Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 5/28/12
Navy diver says "Let's Go Mets!" on this grateful Memorial Day. The Mets three-game winning streak came to an end as the Phillies came to Citi Field and beat them 8-4 on a beautiful Memorial Day. Jon Niese, the $25MM man, cannot make it past the sixth inning. He gets pulled after five innings, plus two batters in the sixth. Four runs on two hits, a homerun, five walks, and striking out seven on 115 pitches. Those are Oliver Perez numbers he’s throwing out there. A lot of the fans disagreed with Terry Collins’ decision to pull him after the last walk, but three of the walks he gave up scored. He needs to go deeper into games and stop back-pedaling with these poor starts. I know the two errors from Wright and Murphy was hurtful and the Mayberry homerun was crushed, but the five walks? Yikes! He’s lucky the Mets bats were able to save him from a loss. He walks away with a no decision and a 4.55 ERA. Ramirez came in and pitched a 1-2-3 sixth inning with two strikeouts. Parnell not as l...
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