Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/10/12
Kelly Shoppach drops the ball. The Mets officially have been eliminated from NL East title contention after losing to the Nationals 5-1 on Monday night. Collin McHugh started and only gave up five hits however three of them were home runs and accounted for all four Nationals runs. I’m not a pitching analyst by any stretch of the imagination, but it seems to me that everybody knows Collin McHugh is tipping his pitches except for Dan Warthen. What’s up with that? Scott Haiston’s home run, his 16th of the season, accounted for all the Mets scoring. Everytime hairston hits a home run, his asking price for 2013 goes up a few hundred thousand. He is already way past the Mets means’ and I wonder where he’ll end up next season. Lone bright spot? Jeurys Familia pitched two perfect innings out of the pen. After the game, Terry Collins announced that Jeremy Hefner will go to the bullpen, and Jenrry Mejia will be inserted in the rotation and start Saturday’s game against the Brewers at Miller ...
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