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PHOENIX -- Mets first baseman Lucas Duda tied a career high with four hits and drove in two runs, and New York earned a 7-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Monday.

Duda singled in runs during a two-run third inning and a two-run fifth as the Mets jumped out to a 5-2 lead.

New York right-hander Zack Wheeler (1-2) gave up two runs and struck out three in 6 1/3 innings for his first victory since Sept. 6, snapping a career-worst four-game losing streak.

Second baseman Daniel Murphy and left fielder Eric Young Jr. each added two hits and two runs for the Mets (6-7), who improved to 4-3 on a nine-game road trip that ends against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

Right-hander Carlos Torres pitched 2 2/3 innings for his first career save.

Catcher Miguel Montero had three hits and a sacrifice fly and drove in all three runs for Arizona (4-12), which lost its fourth game in a row.

First baseman Paul Goldschmidt had two hits and scored twice for the D-backs, who have given up 101 runs, 25 more than any other team.

Arizona right-hander Josh Collmenter (0-1) allowed three runs in four innings in his first start since replacing Randall Delgado in the rotation. The D-backs' starters have a major-league-high 7.16 ERA.

Third baseman David Wright knocked in two runs for the Mets, who lost outfielders Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares to injuries during the game.

Goldschmidt singled with two outs in the first inning and scored on Montero's double to deep right field that Granderson gloved at the fence but could not hold.

Duda singled to open the Mets' second, took on Lagares' double and scored on a groundout.

The Mets took a 3-1 lead in the third when Young singled and stole second, Murphy doubled and Duda singled.

Montero's sacrifice fly with the bases loaded and one out in the fourth made it 3-2.

Granderson and Duda each singled home a run each for a 5-2 lead in the fifth off rookie right-hander Mike Bolsinger, who made his major league debut after his contract was purchased earlier in the day.

NOTES: Mets RF Curtis Granderson ran into the chain-link fence in right field attempting to catch C Miguel Montero's double in the first inning and came away shaking his left (glove) hand. After a visit from the trainer, Granderson remained in the game but was replaced in the last of the sixth inning. ... The D-backs purchased the contract of RHP Mike Bolsinger from Triple-A Reno on Monday to replace RHP Trevor Cahill in the rotation. Bolsinger was 2-0 with a 1.42 ERA in two starts at Reno. Cahill, who will move to the bullpen, is 0-4 with a 9.17 ERA in four starts. He has given up 25 hits and 13 walks in 17 2/3 innings. ... The D-backs optioned RHP Will Harris to Reno to make room on the 25-man for Bolsinger, and RHP David Hernandez (Tommy John surgery in April) was transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list to make room on the 40-man roster.

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