Harvey did not allow a run in his first two innings of work, but let up a single and a run-scoring double to Giancarlo Stanton, who later scored off reliever Chasen Bradford. Harvey is next is due to pitch Monday in Fort Myers against the Red Sox.
The Mets struggled in the field. In the seventh inning, Matt Reynolds made a poor throw that allowed a run to score, after which Scott Rice threw a ball over second base trying to pick off a base runner. Kirk Nieuwenhuis also sent a throw into the dugout that turned in a single in to three runs.
Noah Syndergaard struck out five in 2 2/3 innings of work. He allowed just one hit and did not allow a run. Syndergaard was reportedly around 98-99 mph (94-95 mph on a slow radar gun).
The Mets scored in the first inning on RBI doubles from Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Ruben Tejada. Tejada later walked with the bases loaded to drive in another run. He had two doubles and scored once. They added another run on a throwing error.
Michael Conforto picked up another hit for the Mets, but struck out twice. Ruben Tejada had two doubles in his first-ever start at third base. He also drew a walk with the bases loaded in the seventh inning to drive in a run. Dillon Gee allowed an inherited run to score in the seventh inning, then retired all three batters he faced in the eighth inning.
The Mets host the Nationals at Tradition Field on Thursday, with Jacob deGrom starting for the Mets against Stephen Strasburg at 1:10 PM on SNY.