As the bottom of the ninth inning began on Sunday at Citi Field, Mets manager Mickey Callaway had just one thought.
“Win it, and we get to get warm,” Callaway said. “I knew the players were ready to get off the field.”
Fortunately for Callaway and the Mets, the king of the walk-offs was due up third in the inning, and Wilmer Flores wasn’t going to let this freezing game go to extra innings.
Flores’ two-out homer off Matt Albers gave the Mets a 3-2 win over the Brewers and a 12-2 record heading into a series with the division-rival Nationals that starts on Monday night at Citi Field.
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