AP New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey works against the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning of a baseball game in New York, Saturday, June 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
John Jay hit a two-run homer, Tim Tebow was robbed of an RBI double and the New York Mets outslugged the Orioles 15-5 in the opener of a four-game series at Citi Field.
Jay had four hits, Jay Bruce went 3 for 4 with three RBIs and pinch-hitter Anthony Swarzak hit a two-run homer off Baltimore reliever Brad Brach with one out in the eighth, making it 10-2.
The loss was a disappointment for the Orioles, who had won four of five.
R.A. Dickey (2-2) breezed through five innings, allowing two runs and four hits. He struck out five and walked two.
Wilmer Flores had three hits and Jay three RBIs for the Mets, who totaled 16 hits on Saturday. Jay also reached base twice in the fourth inning with two walks, who was intentionally walked by Bud Norris in the eighth.
Nathan Eovaldi (1-4) yielded four runs, four hits and four walks over three innings. He struck out one.