Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 9/20/12
In a season with the Mets taking many punches to the gut, Wednesday’s night’s loss may have been the most difficult to absorb. Sure, the games don’t mean a whole lot now considering the Mets don’t have any playoff implications on the line, but on a night when Matt Harvey was masterful and with David Wright hitting the go ahead home run in the 6th inning, it would be have been a good sendoff for Harvey in his final start if the Mets could have held on and given the home faithful something to get excited about. That was not to be the case on this evening, as Ryan Howard of the hated Phillies clubbed a two-run home run off Josh Edgin with two outs in the 9th inning to put the Phillies ahead 3-2. Jonathan Papelbon would then slam the door in the 9th and that was all she wrote. It would have nice for the Mets to play spoiler, but they let the Phillies live to see another day in their playoff quest while simultaneously twisting the knife further into the hearts of Mets’ fans. I’m not one ...
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