Simulated Recap: McNeil Leads Off With First Pitch Homer

After losing a tight game to the Diamondbacks last night, the Mets jumped out to an early first inning lead when Jeff McNeil homered on the first pitch of the game thrown by Robbie Ray:

That lead grew to 2-0 when Amed Rosario homered in the second.

Rick Porcello had a strong start picking up the win after allowing just two earned over 7.2 innings.

The Mets put some distance between them and the Diamondbacks in the eighth. Jake Marisnick hit a bases loaded two RBI single, and McNeil drew a bases loaded walk later in the inning to give the Mets a 6-1 lead.

After Robert Gsellman got into a jam in the ninth, Edwin Diaz picked up the save in the Mets 6-2 win.

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