MLB: N.Y. Mets 4, Milwaukee 2

Sept. 1, 2008 at 7:44 PM

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Carlos Delgado hit a two-run homer in the eighth Monday to give the New York Mets a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Jose Reyes, Daniel Murphy, Carlos Beltran and Delgado had two hits each while Beltran also scored twice for the Mets.

Mets starter Johan Santana held the Brewers to two runs on seven hits, while striking out 10 and walking one.

Nelson Figueroa (3-3) earned the win after pitching one-plus innings of relief.

Ryan Braun had three hits and an RBI, including a pair of doubles for Milwaukee.

Milwaukee starter Ben Sheets had to leave after the fifth inning with tightness in his left groin. The right-hander had a 1-0 lead at the time, having given up only two hits and one walk.

The Mets moved ahead with three runs in the eighth off Eric Gagne (4-3). Murphy doubled to left leading off and scored on Delgado's homer before Beltran scored on a double by Ryan Church.

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