Recap: The Mets snapped their three-game losing streak, holding off the Cubs, 3-2, on Friday night at Citi Field.
Need to Know: The Mets fell behind 2-0 in the second inning, but Eric Campbell’s three-run homer proved to be the difference in the game. Zack Wheeler picked up his ninth straight quality start, striking out 10 and allowing just two runs in 6 2/3 innings to improve to 8-8. Jenrry Mejia picked up his 18th save, tossing a perfect ninth.
Game ball: Wheeler walked four but allowed just four hits in 6 2/3 innings, winning his fifth straight decision.
What’s next: The Mets will hope to start a win streak, sending Jon Niese (6-8, 3.46) to the mound on Saturday night at 7:10 p.m. Dan Straily (1-2, 4.93) will toe the rubber for the Cubs.