Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/28/12
The Mets (59-69) defeated the Phillies (61-67) by the score of 9-5 tonight at Citizen’s Bank Park. Shoppach was the man tonight in a great game against the Phillies where the Mets rallied to come back from defecits twice and put a four spot up in the tenth. Chris Young started tonight and struggled over 4.1 IP, allowing all 5 of the Philadephia runs off four hits and three walks. He struck out two, but allowed two home runs: a Grand Slam to Ryan Howard in the first and a solo shot to Utley in the fifth. The Mets bullpen, surprisingly, came through in the clutch today for some seriously impressive pitching after not allowing a run against Houston recently. Robert Carson and Ramon Ramirez pitched hitless innings with a strikeout. Josh Edgin allowed a hit and a walk, but struck out one and looked strong in his outing, which lasted four outs. Rauch came out for one out as well and picked it up successfully. Parnell came in to keep the game close in the ninth and did so, and he also dom...
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