Things you should know about tonight's game...
1) Todd Frazier came into this game with no home runs on the season. But, at the end, he left with two. Frazier belted a solo homer in the second inning to the apple in the center field. Then, in his next at-bat, he roped a fastball to left field in the bottom of the fourth. He finished 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBI on the night.
2) Despite allowing three earned runs over 5.1 innings, Steven Matz secured his first win of the season. He now has a 3.77 ERA in three starts this season.
3) Asdrubal Cabrera's hot bat continued in the Mets' return to Citi Field. He went 2-for-4 with two runs on the night. Jay Bruce and Adrian Gonzalez each collected an RBI as well. Cabrera extended his hitting streak to 11 games, and is now hitting .378 during the streak.
4) With the exception of Seth Lugo allowing a run over two innings of work, the Mets' bullpen was lights out. AJ Ramos, Robert Gsellman, and Jerry Blevins didn't allow a run, while Jeurys Familia pushed his save total to seven after a 1-2-3 ninth inning.
Highlights from tonight's game...
News and Notes...
The Mets have now won nine games in a row for the first time since their 11-game win streak from April 12-23, 2015.
There is no bad luck for the Mets on Friday the 13th, as they are now 11-3 in 14 games on the date.
The Mets have allowed at least one run in 27 innings this season but have immediately scored in their next at-bat 13 times.
After his RBI single, Yoenis Cespedes now has 11 RBI through the first 12 games of the season.
The Mets (11-1) continue their three-game series with the Brewers on Saturday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Matt Harvey will take the mound for the Mets to try and extend their win streak to double digits. He struggled to spot his pitches in his last start against the Nationals, as he allowed four runs on nine hits over five innings. He didn't earn the loss, though.
Chase Anderson gets the ball for the Brewers after pitching brilliantly against the Padres in his first start of the season. He allowed just one hit and no runs over six innings of work.