Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Dillon Gee tossed 7 2/3 innings in the New
York Mets' 6-1 win over the Minnesota Twins in a make-up Monday matinee.
Gee (9-8) struck out nine and surrendered just six hits and an unearned run
along with a walk for the Mets, who had dropped five of their last seven games
Marlon Byrd was one of seven Mets to tally a pair of hits. He smacked a solo
homer and scored twice in the triumph. Eric Young, Daniel Murphy, Andrew
Brown, Wilmer Flores, Juan Lagares and Omar Quintanilla also registered two
Kyle Gibson (2-4) allowed four runs on 10 hits and two walks over 3 2/3
innings for Minnesota, which has lost four consecutive contests.
The Mets jumped out to a 4-0 lead after plating a run in the first, another in
the second and two more in the third.
Brown had a bases-loaded RBI single in the first, while Young slapped a run-
scoring single through the hole on the left side of the infield in the second
to make it 2-0.
Quintanilla and Murphy tallied RBI singles in the fourth to give New York its
The teams traded runs in the seventh.
Flores bounced an RBI single through the hole on the right side of the infield
in the top of the seventh, while Trevor Plouffe, who ripped a two-out double
to right-center in the home seventh, scored when Murphy committed a fielding
error on a grounder off the bat of Clete Thomas.
Byrd's solo homer into the second deck in left in the ninth capped the
Monday's tilt was originally supposed to be the finale of a three-game set
played from April 12-14 ... The Mets moved to 10-4 in interleague play ... The
Mets were 6-for-12 with runners in scoring position, while Minnesota finished
0-for-10 with RISP.
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