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Carlos Delgado's RBI grounder in the fourth made it 2-0.
Notes: Before Monday's game, the Mets optioned rookie RHP Eddie Kunz to Triple-A New Orleans to make room for reliever Luis Ayala, acquired in a trade with the Washington Nationals on Sunday. ... Sandy Alomar Sr. managed the Mets following Manuel's ejection. ... Mets SS Jose Reyes was given the day off. He's missed three games this season. ... New York won the season series 4-3. ... Mets starters allowed one run in 28 innings in the four-game series against the Pirates. ... Pittsburgh closer Matt Capps (right shoulder bursitis) will make a rehab appearance for Double-A Altoona on Wednesday and throw a side session Thursday. The right-hander, who has been out since July 2, has allowed one unearned run in five rehab games. ... Pirates OF Brandon Moss said tests to his sprained left ankle Monday showed no further damage. Moss, who was hurt Sunday, is day-to-day. ... Pittsburgh turned three double plays. ... The four-game series drew 129,473 fans, a PNC Park record.
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