The Mets score first in the 2nd. Gooden singles with 2-outs, Backman doubles, Dykstra triples scoring both runners and the Mets lead it 2-0. The Cardinals get one back in the bottom of the inning. Pendleton singles and Nieto singles and Pendleton advances to 3rd. Smith bounces into a 6-4-3 double play and Pendleton scores ending Goodens streak at 28.2 innings.
The Cardinals tie it up in the 4th. Van Slyke singles and steals 2nd, Pendleton hits into a 4-3 FC and Van Slyke advances to 3rd. Smith hits a SACFLY to left and Van Slyke scores.
The Mets take the lead in the 7th when Strawberry blasts a 3 run homer off of Andujar to make it 5-2. The would add to their lead in the 9th when Foster tees off a Lahti fastball for a 2 run homer and now its 7-2 Mets.
The Final Score 7-2 Mets