CINCINNATI, July 26 (UPI) -- Jason Pridie delivered a go-ahead two-run double and the New York Mets scored six unearned runs Tuesday in their 8-6 win over Cincinnati.
Daniel Murphy went 3-for-4 with two RBI singles for the Mets, who took advantage of three Reds errors.
Brandon Phillips' miscue in the third opened the door to another pair of unearned runs on Beltran's single and a Jason Bay sacrifice fly, giving the Mets a 4-0 advantage.
The Reds rallied to score the next five runs and grabbed a brief lead but New York struck again in the sixth when Miguel Cairo's error opened the door to Pridie's two-run double.
Jonathon Niese (10-8) got the win despite allowing five runs on six hits in a five-inning start.
The Reds' Johnny Cueto (6-4) was victimized by six unearned runs, yielding seven hits in five frames.
Votto hit a two-run homer and Edgar Renteria provided a two-run double for Cincinnati.