A dazzling and record-setting performance from one of their highly touted prospects has the New York Mets in position to win back-to-back games for the first time in a month.
It's been over five years since they accomplished the feat at Chase Field.
The Mets look to build on Matt Harvey's impressive major league debut and make it two straight wins over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
New York (48-51) has dropped 15 of 20 since closing out June with a four-game winning streak. That slide has dropped the Mets from 2 12 games behind NL East-leading Washington to 11 12, and are also now without starters Johan Santana (ankle) and Dillon Gee (blood clot).
Those injuries combined with New York's struggles allowed Harvey to make his major league debut Thursday, and he lived up to the hype of being selected seventh overall in the 2010 draft.
The right-hander yielded three hits in 5 1-3 scoreless innings of a 3-1 win over Arizona (49-50) to open this four-game series. His 11 st...