After scoring three runs in the first inning on a three-run home run by Frank Thomas, the Mets quickly lost the lead in the bottom half of the inning when Roger Craig allowed fours runs, two hits and two walks. Craig was relieved by Sherman Jones before he could record an out. The Mets bullpen allowed two runs (one earned run) and six hits.
The loss was the Mets 15th in 18 games.
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