Carlos Delgado blasted an eighth-inning homer over the right field wall Monday to lead the New York Mets to a 4-2 comeback win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
With the Philadelphia Phillies loss to the Washington Nationals, the Mets now hold a two-game lead in the N.L. East.
Mets starter Johan Santana pitched six innings, giving up two earned runs and seven hits while striking out 10. He lost his no-hitter in the first inning when J.J. Hardy tripled to left, making it 7,458 New York Mets games without a no-no.
Luis Ayala got the save with a perfect ninth inning.