LISTEN: Wheeler Tosses 7 Strong; Mets Take Advantage of Rangers Error in 4-3 Win


The Mets walked away with a split of their two game set with the Rangers in Texas thanks to a strong outing from Zack Wheeler and a late break.

Wheeler fell behind 1-0 after struggling in the bottom of the first, but would settle down to pitch the next six innings without letting in a run. Jay Bruce would pick up the slack ripping a 2-run homer in the fourth and a solo shot in the sixth to give the Mets a 3-1 lead. 

Jerry Blevins came on to pitch the eighth, but could not protect the lead as he surrendered a two-run home run to Robinson Chirinos which tied the game. The Mets would bounce back in the top of the ninth as Matt Reynolds would score the go-ahead run as Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus bobbled a catch at second base that would have ended the inning. 

The Mets send Matt Harvey to the hill on Friday night as they begin a four game weekend series including a Saturday doubleheader vs the Braves. Coverage on WOR begins at 6:05 pm with Pete McCarthy & 'Mets on Deck'. 

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LISTEN: Addison Reed with WOR's Wayne Randazzo 


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