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Mets win their 7th straight, beat Baltimore 7-1. Mets shell Harvey for 7 runs on 8 hits.

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At Citi Field, in Flushing, in a 12;10 start the first place Mets (18-13) beat Baltimore 7-1. They've now won seven straight games. The pitching matchup was: ex Met Matt Harvey vs Taijuan Walker

Lindor went 1 for 4 with a single and is now batting .202. In the 3rd after he singled, he stole second base then Smith singled him in to make it 4-0 NY.

Mets took the lead in the 2nd when Pillar tripled to deep center scoring Alonso and Smith. Still in the 2nd Peraza a RBI single to make it 3-0 NY.

In the 5th, Mets made it 5-0 when Conforto singled in Villar. Still in the 5th, Smith doubled in Conforto making it 6-0. And then NY still batting in the 6th Peraza reached on infield single scoring Alonso.

Matt Harvey's day ended in the 5th. He goes 4.1 innings allowing 7 runs on 8 hits which raises his ERA to 4.81

In the 7th, Baltimore scored it's first run when Sisco grounded out to first and Galvis scored. Gsellman relieved Walker. Walker gets the win. He allowed one run on 4 hits while fanning 4 and walking 3 batters.

Mets currently have a 1.5 game lead over the Phillies in the NL East.

Mets ace and NL ERA leader Jacob deGrom was placed on the IL after he was unable to start the 6th inning on Sunday due to tightness on his right side. He had a MRI and all is clear. However, Mets as a precautionary measure have placed their ace on the 10-day IL. He won't start a game until May 20th at the earliest.

Mets are also still without Brandon Nimmo (.318) and J.D. Davis (.390) both are on the 10-day IL.

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