Oops! Mets bat out of turn, Reds rally for 2-1 win in 10th

CINCINNATI (AP) First-year manager Mickey Callaway knew something was badly wrong when Wilmer Flores went to the plate for the first time. At that point, it was too late to change the Mets' mistake.

New York wasted a first-inning rally by batting out of turn, and Adam Duvall led off the 10th inning with a homer that sent the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory Wednesday, concluding a series that will be remembered for an unexpected traded and an embarrassing mistake.

This one simply wasn't in the lineup cards for New York.

''It is frustrating,'' said Callaway, who blamed himself for an administrative mistake. ''It probably cost us a game. We had a chance to score in the first and we didn't.''

The Reds took advantage. Duvall connected for the first game-ending homer of his career off A.J. Ramos (1-2), sending New York to its eighth loss in nine games. The Mets have scored two runs or less in seven of them, including three shutouts.

The Reds took two of three for only their second series win of the season. They're 10-27, their worst start since the Great Depression. Raisel Iglesias (1-0) retired six straight batters, fanning three.

It started with a miscommunication. The Mets handed Callaway's lineup card to the umpires, which had Asdrubal Cabrera batting second and Wilmer Flores third. However, the lineup sent out by computer pregame and posted on the dugout wall incorrectly had the two hitters switched in the order. Callaway did not identify who sent out the incorrect lineup.

Callaway knew there was nothing he could do when Flores batted out of turn and struck out for the second out. Cabrera then doubled to left, and the Reds pointed out the discrepancy. The double was nullified and an out was called , credited to Jay Bruce, the next batter.

''I felt bad,'' Reds interim manager Jim Riggleman said . ''It's so easy to have that happen.''

Crew chief Jerry Meals had never been involved with a batting-out-of-turn in the majors.

''I've seen it in the minor leagues,'' Meals said. ''It's been a long time, 32 years.''

It was the first time a major league team was caught batting out of turn since the Brewers did it in 2016. The previous time the Mets batted out of order was 1977.

Following their correct order the next time through, the Mets got a run in the third when Brandon Nimmo tripled off Sal Romano and scored on Cabrera's groundout.

Zack Wheeler had retired 12 straight before the Reds rallied in the sixth to tie it on Joey Votto's single. Wheeler had to wait until the umpires sorted out the batting-out-of-order situation to throw his first pitch.

''I don't know,'' Wheeler said. ''Some weird baseball. Unfortunately it happened, but it does happen every once in a while.''

Catcher Devin Mesoraco started for the Mets and went 0 for 4, a day after the Reds dealt him to New York for pitcher Matt Harvey.

SEEN THIS BEFORE

The Reds were on the other end of a batting snafu 10 years earlier at Shea Stadium. They batted out of turn in the ninth inning after a double switch during an 8-3 loss to the Mets on May 11, 2008.

NY RAZZING

The Reds had some fun with the Mets' misadventure on their Twitter feed. They retweeted the Mets' pregame post with their starting lineup and commented: ''Can someone send this down to the third base dugout?''

FREE FALLING

The Mets have lost 16 of 23 following an 11-1 start, falling into fourth place in the NL East.

METS MOVE

Infielder Luis Guillorme was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas and catcher Tomas Nido was optioned. The 23-year-old Guillorme will make his major league debut.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Mets: RHP Hansel Robles flew back to New York for an MRI on his right knee, which he twisted Tuesday night while reacting to a bunt. X-rays were negative. ... LF Yoenis Cespedes was out of the starting lineup for a day to rest his sore right thigh. He pinch hit in the 10th and grounded out.

Reds: There's no set plan for when Harvey will pitch or whether he'll be used as a starter or reliever initially. He's in Los Angeles and will join the team for the start of a series Thursday against the Dodgers.

UP NEXT

Mets: After a day off, the Mets open a three-game series in Philadelphia behind LHP Steven Matz (1-3), who is coming off his first quality start of the season. He allowed one run on three hits in six innings of a 2-0 loss to the Rockies.

Reds: Open a four-game series against the Dodgers, who have won their last eight games against Cincinnati and 17 of the last 20. RHP Tyler Mahle (2-4) faces RHP Walker Buehler (2-0).

