The Mets (28-29, 5 GB in the NL East) rallied in the eighth inning for a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks (28-30, 11 GB in NL West) on Friday.
They return to face the Diamondbacks again on Saturday at Chase Field at 10:10 p.m. when Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.71 ERA) takes on Zack Greinke (6-2, 2.78 ERA).
Here's what went down on Friday, in case you missed it:
The Mets put together a two-out rally in the eighth inning, with Carlos Gomez lining a pinch-hit go-ahead double to lead the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Diamondbacks.
With the Mets' bullpen limited on Friday, Mickey Callaway turned to Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo, who was activated off the IL before the game, to pitch the eighth and ninth inning to lock down the 5-4 victory. Callaway explained that decision along with his reaction to the game.
Matt Kemp made his debut with the Triple-A Syracuse Mets on Friday, going 1-for-6, but afterward said "it would be great to play in New York."
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Mets advisor and ESPN Sunday Night Baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza explains what her role with the Mets has been like this year.
Mets scouts, Alonso and his father all recollect the journey that led to the slugger being drafted by the Mets with the 64th overall pick in 2016.
SNY's Joe DeMayo breaks down five potential prospects the Mets could target in the MLB Draft.