Jeff Francoeur is unable to come up with a diving catch in the first inning. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)
By Marty Noble / MLB.com
Starter Livan Hernandez allowed six runs in the first three innings, putting the Mets in a hole out of which they couldn't climb. Their sixth loss in the past eight contests left the Mets 11 games out of first place in the National League East -- a season-high deficit.
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.