Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 4/24/13
After a David Wright single tied the game at 3-3 in the bottom of the ninth, the Mets loaded the bases in the bottom of the tenth to set up a dramatic walk-off grand slam by Jordany Valdespin in the Metes 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The walk-off grand slam by Spin was the first in 23 years when Kevin McReynolds last did it in 1991. Matt Harvey started the game and didn’t have his best stuff as he searched for his fifth win of the season. The Mets right-hander allowed three earned runs on four hits including Matt Kemp‘s first home run of the season. He walked one while striking out seven and still gets credit for a quality start. However it was the first time this season he didn’t last at least seven innings. Despite the dramatic blast by Valdespin, the Mets were 3-for-14 with runners in scoring position and had plenty of opportunities to do some damage and avoid extra innings. But what matters most is the win and this one was sweet. Bobby Parnell got the win and pitched a ...
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