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Lindor, Carrasco Shine on Clemente Day, Mets Beat Bucs 7-1

New York Mets' Francisco Lindor reacts after hitting a two-run home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
New York Mets' Francisco Lindor reacts after hitting a two-run home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
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New York (AP) -- As far as Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco were concerned, there was no better way to honor Roberto Clemente than playing well in a win.

On a night particularly meaningful to both of them, Lindor and Carrasco propelled the New York Mets past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Thursday to extend their slim lead in the NL East as Major League Baseball celebrated Roberto Clemente Day at Citi Field.