Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/30/12
Mets finally win their second straight game in July. Scott Hairston launches two, and Jason Bay touches the plate three times in a late night offensive battle against the Giants. Mets end up on top, 8-7 in ten innings. Despite what the scoreboard says, Jeremy Hefner did well tonight. He just got pulled a couple batters too late. The game was tied at two entering the sixth inning, and Hefner strikes out the first batter to start it off right. He gives up back-to-back base hits to have runners on the corners. A run comes on a force out, and then two hits later, the second run follows. Other than that, he pitched pretty well. He’s had to pitch out of jams a couple times as he gave up two hits, but only allowed two scattered runs before the sixth. Either way, Hefner will still be starting until Santana returns. Hefner’s final distraught line ends up being: 5.2 innings pitched, four runs on ten hits, three walks and struck out five on 92 pitches. He gets a no decision. The bullpen never...
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