Stephen Guilbert from Mack’s Mets penned an interesting post that pointed out a rare occurence in last night’s 11-2 win against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Last night, the Mets accomplished a feat that has proved difficult for them in 2012–they played a full nine-inning game in which the bullpen did not surrender an earned run and the defense did not commit an error.
It has only happened 15 times in 62 games in 2012. The Mets record in those games is 14-1. Here are some more records of note involving the Mets bullpen and defense:
37 out of 59 (63%) games the bullpen has allowed a run.
24 out of 59 (41%) games the bullpen has allowed two runs or more.
32 out of 62 (52%) games the Mets have committed an error.
11-26 record when the bullpen allows even just one run (4-8 in April, 5-12 in May, 2-6 in June).
4-20 when the bullpen allows 2 or more runs (2-6 in April, 2-10 in May, 0-4 in June).
2-14 when the bullpen allows 3 or more runs.
6-16 when the bullpen has allowed at least one run and t...