The Mets finally quieted Shohei Ohtani’s bat in his final New York appearance before free agency this winter, and two late rallies helped them avoid a weekend sweep by the Angels.
David Peterson tossed seven innings of one-run ball in his longest start of the season, until Rafael Ortega’s bases-loaded single in the ninth sent the Mets to a 3-2 walk-off win Sunday at Citi Field to halt their four-game losing skid.
“Pete’s very quietly been real competitive for us. That was the key to the game, his outing, regardless of everything else that could be talked about,” Buck Showalter said about Peterson afterward. “We needed a starter to get deep in the game and Pete dialed that up for us.