Found April 25, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
Starting Lineup Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Scott Hairston – LF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Thole – C R.A. Dickey – RHP Mets Notes LATE RALLY: The Mets posted their fourth come-from-behind win of the season last night and won their third game this year and second on this homestand in their final at-bat. MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUTS: Three Mets have made their major league debuts over the last three games. Righthanded pitcher Jeremy Hefner pitched 3.0 innings in relief in game one of Monday’s doubleheader with the Giants. Infielder Jordany Valdespin pinch-hit in game two of the doubleheader and was a defensive replacement last night. Infielder Zach Lutz pinch-hit last night making his major league debut. Lefthanded pitcher Robert Carson’s first appearance will also be his first major league game. HOMEGROWN: The Mets currently have 13 homegrown players on their 25-man roster. SANTASTIC: Johan Santana struck out 11 last night, his 50th...

Mets Teammates On Rookie Phenom Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Kirk Nieuwenhuis; it’s almost as hard to spell his name as it is for pitchers to get him out. Kirk came up this year after Opening Day to replace the injured Andres Torres and has performed with the finesse of a seasoned veteran. Whether it’s in the middle of the order, or leading off, the 24-year old centerfielder has found a way to get on base. He doesn’t particularly exceed...

Dickey Dominates and Wright Blasts Mets to Win

After an incredible pitchers’ duel on Monday night between Johan Santana and Josh Johnson, R.A. Dickey and Mark Buehrle decided to give us an encore on Tuesday. Dickey was dominant, making just one mistake over seven innings — a fifth inning knuckleball that Omar Infante hit off the facing of the second deck in left. But that was all the Marlins would get off R.A. over seven...

R.A. Swiftly Handles Marlins, Wright Becomes All-Time Mets RBI Leader in 5-1 Win

R.A. Dickey was lights out, the Mets offense managed to score some runs late, and #5 David Wright became the Mets all-time leader in RBI’s in their 5-1 win, ensuring a series victory against the Marlins. Recap R.A. Dickey came out today and had his best outing of the season, going seven innings allowing one run on three hits, walking one and striking out seven. Dickey’s only...

Wright makes history as Mets defeat Marlins

The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins 5-1 last night improving to 10-8 in the process. R.A.DICULOUS: R.A. Dickey improved to 3-1 on the year, allowing one run on three hits over seven innings. Dickey retired 13 of the first 14 batters he faced — including 10 in-a-row — before Omar Infante ended the streak with a solo home run that landed deep into the second deck in...


Mets 5 - Marlins 1 David Wright drilled a 2 run homerun in the bottom of the 6th inning, giving RA Dickey all the runs he needed as the Mets topped the Marlins 5-1. David’s clutch blast put him at the top of the Mets all time RBI list. Following the game, the normally modest, Wright could not contain his joy; informing the press that he intended to celebrate old school style: “I’m planning

Mets Exceeding Early Expectations

I must admit, that following their rough stretch against Atlanta and San Francisco, I thought the Mets were heading into a tailspin. However, strong pitching performances from Johan Santana and R.A. Dickey – following up stinkers – appear to have stabilized. I’m not saying all is well as it is way to early for that, but I have seen the Mets respond to a weekend like the one...

Marlins struggle late, drop 2nd straight to Mets

NEW YORK (AP) -- David Wright hit a two-run homer to become the Mets' career RBIs leader, R.A. Dickey outpitched Mark Buehrle in a crafty duel Wednesday night and New York beat the Miami Marlins 5-1. Jose Reyes singled with one out in the Marlins' eighth inning for his first hit against his former team in eight at-bats, eliciting yet another chorus of lusty boos from the...

Pre-game: Miami Marlins (7-9) at Mets (9-8)

Good afternoon and welcome to another day of Mets baseball! Last night New York got an RBI single from Lucas Duda in the eighth inning that lifted Mets Lineup 1. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF 2. Ruben Tejada, SS 3. Daniel Murphy, 2B 4. David Wright, 3B 5. Lucas Duda, RF 6. Scott Hairston, LF 7. Ike Davis, 1B 8. Josh Thole, C 9. R.A. Dickey, RHP Manager Terry Collins has decided to stick...

Post Game: Mets Sweep Marlins in Thriller

The New York Mets (11-8) successfully completed a sweep of the Miami Marlins (7-11) this afternoon in walk off fashion as Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a bases loaded single to end the game.Trailing 2-1 heading into the 9th inning, Heath Bell had immediate trouble controlling his pitches and walked David Wright. Bell's inability to find his control led him to a full count on Lucas Duda...

Reyes Returns To Citi: Game Notes, Game Preview, Starting Lineup

Starting Lineup Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Ike Davis – 1B Mike Baxter – LF Josh Thole – C Johan Santana – LHP Mets Notes RISP: The Mets were 3-15 with runners in scoring position during yesterday’s doubleheader. On the year, the Mets are batting .222 (32-144) with runners in scoring position...
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