Jason Pridie scored on Scott Hairston's 4 win over the San Diego Padres.
Lucas Duda went 3-for-4 with a solo homer, while Pridie scored three times in the opener of this three-game series. Josh Thole went 3-for-3 with a two-run homer and three RBI, as New York snapped a five-game slide.
Jason Isringhausen became the 23rd player in major league history to record 300 saves, as the right-hander escaped a jam with two runners in scoring position.
Will Venable belted a two-run homer for the Padres, who lost for the third time in four games.
Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey gave up seven hits and three runs over 6 1/3 innings, while San Diego's Aaron Harang yielded eight hits and four runs in five-plus frames.