New York had lost 10 of 11 and put star slugger Yoenis Cespedes on the disabled list before the game with a strained hamstring. Travis d’Arnaud then homered twice and had five RBIs for the Mets, who were clinging to a two-run lead when they brought in Familia.
Matt Wieters singled leading off, and Adam Lind’s single sent pinch runner Joe Ross to third. Adam Eaton followed with an infield single to shortstop and injured his left ankle as he stepped on first base. Eaton needed to be helped off the field and was replaced by pinch runner Chris Heisey.
Familia struck out Trea Turner, and Mets manager Terry Collins brought in Edgin, a left-hander, to face the left-handed-hitting Harper.
Harper hit a one-hopper to Edgin, who threw home for a forceout, and d’Arnaud threw to first for the double play.
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