Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/2/12
Wow, what a game! The Mets combined a solid start by Jeremy Hefner with a huge ninth inning rally and a clutch save by Frank Francisco to stun the Miami Marlins by a score of 5-3 on Saturday night. After Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen pulled his ace Josh Johnson while in the midst of a three-hitter, the Mets came roaring back from the dead to score four runs in the ninth inning to wipe out a two-run deficit and take a two run lead heading into the bottom of the ninth when the Mets closer pitched a 1-2-3 inning to clinch the victory and guarantee another series win for the Mets. Thank you Ozzie, you have a friend in me… Young righthander Jeremy Hefner, fresh off his solid start against the Astros, was in command tonight and delivered another quality start while holding the Marlins in check. Hefner threw six innings and gave up two runs on six hits while striking out four. He didn’t factor into the decision, but kudos to the kid for a job well done. The Mets couldn’t muster much again...
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