Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/4/13
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA! D’Backs (43-41) at Mets (35-46) RHP Ian Kennedy (3-4, 5.36) vs RHP Dillon Gee (6-7, 4.60) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Juan Lagares – CF Dillon Gee – RHP Game Notes The Mets are 28-33 all-time on July 4th and have won two of its last three Independence Day match-ups. They have never faced the Diamondbacks on July 4th. Master Sergeant Mary Kay Messenger of the US Army will sing both today’s National Anthem and God Bless America (mid-seventh inning)…For the sixth consecutive year, the Mets and Major League Baseball will wear specially designed “Stars & Stripes” caps from New Era, as part of an ongoing fundraising and awareness initiative for Welcome Back Veterans, which addresses the needs of returning veterans and their families. MLB will once again donate 100% of its net proceeds from sales of the caps to Welcome Ba
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