Matt Harvey was so dominant, it seemed certain the Chicago White Sox would never score. Instead, each pitch raised more tantalizing questions: Would they ever get a hit, or even a runner?
Harvey threw one-hit ball for nine innings in a nearly perfect performance and the New York Mets permitted just one baserunner all game in beating the White Sox 1-0 in the 10th Tuesday night.
Harvey allowed only an infield single by Alex Rios with two outs in the seventh - he was safe, barely. The right-hander with the bright future struck out a career-high 12 and was pulled when the game went to extra innings.
''I mean, obviously, everything was working,'' Harvey said.
Pinch-hitter Mike Baxter lined an RBI single with one out in the 10th off Nate Jones (0-3).
Mets reliever Bobby Parnell (3-0) struck out two in the 10th.
It was a most rare interleague matchup. Because of schedule quirks, the Mets and White Sox had played just three previous games since AL vs. NL action began in 1997. Only Tex...