Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 5/29/12
Summary I think I enjoy making up names for the recaps. I have to think hard. Neither bad weather nor our rival team could shake Jeremy Hefner tonight and I actually look forward to seeing more of this guy in the future. Jeremy Hefner started tonight since the starters are injured and the replacements are injured or not performing – but he did fine out there tonight.  He probably will not be on anyone’s write-in list for the all-star game, but hey, credit should be given where credit is due. He pitched 6 innings tonight, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits – which happens to be the minimum for a quality start (whatever value you give to that stat, so be it.) Jimmy Rollins scored the first run on a wild pitch from a Hunter Pence strikeout. Remember Brian Schneider? He took Hefner deep for his second HR of the year. A misplayed Pence double led to the third run of the game for the Phillies, but overall, bend but not break for Hefner on the evening. 4 Ks and 0 walks round out his stats. Parnell ...
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