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New York Mets
The Washington Nationals snapped The New York Mets four game winning streak with a 6-2 victory on Tuesday night:
Dillon Gee started for the Mets, allowing three runs over 5 1/3 innings pitched:
Gee allowed a lead off homer to Ian Desmond on the third pitch of the game, but bounced back to toss four scoreless innings before failing to make it out of the sixth. After a Ryan Zimmerman double to start the frame, Gee struck out LaRoche before back-to-back singles — including a Jayson Werth RBI hit — ended his night. Bobby Parnell relieved the Mets starter and induced what should have been an inning ending double play if not for a Daniel Murphy error which kept the inning alive. Nats catcher Wilson Ramos followed with a long, catch-able, fly ball to the warning track in right, but Lucas Duda was unable to make the play; leading to two more Washington runs.
OH MURPHY, YIKES!: As it will at times during the season, the defense of Daniel Murphy at second base reared it’s ugly head. Murph botched two other opportunities to turn a double play during tonights contest besides the one stated above. In the first inning, he failed to complete the transfer on what should have been an easy 5-4-3 double play. Then again in the ninth, after receiving the toss from Ruben Tejada #28 launched the throw well over the head of Justin Turner.
ANEMIC OFFENSE: There was not much going on offensively tonight, as the heart of the order — Murphy, Jason Bay, Lucas Duda — combined to go 1-for-12:
LETS HOPE TOMORROW IS A BETTER DAY: Johan Santana will take the hill for the Mets tomorrow afternoon at 1:10 pm in Citi Field. The Nats will counter with their young phenom, Stephen Strasburg.
BEST OF MAXIM
Mike Pelfrey and Dillon Gee in Spring Training
Over the weekend, Santana, Dickey, and Niese pitched excellent against the Atlanta Braves. Over the next two days, both Dillon Gee and Mike Pelfrey are scheduled to make their 2012 season debuts.
Seeing that AAA Buffalo currently has four right-handed pitchers in the fold waiting for a chance, it is essential that both Mike Pelfrey...
Dillon Gee had a subpar outing, and the combination of poor defensive play by Daniel Murphy & Lucas Duda led to the Mets receiving their first loss of the season, a 6-2 defeat at the hands of the Washington Nationals.
Dillon Gee started the game on a bad note, giving up a lead-off home run to Ian Desmond. Gee was hit hard all day and obviously didn’t have his best...
This year's ball club is officially mortal. The Mets quest to win a fifth straight game to open the 2012 campaign was met with poor pitching, poorer defense and even worse, an injury to their moat tenured player, David Wright.The pitching, expected by many to be the teams biggest weakness this summer should come as no major surprise. The Mets had gotten good outings their first...
The Washington Nationals handed the New York Mets their first loss of the season tonight, after defeating the Mets by the score of 6-2. However, the Mets are still on top of the NL East, and have the second best record in the National League.
Dillon Gee looked very solid tonight. He gave up a leadoff homerun in the 1st inning, but settled in nicely after that. Gee pitched 5 1/3 innings...
The Mets look to win their fifth straight game tonight against the Nationals at GHMP. Dillon Gee takes the hill for the Mets.Ike Davis and Kirk Nieuwenhuis get the day off. Davis is being rested due to his Valley Fever, and is expected to play tomorrow. Collins is going to try and get Davis some rest so he doesn't suffer an ill effects from the condition,The metsfan73 family...
Expectations may be very low for the New York Mets this season, but they're in position for their best start in 27 years.
Dillon Gee is familiar with impressive starts.
Gee will try to help the Mets keep their perfect record intact Tuesday night when they face the Washington Nationals at Citi Field.
After finishing fourth in the NL East at 77-85 last season and losing Jose...
The UNDEFEATED New York Mets (who saw that coming?) look to make it five straight wins to start the season tonight when they host the Washington Nationals for the middle game of a three-game set at Citi Field. The Mets have not started a season 5-0 since 1985, the year Gary Carter made his Mets debut. That also happens to be the best start in franchise history.
Tonight’s game can...
The New York Mets will look to improve to 5-0, as they send Dillon Gee to the mound to square off against Ross Detwiler of the Washington Nationals, tonight at 7:10 pm in Citi Field:
Gee, a 13 game winner in 2011, was 2-0 with a 3.60 ERA versus the Nationals last season. While he faded down the stretch, allowing 35 earned runs over his last ten starts (53 1/3 IP), Gee started...
The Mets wrapped up their opening homestand of the 2012 season with a 4-0 loss to Stephen Strasburg and the Washing Nationals. Wednesday’s game was billed as a big pitching match-up between Johan Santana and Strasburg, and also as a celebration of the first game ever played by the Mets. Roger Craig threw out the first pitch, and that was pretty much the only highlight for the...
The Washington Nationals (3-2) beat the New York Mets (4-1) 6-2, tonight at Citi Field.
Ross Detwiller (W, 1-0)
Dillon Gee (L, 0-1)
Dillon Gee made his first start of the season and it wasn't a good one. He pitched 5.1 innings, allowed 8 hits, 3 earned runs and struck out 6 batters.
Bobby Parnell struggled coming out of the bullpen pitching 1.2 innings, allowed...
The Mets will look to stay undefeated in 2012 as they play game 2 of their 3 game series with the Washington Nationals this evening at Citi Field. Now 4-0, the Mets are off to their best start since 2007 and will look to extend their win streak to open the season to 5 games, their longest such streak to start a season since 1985. Struggling first baseman Ike Davis (0-15) will get...