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  • W: R. Iglesias (1-0)L: A. Ramos (1-2)
  • HR: CIN - A. Duvall (6)
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  • b-grounded out for Lugo in the 10th
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  • a-popped out for Hughes in the 7th
BATTING
  • 2B - M. Conforto (4)
  • 3B - B. Nimmo (3)
  • RBI - A. Cabrera (22)
BATTING
  • HR - A. Duvall (6)
  • SH - S. Romano (2)
  • RBI - J. Votto (20), A. Duvall (17)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - A. Rosario
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
Z. Wheeler6.04113705.031.4416.5
R. Gsellman2.00000003.571.286.0
S. Lugo1.00000202.531.134.0
A. Ramos (L, 1-2)0.01110014.151.31-7.0
PITCHERSIP
Z. Wheeler6.0
R. Gsellman2.0
S. Lugo1.0
A. Ramos (L, 1-2)0.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
S. Romano6.04111703.831.3018.5
J. Hughes1.00000001.640.913.0
A. Garrett1.00001001.831.072.0
R. Iglesias (W, 1-0)2.00000301.620.9614.5
PITCHERSIP
S. Romano6.0
J. Hughes1.0
A. Garrett1.0
R. Iglesias (W, 1-0)2.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - Z. Wheeler 88-56, R. Gsellman 17-11, S. Lugo 12-9, A. Ramos 4-2
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Z. Wheeler 7-4, R. Gsellman 3-3, S. Lugo 1-0
  • Batters Faced - Z. Wheeler 25, R. Gsellman 6, S. Lugo 3, A. Ramos
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - S. Romano 99-63, J. Hughes 10-7, A. Garrett 15-8, R. Iglesias 19-14
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Romano 6-4, J. Hughes 3-0, A. Garrett 1-2, R. Iglesias 1-2
  • Batters Faced - S. Romano 23, J. Hughes 3, A. Garrett 4, R. Iglesias 6
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W. Flores 3B40000023.221.303.412.714-1.0
J. Bruce RF40000001.233.313.383.6970.0
A. Gonzalez 1B40100010.247.324.438.7620.5
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M. Conforto LF40100020.191.330.303.6341.0
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  • a-grounded out for Wheeler in the 7th
  • b-grounded out for Lugo in the 10th
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E. Suarez 3B40100012.312.400.6101.0100.5
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B. Hamilton CF30000011.202.310.303.612-0.5
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  • a-popped out for Hughes in the 7th
BATTING
  • 2B - M. Conforto (4)
  • 3B - B. Nimmo (3)
  • RBI - A. Cabrera (22)
BATTING
  • HR - A. Duvall (6)
  • SH - S. Romano (2)
  • RBI - J. Votto (20), A. Duvall (17)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - A. Rosario
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
Z. Wheeler6.04113705.031.4416.5
R. Gsellman2.00000003.571.286.0
S. Lugo1.00000202.531.134.0
A. Ramos (L, 1-2)0.01110014.151.31-7.0
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PITCHERSIP
Z. Wheeler6.0
R. Gsellman2.0
S. Lugo1.0
A. Ramos (L, 1-2)0.0
Total9.0
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S. Romano6.04111703.831.3018.5
J. Hughes1.00000001.640.913.0
A. Garrett1.00001001.831.072.0
R. Iglesias (W, 1-0)2.00000301.620.9614.5
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PITCHERSIP
S. Romano6.0
J. Hughes1.0
A. Garrett1.0
R. Iglesias (W, 1-0)2.0
Total10.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - Z. Wheeler 88-56, R. Gsellman 17-11, S. Lugo 12-9, A. Ramos 4-2
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Z. Wheeler 7-4, R. Gsellman 3-3, S. Lugo 1-0
  • Batters Faced - Z. Wheeler 25, R. Gsellman 6, S. Lugo 3, A. Ramos
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - S. Romano 99-63, J. Hughes 10-7, A. Garrett 15-8, R. Iglesias 19-14
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Romano 6-4, J. Hughes 3-0, A. Garrett 1-2, R. Iglesias 1-2
  • Batters Faced - S. Romano 23, J. Hughes 3, A. Garrett 4, R. Iglesias 6
  • 10TH INNING
    Duvall homered to left12
  • 6TH INNING
    Votto singled to right, Winker scored, Peraza to third11
  • 3RD INNING
    Cabrera grounded out to first, Nimmo scored10
  • 10TH INNING
    • Yoenis Cespedes hit for Seth Lugo
    • Y. Cespedes: Foul, Cespedes grounded out to pitcher
    • A. Rosario: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul tip, Rosario struck out on foul tip
    • B. Nimmo: Strike swinging, Nimmo flied out to left
    • Middle of the 10th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • AJ Ramos pitching
    • A. Duvall: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Duvall homered to left
  • 9TH INNING
    • Raisel Iglesias pitching
    • Adam Duvall in left
    • A. Gonzalez: Gonzalez lined out to center
    • D. Mesoraco: Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Mesoraco struck out swinging
    • M. Conforto: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Conforto struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Seth Lugo relieved Robert Gsellman
    • S. Schebler: Strike looking, Schebler grounded out to first
    • A. Blandino: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Blandino struck out looking
    • T. Cruz: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out swinging
    • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 8TH INNING
    • Amir Garrett pitching
    • B. Nimmo: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Nimmo walked
    • A. Cabrera: Cabrera reached on fielder's choice to third, Nimmo out at second
    • W. Flores: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Flores flied out to right
    • J. Bruce: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bruce flied out to center
    • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • R. Gsellman Pitching:
    • J. Peraza: Ball, Peraza grounded out to third
    • J. Votto: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Votto grounded out to second
    • E. Suarez: Ball, Suarez popped out to first
    • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 7TH INNING
    • Jared Hughes relieved Sal Romano
    • M. Conforto: Conforto grounded out to first
    • Jose Reyes hit for Zack Wheeler
    • J. Reyes: Strike looking, Ball, Reyes grounded out to second
    • A. Rosario: Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Rosario grounded out to shortstop
    • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Robert Gsellman pitching
    • Rosell Herrera hit for Jared Hughes
    • R. Herrera: Ball, Ball, Herrera popped out to shortstop
    • B. Hamilton: Strike looking, Hamilton flied out to right
    • J. Winker: Foul, Winker grounded out to second
    • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 6TH INNING
    • S. Romano Pitching:
    • J. Bruce: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bruce flied out to center
    • A. Gonzalez: Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Gonzalez grounded out to third
    • D. Mesoraco: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Mesoraco grounded out to shortstop
    • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • J. Winker: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Winker walked
    • J. Peraza: Peraza reached on bunt single to pitcher, Winker to second
    • J. Votto: Votto singled to right, Winker scored, Peraza to third
    • E. Suarez: Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Suarez struck out swinging
    • S. Schebler: Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Schebler walked, Votto to second
    • A. Blandino: Ball, Blandino popped out to shortstop
    • T. Cruz: Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul tip, Cruz struck out on foul tip
    • End of the 6th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 5TH INNING
    • S. Romano Pitching:
    • Z. Wheeler: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Wheeler grounded out to shortstop
    • A. Rosario: Ball, Rosario singled to center
    • B. Nimmo: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Rosario stole second, Ball, Ball, Ball, Nimmo walked
    • A. Cabrera: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Cabrera lined out to center
    • W. Flores: Strike looking, Flores grounded out to second
    • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • T. Cruz: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out swinging
    • S. Romano: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Romano struck out swinging
    • B. Hamilton: Ball, Ball, Hamilton lined out to right
    • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 4TH INNING
    • S. Romano Pitching:
    • A. Gonzalez: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Gonzalez struck out swinging
    • D. Mesoraco: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Mesoraco struck out swinging
    • M. Conforto: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Conforto struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • E. Suarez: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Suarez grounded out to pitcher
    • S. Schebler: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Schebler grounded out to first
    • A. Blandino: Strike looking, Blandino grounded out to pitcher
    • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 3RD INNING
    • S. Romano Pitching:
    • B. Nimmo: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Nimmo tripled to deep center
    • A. Cabrera: Cabrera grounded out to first, Nimmo scored
    • W. Flores: Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Flores struck out swinging
    • J. Bruce: Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Bruce lined out to first
    • Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • J. Winker: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Winker grounded out to shortstop
    • J. Peraza: Foul, Peraza grounded out to pitcher
    • J. Votto: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Votto struck out swinging
    • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 2ND INNING
    • S. Romano Pitching:
    • A. Gonzalez: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Gonzalez singled to left
    • D. Mesoraco: Ball, Mesoraco popped out to shortstop
    • M. Conforto: Strike looking, Conforto doubled to deep right center, Gonzalez to third
    • Z. Wheeler: Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Wheeler struck out looking
    • A. Rosario: Strike looking, Ball, Rosario grounded out to catcher
    • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • A. Blandino: Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Blandino reached on an infield single to second
    • T. Cruz: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Cruz popped out to shortstop
    • S. Romano: Foul, Romano hit sacrifice bunt to pitcher, Blandino to second
    • B. Hamilton: Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Hamilton struck out swinging
    • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 1ST INNING
    • S. Romano Pitching:
    • B. Nimmo: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike looking, Nimmo struck out looking
    • W. Flores: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Flores struck out swinging
    • A. Cabrera: Ball, Cabrera grounded out to catcher
    • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Z. Wheeler Pitching:
    • J. Winker: Foul, Winker fouled out to third
    • J. Peraza: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Peraza walked
    • J. Votto: Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Votto struck out swinging
    • E. Suarez: Suarez singled to center, Peraza to second
    • S. Schebler: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Schebler grounded out to second
    • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)