A botched double play made all the difference Wednesday night as the Mets (20-25) fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers (25-22) by a score of 4-3. >> Read the full recap and box score at SNY.tv.
Need to Know: Jacob deGrom gave up three earned runs on four hits, three walks and four strikeouts over six innings in his second big league start. The three runs came off solo shots by Adrian Gonzalez, Yasiel Puig and Hanley Ramirez.
After failing to bring in a run with the bases loaded in the third, the Mets are now 6-for-41 with the bases loaded this season.
Eric Campbell brought the Mets within one after he hit the first home run of his career — a two-run shot — during the sixth.
The Dodgers picked up their fourth run of the game after Jeurys Familia hesitated to throw to second with runners on first and third and one out in what should have been an inning-ending double play.
The Mets once again cut the deficit to one after Juan Lagares hit a triple in the ninth and was brought home by Daniel Murphy. David Wright struck out to end the inning.
What’s Next: The Mets will look to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Dodgers on Thursday when they send Jon Niese (2-3, 2.54 ERA) to the mound against Zack Greinke (7-1, 2.03 ERA) at 7:10 p.m.