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Church Batters Former Mates as Mets Beat Nats

New York racks up 14 hits in hard-fought, testy 6-3 victory

(Newser) - Ryan Church homered, doubled and drove in four runs against his former team and John Maine pitched six sharp innings to lead the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Tuesday night. A night after Mets starter Nelson Figueroa called the Nationals "softball girls" for cheering in... More »

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 »

Webb Leads Diamondbacks

Right-hander wins his seventh game as Ojeda drives in 6

(Newser) - Brandon Webb became the majors' first seven-game winner, Augie Ojeda drove in a career-high six runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 10-4 today. Webb (7-0) matched Randy Johnson in 2000 for the fastest start by a Diamondbacks pitcher. Starting in place of injured second baseman Orlando... 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 »

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