MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cubs 2

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The Mets snapped their three game losing streak and defeated the Chicago Cubs by a score of 3-2 tonight at Citi Field.  All of the Mets offense came from a three run blast by outfielder Eric Campbell, his second home run of the season.

Zack Wheeler started and tossed 6.2 innings, allowing just two runs while striking out 10 ti improve to 8-8 on the season. He scattered four walks and four hits. Wheeler continues to deliver some strong outings and now sports a 3.49 ERA.

Jenrry Mejia was able to shut down the Cubs with a perfect ninth to record his 18th save of the season, as he continues to fight through his sports hernia.

Campbell’s home run was the only bright spot offensively for the Mets who continue to struggle at the plate, collecting only four hits on the night. Only one of the Mets four hits came from the top four spots of their lineup who went 1-for-13.

The Mets continue their series with the Cubs on Saturday with a 7:10 PM matchup pitting Jon Niese (6-8, 3.46) against spot starter Dan Straily (0-0, 0.00) for Chicago.

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