For the Mets, a Shocking Win and a Series of Tough Losses

Sunday’s come-from-behind theatrics against Pittsburgh could hardly offset a weekend in which Jacob deGrom and Francisco Lindor headed to the injured list.

By Tyler Kepner

One big swing by Michael Conforto on Sunday saved the Mets from an utterly disastrous weekend in Pittsburgh. Conforto, an outfielder trudging through the worst season of his career, blasted a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Mets past the Pirates, 7-6.

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