Tonight in Cincinnati, the Mets beat the Reds 4-2 in the second game of their three game set.
The scoring stopped after the fifth, and Vic Black earned his first big league save when he closed out the victory in the ninth.
- Jonathon Niese got the start for the Mets and tossed 7 strong innings in what may have been his last start of the season. His line: 7 innings pitched, 2 runs on 8 hits, 1 walk, and 6 strikeouts. He lowered his ERA to 3.74.
- Daniel Murphy went 2 for 4 with a run scored and 3 RBI’s.
- Wilfredo Tovar went 1 for 4 with an RBI.