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New York Mets
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 • 7:10 PM
Citi Field • Flushing, NY
LHP Jeff Locke (0-2, 5.47) vs. RHP Jeremy Hefner (2-7, 5.79)
Ruben Tejada – SS
Daniel Murphy – 2B
David Wright – 3B
Scott Hairston – RF
Ike Davis – 1B
Kelly Shoppach – C
Lucas Duda – LF
Andres Torres – CF
Jeremy Hefner – RHP
The Pirates put a stop to the Mets winning streak last night with a 10-6 score, so the Mets will try to get back on the winning track today with Hefner vs. Locke. Hefner is 2-7 over 79.1 innings this season with a 5.79 ERA. His last outing was abysmal as he allowed 6 hits and 7 earned runs without recording a single out. Hefner has never faced the Pirates in his young career, nor has he faced anyone on the roster.
Jeff Locke takes the hill for the Pirates. On the season he is 0-2 over 4 starts and 6 games total while pitching 24.2 innings with an ERA of 5.47. In his last two starts he has totaled 9.1 innings allowing 8 ER while striking out 10 batters. Jeff has never faced the M...
BEST OF MAXIM
David Wright has been called “unclutch” during his Mets career. That may be the case overall, but that certainly wasn’t the case today, as ne belted an opposite-field, three-run homer that proved the difference in securing R.A. Dickey his 20th win of the season.
It’s fitting that the Mets unofficial captain came through in a huge spot. The blast gave the Mets a three-run...
David Wright has the most hits in New York Mets history.
The slugger reached on an infield single in the third inning Wednesday night against Pittsburgh for his 1,419th hit, snapping a tie with Ed Kranepool atop the team's career list.
Wright pulled into second base thanks to a throwing error on the play and his achievement was shown on the Citi Field scoreboard. The Mets played...
David Wright broke the Mets all-time hits record, and Jeremy Hefner pitched seven scoreless innings in the Mets 6-0 win
Jeremy Hefner came out of the gate and had his game plan in full swing, dispatching hitters quickly and coaxing weak contact at any given chance. As opposed to Tuesday night when Colin McHugh was hit hard, Hefner was the polar opposite, striking out seven in seven...
CONGRATULATIONS TO DAVID WRIGHT!
With an infield single in the bottom of the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates, David Wright surpassed Ed Kranepool to become the new all-time hits leader for the New York Mets.
After breaking Kranepool’s mark with hit number 1,419 of his career, he added to that in his next at-bat with another single to put him at 1,420.
David Wright's long-term future with the New York Mets may be unclear, but his status as one of the best hitters in franchise history is not. Wright tied Ed Kranepool for the most hits in franchise history with two knocks in Tuesday's 10-6 loss to the Pirates. After blasting a solo home run in the first inning at Citi Field, Wright matched Kranepool's record with a...
Long time New York Met David Wright, set the all-time hit record last night as the Mets went on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0. David Wright came up in the third inning and hit a dribbler that would catapult Wright into first-place on the Mets all-time hits list. It was career hit No. 1,419, for Wright and it moved him ahead of Ed Kranepool on the franchise’s all-time...
It was about as ugly as a record-breaking hit can be. David Wright did not become the New York Mets' all-time hits leader with a booming home run or even a line-drive single. Instead, Wright finally passed Ed Kranepool with his 1,419th hit on a bleeder down the third-base line, which Pittsburgh's Pedro Alvarez could not glove in a 6-0 Mets victory. Wright later added a...
NEW YORK -- As time passes, David Wright expects to describe his record-setting hit a little differently than the one that actually put him atop the New York Mets' hit list Wednesday night. The ball the New York Mets third baseman struck to become the franchise's leader was one of the weakest hits on a night when his team busted out offensively. While he had no choice...
Mets 3rd baseman David Wright made history last night by getting two hits against the Pirates surpassing former 3rd baseman Ed Kranepool at 1,420 hits.
The Mets will be playing their last home game of the season tomorrow afternoon and will this be David Wright's last game as a Met in Citi Field?
My guess is he will be playing for the Mets on opening day next season over...
The Pirates and Mets play again tonight, as the Pirates gun for their second straight win, which is apparently something that baseball teams are capable of doing from time to time. Jeremy Hefner is starting for the Mets. You may remember him as that guy that was on the Pirates' 40-man roster for no reason anyone could understand for two weeks this winter, then was gone. He...
NEW YORK -- David Wright tied the New York Mets' all-time hit record in style, driving in half of their runs Tuesday, but it wasn't enough as the Pittsburgh Pirates outslugged them. Pedro Alvarez homered and drove in four runs as the Pirates used a pair of big innings early to pick up a 10-6 win at Citi Field. Wright had three RBIs while hitting a homer and two-run single...