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Scherzer Perfect for 6 in Return, Wins 200th as Mets Clinch

The New York Mets pose for a picture after a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, in Milwaukee. The Mets won 7-2 to clinch a place in the postseason. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
The New York Mets pose for a picture after a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, in Milwaukee. The Mets won 7-2 to clinch a place in the postseason. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Milwaukee (AP) -- For the New York Mets, a playoff spot was certainly worth celebrating. Even if they still have bigger goals on the table in the middle of a heated pennant race.

Max Scherzer was pulled from his 200th win with a perfect game intact, and the Mets clinched their first trip to the postseason in six years by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 on Monday night.