Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/31/12
And just like that, the Mets have won three games of their last five. The Mets offense was able overcome the Giants and the Mets bullpen last night to win the game in extra innings. Tonight, the Mets will hope to win more conventional manner not involving a bullpen meltdown as Matt Harvey makes his second major league start against Tim Lincecum. Matt Harvey was awesome in his major league debut. As you already know, he pitched 5.1 innings, allowed no runs, and struck out 11, which was a record for a Met his debut. Thus, not only did he win, he set the bar really high for himself tonight and extremely high for Wheeler’s debut (hopefully not sooner than) next season. With only one major league game under his belt, he has not faced the Giants or any current batters on the Giants (unless if there was a trade I’m not aware about). The Mets draw Tim Lincecum who is 4-11 this season with an ERA of 5.88 over116.1 innings of work. He leads the league in losses and in the month of July over five
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