Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 5/29/12
Joe Blanton took the hill at Citi Field tonight against Jeremy Hefner, who was making his second major league start. After two straight rough outings from Joe, it wouldn't get easier in another frustrating game.  The Phillies jumped out in front scoring a run in the first on a wild pitch. The Mets came back with two runs in the bottom of the inning on an RBI single from David Wright, and an RBI single from Daniel Murphy.  Brian Schneider started tonight with Carlos Ruiz on the bench. Ruiz was available to hit, but stayed out of the game with hamstring tightness. Shneids hit the seams off the ball in the top of the second with a solo shot to the Pepsi Porch in right field. Tied ballgame. To continue this game of cat and mouse, Mike Baxter put the Mets up 3-2 with a double to center field which scored Omar Quintanilla. Jeremy Hefner did not have a major league hit under his belt up until the fourth inning tonight. On a high fastball, Hefner took Joe Blanton way deep to left field,...
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