Francisco Lindor shakes off illness, comes off bench and rallies Mets past Cubs 7-6 in 11 innings

NEW YORK – Francisco Lindor delivered a pair of two-run doubles off the bench to lead the New York Mets past the Chicago Cubs 7-6 in 11 innings on Thursday for a portion of their four-game series.

Right fielder Starling Marte made two rocket throws in extra innings, eliminating Cubs runners at home plate to end the 10th and 11th. Brandon Nimmo had two RBIs for the Mets, who overcame a 4-0 deficit to save a 3-4 homestand.