Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/13/13
I don’t even want to write this up, honestly. The umpiring crew…or rather Chad Fairchild played a hand in really screwing the Mets over in this game, which was a tough loss to follow. Let’s start with the good — Wilmer Flores looked pretty damn good out there again. Flores scored in the second inning when John Buck and Omar Quintanilla strung together back-to-back RBI singles to drive home Flores and Ike Davis, respectively. That would be all the scoring the Mets could muster on the evening, but it wasn’t particularly their fault. Mejia retired the first eight hitters without any problems and cruised through the first five without any real issues, keeping the game as 2-0. The bottom of the sixth and top of seventh innings spelt hell for the New York Mets — and I am a little disappointed that Terry Collins didn’t jump out to argue for his team, but arguing balls and strikes is a futile effort. In the bottom of the sixth, Murphy struggled on consecutive plays, first bobbling a slow grounder
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