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Maine Does It All as Mets Top Dodgers

(Newser) - John Maine became the first New York Mets starter this year to reach the eighth inning, taking a shutout into the ninth Wednesday during a 12-1 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Brad Penny. Maine (4-2) hit a two-run single and was two outs from his third shutout and... More »

Reyes Nearly Hits for Cycle in Mets Win

He's thrown out at home trying to stretch a triple into a homer

(Newser) - Jose Reyes had four hits and was thrown out at the plate in the eighth inning while trying to complete the cycle with an inside-the-park homer, leading the New York Mets over the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Friday. He motored around the bases after hitting a long drive off the center-field... More »

Maine, Mets Hold On for Win Over Braves

Beltran's two-run double sparks four-run third inning

(Newser) - Carlos Beltran hit a two-run double in the Mets' four-run third inning, and New York held on for a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves today. John Maine pitched five effective innings and David Wright snapped out of a slump with two hits for the Mets. Atlanta dropped to 0-8... More »

Brawling Mets Bring It Down to the Wire

Nail-biter looms as Mets smash Marlins 13-0 amid bench-clearing rows

(Newser) - The Mets pulled out of their five-game tailspin in a huge way yesterday, dismantling the Florida Marlins 13-0 on John Maine's near no-hitter as the benches cleared twice for a brawl. With the Phillies' loss to the Nationals, the Mets are again tied for first place in the Nation League... More »

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