Result: The Mets rallied from behind to beat the Brewers, 3-2, Friday night in Milwaukee.
Need to Know: The Mets were rendered scoreless by the Brewers before exploding for three runs in the ninth. Daniel Murphy had a three-hit night, including a double to lead off the final frame. David Wright‘s single drove in Murphy and Lucas Duda cranked a two-run shot to put the Mets in front. Zack Wheeler had a terrific start, allowing just one hit prior to the seventh. Wheeler struck out nine and gave up only three hits over 6 2/3 innings. One of the two runs scored off Wheeler was unearned. Jenrry Mejia struck out the side to record his 14th save of the year.
Game Ball: Wheeler pitched well but Duda’s go-ahead home run makes the first baseman Friday’s hero.
What’s Next: Jonathon Niese (5-5, 3.13 ERA) takes the mound for the Mets on Saturday night. He’ll go up against the Brewers’ Wily Peralta (11-6, 3.58). First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m.