Cespedes left Monday's game against the Cubs in the sixth inning for undisclosed reasons, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
The Mets have a long way to climb up in the standings.
After Lugo left the game, Jerry Blevins and Addison Reed combined for two ideal innings, giving the Mets a nice end to their trip to Cobb County.
DeGrom (5-3) surrendered one run in a complete game victory Monday against the Cubs, allowing five hits and four walks with six strikeouts. The Mets won the opener 6-1. Lackey has surrendered 16 home runs in 12 starts this season, including eight in his last five turns. Braves LHP Eric O'Flaherty was placed on the 10-day disabled list with shoulder tendinitis.
"I think taking three out of four on the road is huge", he said.
Wilmer Flores went 9-for-25 (.360) with four homers against the Cubs in 2016 - tied for the most HR against Chicago by any player outside the Central Division.
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson, left, rounds the bases on his home run as Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager looks on in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Seattle. The Mets' have the 20th overall selection in the first round. "We'll put that behind us, come out tomorrow and push the series".
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DeGrom kept the ball down to great effect in this one as he induced a whopping 17 ground ball outs, with his only real mistake on the night coming in the form of a solo home run to Addison Russell in the seventh inning.
The Mets continued their run of quality starting pitching and took the series from the Braves on Sunday afternoon in Cobb County, winning 2-1 in the getaway game of the series. He had been out with a strained hamstring and thigh trouble.
The slugging outfielder sent a drive over the left-center field wall and was able to trot slowly enough to soak in the moment and smile at his cheering teammates. In the fourth, Cabrera did it again for his sixth home run this season and the sixth multihomer game of his career.
Robert Gsellman (5-3) won his third straight start.
Sean Newcomb (0-1) lost in his major league debut despite allowing just one unearned run and four hits in 6 1/3 innings.
The good news for the New York Mets is they are finally getting the starting pitching they expected all season. Cabrera didn't play in the second game.