Zack Wheeler pitched his best game in a month, going seven strong innings to lead the Mets to a 3-2 win over the Diamondbacks in the second game of a four-game series. With the win, the Mets moved within a half game of the D’Backs in the race for the second Wild Card.
Wheeler gave up a first inning run but did not allow another in his seven innings. He finished with 7 Ks and lowered his ERA to 4.21 with his 15th Quality Start of the year.
Todd Frazier put the Mets ahead in the second inning with a two-run double. He added to the lead in the fourth inning with another RBI double.