So wait, the Mets scored nine runs at Citi Field, and Brandon Lyon didn't give up a run in the ninth? Am I in some sort of Bizarro World?
I guess I should mention that the Mets won 9-1. It goes back to the old story "Hey how many did the Mets score today? ... Oh, 13? That's great! Did they win?"
Jeremy Hefner was great on Tuesday, pitching seven strong innings giving up only four hits and two walks. The lineup gave Patrick Corbin his first loss of the season as they scored seven runs in the seventh as Brad Ziegler couldn't keep three inherited runners from scoring immediately following a long rain delay. One night after the Mets left 20 runners on base, they took the next logical step and bunched some of those hits together and the runs squirted out like a pulverized kidney stone.
The Mets did most of their damage at the bottom of the order, with Anthony Recker and Omar Quintanilla combining for five RBI's on the night. For the Mets to get one of their most dominating wi...