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Beltran, Church Homer Back-to-Back in Mets' Win

(Newser) - Carlos Beltran and Ryan Church hit back-to-back homers in the fifth inning to support Oliver Perez and lead the New York Mets to an 8-3 victory today over the bumbling Cincinnati Reds. Reflecting their inconsistent offense, the Mets hadn't hit back-to-back home runs this season before Saturday. They've now done... More »

Pirates Chase Perez, Crush Sloppy Mets

Ex-Met Nady goes 3-for-3; ex-Pirate Perez departs in 2nd inning

(Newser) - Oliver Perez couldn't find the plate, Luis Castillo couldn't find the ball and Jose Reyes couldn't find second base. The Pittsburgh Pirates took advantage of a sloppy performance by the New York Mets, scoring nine unearned runs in a 13-1 victory. More »

Lopez Slams Nats Past Mets

Washington 2B notches 6RBI, 1st HR in leadoff role

(Newser) - Felipe Lopez is in the lineup again—and hitting again. Lopez's grand slam and two-run single gave him a career-high-tying six RBIs and led Washington past the New York Mets 10-5 on Thursday night, the Nationals' fourth victory in their past 20 games. The Nationals fell behind 3-0 through four... More »

Reyes Homers to Lift Mets Past Phillies

Perez gets win as NY takes fourth straight from Philadelphia

(Newser) - Oliver Perez pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings, Jose Reyes hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 yesterday. David Wright had a two-run double for the Mets, who won their fourth straight against Philadelphia after losing nine in a row over two seasons. Each... More »

Braves' Loss Marks End of an Era

Mighty Braves find themselves scrambling for wild-card for second straight year

(Newser) - After a 14-year reign at the top of the National League East, the Atlanta Braves have all but ceded the division to the Mets for the second straight season. ESPN cites poor performances from the back end of the rotation, but even stalwart No. 2 pitcher Tim Hudson was out-dueled... More »

Anderson Wipes Out Mets' Chance for Win

Interference call negates game-tying run, Mets lose 3-2

(Newser) - The Mets had the chance last night to avoid their fourth loss in four days, with the tying run on third in the ninth inning. But then pinch-hitter Marlon Anderson slid off the base path and into Phillies second baseman Tadahito Iguchi, who was sent sprawling. Anderson was called out... More »

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