Found July 04, 2012 on
Long Island Met Fan:
The Mets are riding high after defeating their hated rivals (Phillies) 11-1 last night.
Daniel Murphy was a homerun shy of the cycle, and Mets slighted All Star David Wright moved past former Mets 3B Howard Johnson, into third place on the Mets all time HR list with 193. Wright trails only Mike Piazza (220) and Darryl Strawberry (252) for all time HR's as a Met. Wright also became the first Mets
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If there was a game to watch this summer you have to start with last night’s dramatic come from behind win in the bottom of the 9th . With some incredible pitch selection and of course a 2 out by Mr clutch for the nite David Wright the Mets beat the Phillies last night 6-5.
The win kept r A dickey win streak alive since he was off the hook for a loss. The Phillies seem to have his number
A TV cameraman made what has to be the most nonchalant one-handed catch of a foul ball this season— and he didn't stop doing his job while grabbing the ball.
During the first inning of the Chicago Cubs-Atlanta Braves game Thursday night at Turner Field, a foul ball was hit in the direction of the cameraman wearing a Braves hat— so you know he works for TBS— on the second...
David Wright singled off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 6-5 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night that preserved R.A. Dickey's 11-game winning streak.
Daniel Murphy lined a shot off Papelbon's leg for the tying run with two outs, setting the stage for Wright.
Cole Hamels outlasted...
NEW YORK -- David Wright's final hit of the night dropped slowly, agonizingly in front of Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Hunter Pence before finally falling to the ground in the bottom of the ninth. When it did, it landed with a thud, much like Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon did a batter before, when he landed on his backside, in his vain attempt to field Daniel Murphy...
One has to remember that the All-Star Game, no matter how hard MLB tries to tell us that it really means something, it is still just an exhibition game for the fans. The fans pick the starters, it is a game for them, and we should just let them enjoy it. But the GM of [...]
The Mets are fun to watch. They’ve had some bad games, but they’ve had some great ones. They are a young team. They have heart. Their manager is fiery and gets the best out of his players. Their veterans are All-Stars and leaders. Dickey shocks the world. Santana changes HI57ORY. Wright breaks Mets records. The team is 3.5 games out of first place and half a game out of the wild...
Wow, still on a big-high from last night. I woke up happy and ready to take on the day this morning. The hell with breakfast, I’m brimming with plenty of energy. We’ve always called the Mets-Phillies match-ups a big rivalry, but let’s face it, it’s tough to call the last five years anything more than a Slaughterhouse 5 for the Mets. Last night however, that was huge. Now...
The New York Mets (44-37) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (36-46) last night by a score of 11-1. The Mets now find themselves alone in second place in the NL East, 3.5 GB the Nationals.
Winning Pitcher: Jon Niese (7-3, 3.35) pitched eight innings, allowing one run on three hits and two walks. However, he only had three strikeouts, which is rare for Niese when he pitches a...