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The Phillies torched Jeremy Hefner and racked up 11 runs in the first three innings on their way to a 13-8 win over the Mets tonight at Citi Field.
Hefner was rocked for eight runs in two-plus innings before being pulled in the third before registering an out. he allowed 10 hits including a home run to Domonic Brown. The Phillies have toasted Hefner throughout his career.
Greg Burke and Josh Edgin provided no relief and combined to allow another 5 Philly runs.
The Mets showed some fight and did score 8 runs, including home runs from Marlon Byrd and Davis Wright, but they never really had a chance in this one.
Defensively, the Mets were awful tonight Omar Quintanilla committed two errors, Byrd added a third, and Kirk Nieuwenhuis misplayed three fly balls that could have been outs rather than hits.
Considering how dominant Hefner has been with Anthony Recker behind the plate, I was shocked to see John Buck get the nod.
The Mets continue their three game series tomorrow at 1:10 PM, wit...
BEST OF MAXIM
Since May 26, the Mets are third in the majors with a 3.18 (151 earned runs/427.0 innings) team ERA and there’s a good reason for that positive development, his name, Jeremy Hefner.
Since June 4, Jeremy Hefner leads the majors with a 1.76 ERA (10 earned runs/51.0 innings) over eight starts. Pittsburgh’s Francisco Liriano is second with a 1.89 ERA.
Hefner has allowed two earned...
Jeremy Hefner takes the mound as the Mets look to avoid their annual post-All Star Break slide into oblivion tonight against the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Domonic Brown hit his 24th homer in the game and drove in two runs. AP Photo.
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Phillies (48-48) vs. Mets (41-50)
RHP Kyle Kendrick (8-6, 3.68) vs RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-6, 3.33)
Eric Young Jr., lf
Daniel Murphy, 2b
David Wright, 3b
Marlon Byrd, rf
Ike Davis, 1b
John Buck, c
Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf
Omar Quintanilla, ss
Jeremy Hefner, rhp
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Philadelphia Phillies (48-48) vs. New York Mets (41-50)
Kyle Kendrick (8-6, 3.68 ERA) vs. Jeremy Hefner (4-6, 3.33 ERA)
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