The Mets have made a habit of scoring early and staying silent late.
This afternoon, they reversed that game
The Mets had little success against Ben Sheets, but the Brewers' right-hander left the game after five scoreless innings as a precautionary measure with tightness in his left groin.
In the bottom of the first, J.J. Hardy tripled and Ryan Braun doubled him in.
Then, in the bottom of the sixth, Prince Fielder singled to right, Corey Hart singled to center, and Mike Cameron sacrificed them over. With a man on second and third, Santana balked and Fielder scored.
In the top of the seventh, with Villanueva pitching for the Brewers, Beltran doubled to center and was moved over on Damion Easley's groundout. After Anderson walked, the clearly shaken Stetter threw a wild pitch and Beltran scored.
Nelson Figueroa came into the seventh inning and sent Gwynn, Jr., Weeks, and Hardy down in order.
Gagne pitched for the Brew Crew, giving up a double to Murphy and then a home run to Carlos Delgado, his thirty first of the year.
Beltran singled to center and Ryan Church doubled him in to make it 4-2 Mets.
However, after this play, Beltran's knee connected with the home plate umpire's foot, causing him some discomfort.
Feliciano came in after Figueroa had given up a double and struck out Fielder. Then Joe Smith came in and struck out both Hart and Cameron.
After former Met (Thank God) Guillermo Mota held the Mets to a zero, Luis Ayala closed it out, sending down Durham, Kendall, and Nelson for the save.
It was announced during the game, after Endy Chavez had come into the game to play center field, that Beltran had suffered a contusion in his knee and was day to day.
It was the fourth win in five games for the Mets, and all four victories have been comebacks.
Carlos "Esta en Fuego" Delgado's 462nd career homer tied him with Jose Canseco for 31st place on the all-time list.
The Mets first baseman has 20 homers and 60 RBI since June 27, the most of any NL player in that time.
Johan Santana pitched six innings, giving up two runs and seven hits. He struck out TEN.
Jose Reyes was 2-4 with a walk. He is only one SB away from Mookie Wilson's franchise record of 259 career stolen bases.
Daniel Murphy, batting cleanup, was also 2-4 today, with a single, a double, and a run scored on Carlos Delgado's home run.
Delgado ALSO went 2-4 with a run scored and two RBI's on his 31st home run of the season.
And guess what Carlos Beltran did? He went 2-4 with a double, a single, and two runs scored.
David Wright went 0-5 today and his average dropped to .292.