Carlos Lee hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Houston Astros rallied to beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Thursday night.
A fifth-inning reversal was Mike Pelfrey's downfall Monday night as the Mets fell to the Reds.
The Mets and Cubs have been major disappointments this year, although the reasons for their downfalls are quite different, says Chris Singleton.
When the Mets acquired Roberto Alomar, all seemed right in New York. Instead, it was the start of a nightmare.