Boy, did the Mets need that.
Francisco Lindor delivered a two-run home run and Carlos Carrasco threw six solid innings as the Amazins beat the Pirates, 7-1, on Thursday night at Citi Field. The win got them out of their funk after a sweep at the hands of the Pirates and eked their NL East lead up to one game on the Braves in the standings (they remain tied in the loss column).
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