It just wasn't Zack Wheeler's night as the Cubs lit him up for eight runs on six hits over just and inning and two thirds. The big blow was a grand slam to Ian Happ which gave the Cubs a 6-1 lead. They would go on to defeat the Mets 14-3 tonight at Citi Field.
Yoenis Cespedes drove in a run for the Mets on an RBI double in the bottom of the first, he would later leave the game to rest as the Mets were down by a wide margin. Neil Walker and Lucas Duda both homered in the bottom of the ninth to cap off the Mets offensively.
The rubber-game of this three game series will be on Wednesday evening as Matt Harvey will get the start for the Mets against Mike Montgomery; Coverage on WOR begins at 6:05 pm with Pete McCarthy & 'Mets on Deck'.