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Rookie Jordany Valdespin delivers a pinch hit three-run homer to put the Mets up 5-3.
Jon Niese had himself another good start despite only going five innings and being plagued with four walks. He gave up two runs in the first two innings, but was able to throw zeroes until he was taken out for a pinch hitter. Niese needs to stay in the game. He goes five innings, allowing two runs on four hits, four walks and five strikeouts. He walks away with a no decision.
Manny Acosta pitches a one-two-three inning with a K. Parnell pitched a shaky 1.2 innings with four hits and one walk but was able to walk away without allowing a run to score. Byrdak finishes off the eighth inning with a strikeout. Frank Francisco pitched a perfect ninth inning with a strikeout and his eighth save.
David Wright continues to be the non-patch captain of the team with a two-out, two run double to tie the game for the Mets.
Ike Davis ends an 0-12 skid with a base hit and drew a walk in the ninth. However, h...
BEST OF MAXIM
The New York Mets (16-13) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (14-16) tonight behind the most unlikely of circumstance. In a game in which everything that could have gone wrong, didn't, the Mets overcame a two-run deficit against Roy Halladay, came out on the right side of two key defensive plays and escaped two consecutive jams all before Jordany Valdespin delivered a pinch-hit...
Niese had himself another good start despite only going five innings and being plagued with four walks. He gave up two runs in the first two innings, but was able to throw zeroes until he was taken out for a pinch hitter. Niese needs to stay in the game. He goes five innings, allowing two runs on four hits, four walks and five strikeouts. He walks away with a no decision.
“Baseball is a game of redeeming features.” – Bob Murphy
This was shaping up to be a horrible night. Jonathon Niese gave up a couple of runs early. Normally, this isn’t cause for alarm, dread, or despair, except for two reasons: first of all, it’s Niese’s third start out of the past four where that’s happened and number two, the Mets were facing Roy Halladay...
PHILADELPHIA - Jordany Valdespin hit a three-run homer off Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning for his first hit in the majors, and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 Monday night. David Wright's two-run double off Roy Halladay tied the game in the sixth and the Mets beat Papelbon (0-1) to hand him his first loss with the Phillies. Valdespin was called...
In Doug’s Dugout today, we talk about unsung heroes, dropping like flies, and other moronic thoughts:
My primary thrust today was focusing on replacing Mike Pelfey’s innings (the Chris Schwinden experiment failed), but then Mike Nickeas and Jordany Valdespin had the audacity to interrupt me with last night’s heroics against the Phillies.
How dare they!
Sometimes it is the unsung...
The New York Mets (16-13) look to secure a series win against the Philadelphia Phillies (14-16) tonight at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The game begins at 7:05 PM and can be seen SNY.
#Mets Tuesday lineup at Philly: Torres-CF, Nieuwenhuis-LF, Wright-3B, Duda-RF, Murphy-2B, Davis-1B, Valdespin-SS, Nickeas-C, Batista-RHP
— New York Mets (@Mets) May 8, 2012...
New York Mets (15-13) at Philadelphia Phillies (14-15) Jon Niese (2-1, 4.08) vs. Roy Halladay (3-2, 3.40)Time: 7:05 Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Cloudy, 55 Media: Twitter and FacebookLineup: Rollins 6, Mayberry 7, Victorino 8, Pence 9, Wigginton 3, Ruiz 2, Polanco 5, Galvis 4, Halladay 1Your Gameday Beer – BadAss BeerAlthough it’s carefully crafted by the Michigan...
The New York Mets will kick off a three game series tonight agains the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. First pitch will be at 7:10 PM EDT.
#Mets Monday lineup at Philadelphia: Torres-CF, Nieuwenhuis-LF, Wright-3B, Duda-RF, Murphy-2B, Davis-1B, Turner-SS, Thole-C, Niese-LHP
— New York Mets (@Mets) May 7, 2012
Lineup vs Mets: Rollins...
Coming off of a big series win against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the New York Mets will seek their third consecutive victory tonight against the reigning National League East champion Phillies and former Cy Young award winner Roy Halladay.The Phillies, or more specifically Cole Hamels, found themselves in the middle of controversy last night after Hamels beamed rookie sensation Bryce...