Result: The Mets lost in heartbreaking fashion to the Giants on Saturday, 5-4
Need to Know: The Mets were three outs away from snapping a four-game losing streak before their ninth-inning implosion. Jenrry Mejia struck out Angel Pagan to start the inning, yet Pagan reached first on a wild pitch. Pagan would then come around to score on a Hunter Pence double to tie the game. Michael Morse later singled, giving the Giants a 5-4 win. It was Mejia’s first blown save as closer. Bartolo Colon got the start for the Mets. Colon pitched five scoreless innings before running into trouble in the sixth. Jeurys Familia inherited a bases-loaded jam from Colon but escaped with a huge strikeout. Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda and Anthony Recker had two hits each for the Mets, with Recker leading the team with two RBI.
Game Ball: Familia, for his big strikeout in the sixth, keeping the Mets alive.
What’s Next: The Mets finish up their three-game set with the Giants on Sunday. Zack Wheeler starts for New York opposite San Francisco’s Tim Lincecum.