CINCINNATI (New York / AP) – Jeff McNeil hit a breakout single in the 11th round, Kevin Pillar added a triple run and New York Mets went deep seven times Monday night to a 15-11 win over the faltering Cincinnati Reds.
Michael Conforto connected twice, including an explosive match-limited solo hit five times in the 11th round as the NL East leaders eventually scrapped this and left Cincinnati with a fourth straight loss to open. second half.
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New York missed the season’s highest four fouls – all in the first two innings. Three were taken by short shot Luis Guillorme, in place of the injured Francisco Lindor.
While coach Luis Rojas served his first game after a two-match suspension, James McCann, McNeil, Home Run Derby champions Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith also took home New York in a drag match. 4 hours 45 minutes long.
McCann came on from the bench in the eighth to give the Mets the lead twice having been coughed up by the bullpen.
Tyler Naquin drove in four runs for the Reds with five hits, including a tie single on 10th.
All-Star quarterback Jesse Winker gave Cincinnati an 8-7 lead with a brace twice in the seventh inning before knocking out Edwin Díaz his third consecutive save and fourth this season with a brace on the ninth.
Anthony Banda (1-0) was the winner of his Mets debut.
Alonso, who won a second straight home Derby on July 12 at Coors Field in Denver, gave the Mets a quick 2-0 lead with the first game of the second half with just two hits into the game. .
Guillorme’s double error opened the door for the Reds to take a 4-3 lead in the first half. Naquin drove for two runs with a soft brace down the road on the left – for the second day in a row the Mets have dropped multiple times with a light hit in the first inning.
The Three Pirates scored Sunday when New York pitcher Taijuan Walker hit a nearly unfair ball into the fouling area and no one took it. Rojas’ vehement argument was kicked out of Major League Baseball on Monday, given a two-match suspension and fine.
Bench coach Dave Jauss took over as acting manager on Monday.
Cincinnati added four runs not taken in the second half including three New York fouls, two Guillorme errors in one play. They helped shorten Jerad Eickhoff’s night. Only two of the seven runs he allowed were earned.
Vladimir Gutierrez gave up three home runs for the second time in his last four starts before leaving after four innings.
ROOM OF TRAINER
Mets: RHP Corey Oswalt has been placed on the 60-day wounded list. Oswalt went IL 10 days on July 6 with inflammation of his right knee.
RedManager David Bell said: OF Nick Senzel (inflamed left knee, had surgery) could go to rehabilitation as early as next week. Senzel has not played since May 17.
Mets: New York has not identified a starting pitcher for Tuesday’s game.
Red: Film Festival Wade Miley (7-4) won 8 rounds 1/3 match on July 9 in Milwaukee in his final first bout.
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