Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/29/11
The Mets offense jumped on Nationals starting Chien Ming Wang early, and Dillon Gee pitched a quality game in their 8-5 win. Game Notes Dillon Gee was on point today, and without one defensive miscue may have only allowed one run for his entire outing. Gee went six and two third innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits, walking four and striking out five. Gee was a little wild, hitting two batters but could’ve gotten out of the seventh if not for a Daniel Murphy misplay on a double play ball. He was obviously gassed at the end of the sixth, but Terry Collins left him out their to gut it out and build his character. The bullpen by committee today saw Ryota Igarashi to come out and clean up Gee’s mess by getting a deep fly ball to close the seventh. Bobby Parnell came out for the eighth and allowed two runs on three hits in one-third of an inning. Parnell had trouble locating his fastball today, and had two hit right back up the box. Tim Byrdak came out to get a lefty o...
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