Dillon Gee was effective in seven solid innings. The Mets collected 15 hits and got the Pirates bullpen with four late runs to pull away with a 7-3 victory.
The Pirates took an early lead in the second inning. Neil Walker singled and, after Walker was erased on a fielder's choice from Lyle Overbay, Chris Snyder homered to make it 2-0. But Snyder's defense allowed New York to tie it in the bottom of the second off of Charlie Morton. Daniel Murphy and Angel Pagan started the inning with singles. A ground out from Josh Thole allowed both runners to move up. Jason Pridie whiffed but reached on a passed ball from Snyder that also allowed Murphy to score. Ruben Tejada's infield single brought home Murphy to tie it up.
After the homer by Snyder, Gee retired 14 of the next 15 Pirate hitt...
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