MONTREAL (Ticker) --
with enough offense to win for the first time in more than a month.
Cameron belted a three-run homer in the sixth inning and Glavine yielded just two runs in six innings as the
New York Mets
posted a 4-2 triumph over the
Glavine (8-8) surrendered seven hits, struck out two and walked three - ending the Mets' four-game losing streak and snapping Montreal's season-high five-game winning streak.
Despite having the second-best ERA in the major leagues, Glavine had been winless since June 18. In his six previous starts, New York had scored two runs or less five times, with Glavine taking the loss in five of those games.
"It was good to pitch well and give our guys a chance to go to work offensively," Glavine said. "Cameron got the three-run homer and the guys came out of the bullpen and did a good job."
"We definitely needed this win," New York manager
said. "Especially for Tommy (Glavine). Another great performance on his part and tonight we finally got him a few runs and we made them stand up."
With the Mets trailing 1-0 in the sixth, Cameron hit his team-high 18th homer and second in as many days.
"We had to get something going," Cameron said. "I was thinking of trying to move (the runners). I happened to be looking for a pitch and he threw it."
drove in New York's other run with a two-out single, one of three hits, in the seventh.
(5-10), who is winless in his last seven starts, gave up three runs and six hits in six innings. He walked three and struck out three.
"Against Glavine, you really don't have too many mistakes to give up," Day said. "You've really got to make your pitches and unfortunately on that one (Cameron's homer), I didn't get it far enough in."
Expos left fielder
tied a career-high with four hits in the losing effort. However representing the tying run, Wilkerson could not get his fifth hit as
induced him to fly out to end the game.
and Looper held Montreal scoreless over the final three innings to preserve the win. Looper pitched a scoreless ninth to post his 21st save.
pinch-hit for the Mets in the ninth, his first appearance since hurting his wrist July 20. Piazza is expected to be back in the lineup Wednesday.
"He'll be in there tomorrow," Howe said. "He can receive balls. We tried that out a couple of days ago."