The Mets came from behind from three runs — twice — and held on to beat the Yankees 9-7 on Monday night. >> Read the full recap and boxscore on SNY.tv
Need to Know: Bartolo Colon got roughed up for seven runs — six earned — in 5 2/3 innings. He gave up 11 hits, struck out four and did not walk anyone. Colon surrendered a grand slam to Brett Gardner in the second inning.
Down 4-1, the Mets rallied back with a Travis d’Arnaud solo home run in the fifth and a Curtis Granderson two-run home run in the sixth inning to tie the game.
The Yankees scored three times in the sixth, all runs on Colon, to go up 7-4.
The Mets scratched two back in the next inning on a two-run home run by Eric Young Jr.
In the eighth inning, Eric Campbell hit a pinch-hit double for his second major league hit. He scored on a Lucas Duda broken-bat flare to center field. Chris Young followed that with a two-run home run to put the Mets up 9-7.
Jenrry Mejia, moved to the bullpen earlier Monday, pitched 1 1/3 innings of scoreless baseball in relief.
Kyle Farnsworth allowed two baserunners, but was able to escape with the save thanks to a spectacular play by Duda to start the game-ending double play.
The Mets hit four home runs and four doubles on the night, as part of their 14 hits.
What’s Next: The Mets and Yankees play their second game of the series at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday at 7 p.m.