Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/29/12
Dickey came back strong as the Mets were able to split the four game set with Arizona by a final score of 5-1. Recap: Closing out this four-game set, the Mets looked to their ace, R.A. Dickey, to even up the four game set and get this tanking Mets team turned around. The offense got Dickey an early cushion as they did for Matt Harvey in his debut Thursday, scoring a pair on back to back doubles on the three and four in the order, David Wright and Scott Hairston, to stake the Amazin’s to a 2-0 lead. The Mets made it a three-run advantage in the fifth, after Wright stole his 11th base of the season, Hairston was at it again, bringing home Wright, this time on a weakly hit single to left. Tacking on another, Daniel Murphy roped his 32nd double of the year to make it 4-0. Finally in the eighth, after Dickey allowed an unnearned run, Flushings Finest scored the final run of the game on a two bagger by Josh Thole to account for the final run of the ballgame for either side. The offensive ...
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