Mets RHP Zack Wheeler allowed two runs on four hits in five-plus innings and earned his third win of the season in the Mets' 7-5 victory over the Angels at Citi Field on Saturday.
Wheeler (3-2, 3.76 ERA) started his outing with five shutout innings, but was pulled in the sixth after loading the bases and hitting a batter. He was replaced by Fernando Salas, who finished the inning after allowing an inherited run to score.
Wheeler had five strikeouts on the night, but walked a season-high five batters. He had pitched six innings in each of his last two starts prior to Saturday night, and has pitched seven innings just once this season as he works his way back from missing two seasons due to Tommy John surgery and further setbacks.
Robert Gsellman pitched two scoreless innings and Neil Ramirez made his Mets debut in the ninth, but struggled from the get-go, allowing three runs on two hits and a walk. Addison Reed then allowed a hit and walked two batters, but was ultiimately able to limit the damage to earn the save and secure a 7-5 win for the Mets.