Jacob deGrom also snapped out of his recent pitching regression as well as in the bottom of the 2nd the Mets took a 1-0 lead when deGrom, who had 3 hits on the day, hit a single with a drawn in infield scoring Eric Campbell. In the 4th the Mets blew the doors off. Michael Cuddyer started the 4th off with a single to right. Daniel Murphy walked. Then after a ground out made it 2nd and 3rd and 1 out Kevin Plawecki grounded into a fielder’s choice scoring Cuddyer and it was 2-0, Plawecki was safe at first. deGrom then singled to load the bases; that brought up Wilmer Flores batting 9th and he stroked a grand slam over the left field wall and it was 6-0. For Flores his team leading 6th homer on the year and his 2nd grand slam of his career. Then back to back singles by Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares and a walk by Lucas Duda loaded the sacks again. Cuddyer came through with a double to left scoring Granderson and Lagares and it was 8-0. Brewer’s starter Matt Garza was then replaced by Brandon Kintzler. He yielded a 2 run double to Murphy to make it 10-0. Campbell then singled to right to make it an 11-0 laugher.
In the 7th the Mets scored 3 more all courtesy of the long ball. Plawecki hit a solo homer, his 2nd homer on the year, to make it 12-1. Granderson launched a 2 run shot (4) and it was 14-1.
The Brewers scored their only run off deGrom in the top of the 6th on a sac-fly by Ryan Braun. deGrom who went 3 for 3 with a ribbie at bat went 6 innings allowing 5 hits 1 run (earned) while walking 1 and striking out 6.
Erik Goeddel pitched 2 scoreless frames,
Jack Leathersich pitched the 9th. deGrom improves to 4-4. Garza allowed 10 earned runs in 3 1/3 falls to 2-5. The Mets amassed a season high 16 hits on the game. Granderson and deGrom had 3 hits. Flores, Cuddyer and Campbell added 2 hits each.
With the win the Mets improve to 14-4 at home on the season and are now 21-16 on the year keeping a hold on 1st place in the NL east.
Sunday the Mets look to take the series. Noah Syndergaard (0-1 5.06) goes for his first major league win. Wily Peralta (1-4 3.80) goes for Milwaukee.