Michael Conforto drove in the game-winning run on an error in the 11th inning as the Mets overcame a blown eighth-inning lead to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 on Monday at Citizens Bank Park. >> Box score
Seven things to know about Monday's game
1) Conforto's two-out liner off Rhys Hoskins' glove trickled into shallow right field, allowing Juan Lagares to score from second base ahead of Cesar Hernandez's off-line throw to break a 6-6 tie.
2) Edwin Diaz, who did not enter the game for a four-out save in the eighth inning, struck out the side in the bottom of the 11th as the Mets snapped a two-game losing streak.
3) Robert Gsellman walked in the game-tying run in the bottom of the eighth inning after Jeurys Familia loaded the bases with two outs as the Mets' bullpen struggles continued.
4) Brandon Nimmo went 1-for-3 with a solo home run down the right-field line in the sixth inning to break a 5-5 tie.
5) Noah Syndergaard allowed five runs, nine hits and three walks with nine strikeouts in five innings, as his ERA rose to 5.63. His counterpart, Aaron Nola, gave up five runs, seven hits and three walks in 4 1/3 innings.
6) Jeff McNeil went 3-for-5 while Robinson Cano and Wilson Ramos both drove in two runs, however the Mets went 3-for-12 with runners in scoring position and left eight runners on base.
7) The Mets took a 3-0 lead in the third inning on Ramos' two-run single and a McNeil RBI single, but Syndergaard gave up an RBI single to Bryce Harper and a two-run single to J.T. Realmuto in the bottom half of the inning. After Cano hit a two-run double to make it 5-3 in the top of the fourth, Syndergaard allowed a two-run home run to Maikel Franco in the bottom half to tie the game at 5.
Steven Matz (1-0, 1.65 ERA) takes on Nick Pivetta (1-1, 9.45 ERA) in the second game of a three-game series on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.