The Mets rallied several times to outscore the Guardians 10-9

Francisco Lindor hit a walk-off RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning Friday night New York Mets returned to head the visit Cleveland Guardians10-9, in the opener of a three-game series

Pete Alonso tied for seventh with a Grand Slam Metswho came from a 5-0 deficit in the fifth inning

Gabriel Arias delivered a two-run, one-out homer in the top of the 10th before Mark Vientos’ single in the bottom half scored the automatic runner, Brett Baty.

Eduardo Escobar at second scored on a groundout by Francisco Alvarez, who went to third on a single by Brandon Nimmo before Lindor grounded out to Emmanuel Clase (1-4) on the first pitch.

Drew Smith (3-1) pitched the top of the 10th Mets

Before Alonso’s grand slam, Brett Baty had two hits, including a homer. Mets. Alvarez also scored while Jeff McNeil scored a run

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Josh Naylor finished with five RBIs on a three-run homer and a two-run single among the three hits. Guardians. Cam Gallagher (second inning) and Amed Rosario (fifth inning) had RBI singles for Cleveland

THE Guardians he immediately moved on against Carlos Carrasco, who had missed the previous month with right elbow inflammation. Rosario singled and Jose Ramirez singled and Naylor singled to right

Cleveland added to its lead in the second when Myles Straw led off with a double, Will Brennan grounded out to third and Gallagher singled to score.

THE Guardians plated a fifth run in the fifth. Brennan drew a leadoff walk, went to second, went to third on Steven Kwan’s groundout and scored on Rosario’s single.

Guardians Starter Cal Quantrill gave up just one hit before Alvarez scored with one out in the fifth. Francisco Lindor doubled with two outs and McNeil singled to score

Baty finished in sixth place and made the score 5-3 with his fourth of the season.

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Naylor delivered a two-run, two-out single in the top of the seventh, but the Mets loaded the bases against Sam Hentges in the bottom half before Alonso drove home James Karinchak.

Quantrill allowed three runs on six hits and no walks while striking out six in 5 2/3 innings. Carrasco, facing his former team for the first time, allowed five runs on five hits and two walks while striking out three over five innings.

— Field Level Media