3 Mets players who deserve credit for the series win over the Dodgers

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2) NY Mets reliever Jimmy Yacabonis saved the team with his quality outing

Jimmy Yacabonis entered a seemingly impossible situation as the Mets tried to take this series. The Mets could've used some length after Tylor Megill went just five innings in the second game of the series, but Scherzer was tossed after being under suspicion for using a foreign substance.

Yacabonis came into a scoreless game in the fourth inning. He allowed a run to put the Mets behind, but limited the damage, and thanks to Nimmo's home run, he departed the game with a 2-1 lead.

Yacabonis went 2.2 innings and allowed the one run on two hits with one walk. The Dodgers lineup isn't quite as intimidating as it's been in years past, but facing guys like Freddie Freeman and Max Muncy is no easy task.

Yacabonis was able to get the Mets from the fourth almost through the sixth. He was pulled after throwing 49 pitches in relief.

These performances often go unnoticed, but again, it's hard to envision the Mets winning this game without him. Yacabonis is one of the worst if not the worst reliever in this Mets bullpen. He saved them from having to use more of the 'pen than they did with his heroics, and has undoubtedly earned himself more appearances with the Mets.