Duda doubles help Mets to 14-5 victory at Texas

Lucas Duda matched a Mets record with
three doubles while going 4 for 5 with four RBIs, Carlos Beltran
snapped out of a slump with three hits and New York had season
highs for runs and hits in a 14-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on
The Mets led 3-0 after four batters against Alexi Ogando (7-3),
who lost his third consecutive start without making it past the
fifth inning.
Jonathon Niese (7-6) struck out seven in 5 2-3 innings and
limited Texas to two runs, those coming on consecutive homers by
Adrian Beltre and Michael Young in the fourth. The Mets said the
right-hander left the game, which was played with temperatures in
the mid-90s, for precautionary reasons because of a rapid
Niese is 5-2 with a 2.36 ERA his last eight starts.