Mets’ Bats Quieted As Padres Salvage Final Game Of Series
Eric Stults combined with five relievers to hold the Mets to just five hits, helping the Padres earn their first win and avoid a season opening sweep.
New York’s Dillon Gee yielded just three hits and three walk over six and 1/3 innings, but suffered the loss.
The Mets got three hits from Justin Turner and two from John Buck, including a solo homer in the ninth to account for the team’s lone run.
Jedd Gyorko had a RBI double for the Padres, who scored what turned out to be the game winning run on a wild pitch by Jeurys Familia in the eighth inning.
Huston Street allowed the homer to Buck, but held on for the save.
The Mets (2-1) host the Marlins on Friday afternoon.