Found May 02, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
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You are going to see me complain about walks, but it was a rough start for Jon Niese that put us on the path to a 6-3 defeat to the Astros. Summary You all know I like pitching, right? Right. You all know I hate walks, right? Right. So you can imagine how much I screamed at my television when I saw the Mets walk a ridiculous eight players in the eight innings pitched Tuesday evening. One only needs to look at the sixth inning where four walks and a base knock by the pitcher led to a run scoring. Three of those walks were consecutive. I guess this is the part where I tell you what happened in the rest of the game. Rest assured and read on, there were some positive parts. Jon Niese started tonight and got a streak of quality starts snapped with a rough go-around, allowing 5 ER in a mere 3.0 IP off two HRs. I think Niese could have gone longer, but Collins pulled him for a pinch hitting opportunity for Duda in the fourth with the Mets threatening, but it went for naught. 6 H and 2 BB ...
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