Mets lose to Reds again as both teams’ rookies leave their marks

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New York Daily News

Rookies for the Mets and Reds made their marks throughout Saturday night’s game, but it was a Cincinnati youngster who delivered the decisive blow. Christian Encarnacion-Strand’s two-run home run against Mets starter Tylor Megill proved to be the game-winner in the Reds’ 3-2 victory at Citi Field. The 23-year-old’s fourth-inning blast broke a 1-1 tie and spoiled an otherwise gritty performance by Megill, who entered the outing with a 2.20 ERA over his previous three starts. The right-hander wasn’t as sharp Saturday, allowing 11 baserunners over 5.2 innings, but he didn’t allow any earned runs …

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