Frazier hits grand slam, drives in 5 as Mets pound Cubs 10-3
CHICAGO » Todd Frazier hit a grand slam and drove in a season-high five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 10-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday and avenge a tough loss earlier in the day.
Frazier gave New York a 4- 0 lead in the first inning with his drive against Alec Mills and added an RBI single in a two-run ninth.
Jason Vargas (5- 8) won his third straight start. The Mets pounded out 16 hits and avoided a season sweep after dropping the first six games against the NL Central leaders.
The Cubs had won a seasonhigh seven in a row after pulling out a 2-1 victory earlier Wednesday on Ben Zobrist’s RBI single