Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Mets 11, Pirates 2

Mets 11, Pirates 2

NEW YORK — Noah Syndergaard struck out 11 and took a shutout into the ninth, Wilmer Flores homered and drove in four, and the Mets piled up a season-high 19 hits. Late replacement Kelly Johnson also homered for New York. Yoenis Cespedes had three hits and scored three times as New York busted loose at the plate against lefty Jeff Locke. Every starting position player got a hit for the Mets, and seven of the eight had at least two.

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