Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 4/23/12
After yesterday’s rain out, the Mets and Giants will double dip this afternoon as they will play two games starting at 4:10. In the first game Batista will get the nod against Lincecum while in the second game Bumgarner will start against Gee. In case you forgot about Saturday’s game the Mets were about to end their three game skid in the top of the ninth when a dropped fly ball led to two Giants runners and tied game. The Mets would load the bases in the bottom of the ninth. With one out, it looked like the Mets grounded into a Double Play, Homeplate and First Base, but a throwing error to first base allowed the winning run to score. Mets Notes: DOUBLEHEADER FACTS: The Mets are set to play their first doubleheader this year. The last time the Mets and Giants played a double dip was on June 6, 2006 at Shea Stadium when the two squads split a pair of games. New York lost game one, 6-4, and took game two, 3-2. The last time the Mets swept a doubleheader from San Francisco was July ...
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