Brodie Van Wagenen saw from a prime seat what a World Series team looks like Monday night at Dodger Stadium and what a superstar Cody Bellinger has become for the Dodgers.Now he has a much better idea of the mountain his Mets have to climb.

Sure, the 6-1 homestand was a nice excursion for the Mets. It took some of the heat off Mickey Callaway, but the heat is right back on the front burner after the Dodgers beat the Mets, 9-5, to put the Mets back under .500 at 26-27.

The Mets made the final out of the eighth inning at third base when with the bases-loaded and one out, J.D. Davis flied to right to Bellinger. Carlos Gomez tried to go from second to third and was thrown out by Bellinger for the double play before Tomas Nido crossed the plate. The Mets also had two runners thrown out at home earlier in the game, Michael Conforto and Nido.

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