The final score was a rout but it was a actually a pitchers dual that was scoreless until the seventh inning. The Mets beat up the Pirates pitching at the end with another huge game from Jose Reyes. He was 3 for 5 with a solo homer in the ninth inning. His average is up to .346 now and he’s playing better than ever in the final season of his Mets contract.
Chris Capuano also had a big game throwing 7 scoreless innings and getting the win. He only allowed 3 hits and 2 walks and was firmly in control throughout the game.
The Mets are up 2-1 in the series with one game left tomorrow night in Pittsburgh.