Result: The Mets defeated the Mariners, 3-2, taking the rubber match of the three-game series.
Need to Know: Bartolo Colon was perfect through 6 2/3 innings before Robinson Cano spoiled things with a single to left. Colon allowed two runs on three hits in 7 1/3 innings.
Daniel Murphy drove in Eric Young Jr. with an RBI double in the second inning for the Mets’ first run. Juan Lagares’ sac fly in the sixth brought home Lucas Duda, and David Wright’s RBI single in the seventh allowed Young Jr. to score his second run of the day. Young Jr. reached base three times and Wright was the only Met with a two-hit game.
Ruben Tejada was removed from the game after taking a fastball to the helmet in the fifth.
Jenrry Mejia escaped trouble in the ninth to record his 12th save of the season.
Game Ball: Colon, who tossed a gem amidst rumors of him possibly being traded in the coming days.
What’s Next: The Mets next fly to Milwaukee where they will play four games against the Brewers. Dillon Gee (4-2, 2.92 ERA) starts the opener opposite Milwaukee’s Matt Garza (6-7, 4.04).