Zack Wheeler and Robert Gsellman had strong outings before Rafael Montero trotted in from the bullpen with a gasoline can and a match in his hand as the Mets fell to the Yankees, 11-4, on Wednesday afternoon at First Data Field.
Things you should know about today's game...
1) Wheeler was mostly dominant during three innings of work, striking out four >> CLICK HERE to read more about his start
2) Gsellman allowed an unearned run on two hits and a walk and did not record a strikeout in 3 2/3 innings.
3) Travis d'Arnaud went 2-for-2 with a solo homer and a walk.
4) Montero was horrifc, allowing three-straight hard hit singles and issuing a bases-loaded walk before being removed in the eighth inning as the Mets' 4-1 lead turned into a 7-4 deficit. Montero was charged with four earned runs.
What's Next for the Mets...
The Mets travel to face the Nationals on Thursday at 1:05 p.m.
Noah Syndergaard is scheduled to start, with Jeurys Familia, Jerry Blevins, AJ Ramos, and Gerson Bautista also scheduled to pitch.