With one out Derek Bell walked & Eduardo Alfonzo singled. Mike Piazza followed with his 21st HR of the season putting New York up 4-0. Next Robin Ventura, Todd Zeile & Jay Payton all singled, 5-0 Mets. Benny Agbayani walked and Melvin Mora doubled to cleared the bases, he was driven in by Alfonzo making it 10-1 New York. Everyone in the starting lineup got a hit (except the pitchers spot) Alfonzo, Ziele, Agbayani & Payton all had 2 hits each.
Bobby Jones cruised to the victory, striking out eight Pirates; allowing only five hits through 8 innings, Rich Rodriquez finished it up in the 9th. For Jones it was only his 2nd victory of the season & his best outing until that point, his ERA was still over eight. He would improve, ending up 11-6 for the 2000 NL Champion Mets.