Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 4/12/12
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The Mets wrapped up their opening homestand of the 2012 season with a 4-0 loss to Stephen Strasburg and the Washing Nationals. Wednesday’s game was billed as a big pitching match-up between Johan Santana and Strasburg, and also as a celebration of the first game ever played by the Mets. Roger Craig threw out the first pitch, and that was pretty much the only highlight for the Mets. 3-Up: Good Starting Pitching: Let’s give some credit to the Met’s starters. Mike Pelfrey, Dillon Gee and Johan all turned in good starting efforts. Good enough to win in the cases of both Gee and Johan. Sadly Gee was outdone by Detwiler while Johan had to contend with Strasburg, The Nats certainly do have some quality starters. 9th Inning Dramatics: Going back to Monday night’s game, the 9th inning was pretty dramatic. We had Daniel Murphy making a great play to end the top of the ninth inning, and then come up with a clutch game winning hit in the bottom of the ninth for the Mets’ first walk-off vict...
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