Wright Leads The Way As Mets Rally Past Reds 9-4
David Wright got on base five times, scored three times and drove in the go-ahead run as the Mets earned a split of their two game series with Reds, coming from behind for a 9-4 win at Citi Field on Thursday afternoon.
Wright raised his average to .411, by going 2 for 2 at the plate including an RBI double in the eight innings that put the Mets on top 5-4, after trailing 4-0. Wright also walked three times.
Ronny Cedeno tacked on with a three-run homer, his first of the year.
Bobby Parnell was the benificary, moving to 1-0.
Cincinnati’s Logan Ondrusek (3-1) entered a tie game in the eight before allowing five runs on four hits and a walk.
New York rallied to tie earlier in the game with with a two-RBI double from Lucas Duda in the fifth inning, ands sacrifice flies from Justin Turner and Mike Baxter in the sixth and seventh.
The Reds scored their runs on Joey Votto’s solo-home run (6th), and RBI hits from Ryan Hanigan and Matt Latos. Hanigan also scored on run on Mike Nickeas’ pass ball.
R.A. Dickey got the start for New York, striking out eight, but giving up four runs in in six innings.
The Mets (21-17) open an interleague series at the Rogers Centre in Tornto on Friday night.
an Rwalked three times and collected two more hits, raising his average .411.