As the Mets wrap up an uncommon five game series win with the Atlanta Braves, we have an even more uncommon edition of 3 Up and 3 Down, featuring five “Ups” centered on the Mets youth movement.
Dillon Deserved Better: I actually missed Monday night’s game. The rain delay of over three hours was too much for me to bear. From all reports though, Dillon Gee pitched a gem, going 8.1 innings before giving up the walk off home run. Dillon has been pretty spectacular his last four outings giving up only 5 earned runs in his last 29.0 innings. He has also struck out 32 batters while walking four in that span.
Matt In The Matinee: Matt Harvey pitched the day game of Tuesday’s doubleheader and picked up a win at last. Marvelous Matt went seven innings giving up three runs and striking out, get this, 13 Atlanta Braves. He’s now 6-1 with a league-leading 115 strikeouts and a 2.16 ERA. Wow!
Primetime Wheeler: The junior member of the dynamic duo, Zack Wheeler, pitched the nightcap on Tuesday and...