Daniel Murphy hit a tiebreaking homer in the 8th inning and, Mets beat the Cubs 4-3, for their first series win at Wrigley Field since 2007.
Matt Harvey won his fifth straight decision, allowing five hits in 7 1/3 innings and singling in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning to lead the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs, 3-2, on Friday.
Daniel Murphy and David Wright combined for five hits and three RBIs against Adam Wainwright, and the New York Mets snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.
“I don’t know what to say,” Gee said. “I didn’t feel all that bad tonight. I’m a ground-ball guy and I think seven ground balls got through. I don’t know what else to do.”
Lance Lynn overcame early control woes and St. Louis used a three-run seventh inning to beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Monday night.
David Wright hit the tying home run in the ninth inning off closer Craig Kimbrel and the New York Mets scored twice in the 10th to rally for a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Outside of Jon Niese and Matt Harvey, the Mets are clearly not a reliable lot. Especially on offense.
“It’s not something I’m worried about,” Wright said before heading to treatment. “I just wouldn’t be any good to anybody today. Hopefully it’s just one day, and then I’ll be back in there.”
X-rays were negative and Niese left with a bruise. The Mets said he was day to day. “We’ll see how it feels tomorrow,” Niese said. “But I should be able to throw a bullpen and make my next start.”
Matt Harvey didn’t allow a hit until Justin Morneau homered off the right-field foul pole with two outs in the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday.
Marlon Byrd singled home the game-winning run as the Mets won a wild one at Citi Field over the Marlins.
John Buck drove in four RBIs and was at the center of an rare home plate call as the Mets defeated the Marlins 7-3 on Saturday.
Alex Sanabia won for the first time in more than two years and the Miami Marlins gave Mike Redmond his first victory as a major league manager, beating the New York Mets 7-5 Friday night.
Eric Stults gritted his way through five scoreless innings of three-hit ball, combining with five relievers on a five-hitter and 14 strikeouts to lead the Padres over the Mets 2-1 Thursday for their first win of the season.
Nothing about the New York Mets on Monday resembled the second half of last season. Then again, opening day has often been their biggest highlight of the year.