Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/1/12
The Marlins (68-92) came from behind late in the game to beat the Mets (73-87) by the score of 3-2 tonight in Miami. What a sleeper this game was. Seriously, I caught myself nodding off at least twice.Jeurys Familia made his first major league start and his reputation for wildness was on full display for all to see in this game. The young right-hander surrendered just one hit in four scoreless innings, but he walked six batters.. That’s obscene… The six walks were the most walks allowed by any Mets starting pitcher in a game this season.I have deep concerns about Familia. Only 33 of his 75 pitches were strikes and I’m not going to blame this on jitters. Familia has been wild throughout his entire professional career. He had a 4.8 walk rate for Buffalo this season. That’s worse than Oliver Perez.As bad as Familia was, the bullpen was even worse. Manny Acosta, Jon Rauch and Ramon Ramirez each allowed a run with Rauch getting the blown save and Ramirez earning the loss. The bullpen has...
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