homer after not hitting a single in the first five weeks of the season.
Zack Wheeler made a decision after allowing three earned runs on eight hits in six innings with seven strikes, returning at Citi Field. The right hand raised his ERA from 2.20 to 2.47 as a potential National League Cy Young Award nominee.
The Mets scored three runs in the fifth over against Wheeler to make his comeback. Michael Conerito, JD Davis and Dominic Smith smashed consecutive doubles to give Phyllis the lead 6-3. Andres Jimenez doubled the inning to start the rally. Wheeler knocked out Pete Alonso and Jimenez in the following inning, but rebounded to avoid the inning without further damage.
Erasmo Ramirez gave the Mets a comeback after giving up one run in five innings in relief after Rocky David Peterson flopped.
Peterson jumped from the start. Segura delivered a base-loaded double for three runs in the first inning, when Bryce Harper sang against innings after Andrew McCuchen departed and JT Realuto drove.
In the second, Rice Hawkins scored a two-run homer 5–0 to Peterson 5–0 after a walk to McKeichen. Peterson’s final line included five earned runs on three hits and four runs in two innings in which he threw 70 pitches.