The Syracuse Mets rallied to defeat the Worcester Red Sox, 4-2, on Thursday night at Polar Park. With the victory, Syracuse has won two of the first three games in this six-game series.
With the Mets trailing 2-1 in the top of the seventh inning, Carlos Rincon smoked an RBI double to left field to tie the game. Then, Syracuse grabbed the lead back in the top of the eighth. Nick Meyer hammered a run-scoring double to make it a 3-2 game. One batter later, Dominic Smith drove in his second run of the night with an RBI single to extend the lead to 4-2. The bullpen held the lead the rest of the way, and Syracuse secured the win.
Joey Lucchesi started on the mound and surrendered a run on three hits over 2 1/3 innings while walking one and striking out one. Jose Rodriguez entered the game after Lucchesi and allowed an unearned run over 3 1/3 innings. Grant Hartwig, Yoan López, and R.J. Alvarez had scoreless appearances.
The week-long series will continue on Friday at 6:45 p.m.