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Mets' Flores Drives In Winner

NEW YORK — Wilmer Flores drove in the winning run when rookie second baseman Ryan Schimpf made a wild throw to home plate in the 11th inning, and the New York Mets brushed off two stunning homers in beating the San Diego Padres 3-2 on Saturday night to stop a four-game slide.

Just called up from the minors, Gabriel Ynoa (1-0) pitched a perfect inning to win his major league debut after Jacob deGrom gave the Mets a dominant start. Flores finished with three hits, and the defending NL champions (58-58) won for only the fourth time in their last 17 home games.

Yangervis Solarte and Wil Myers each hit a tying homer for the Padres. Myers connected off All-Star closer Jeurys...

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