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Three-Run Ninth Leads Mets Over Diamondbacks

Santana and Haren duke it out; neither gets the win or loss

(Newser) - First baseman Conor Jackson's ninth inning throwing error allowed Carlos Beltran to score the go-ahead run from second and the New York Mets went on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 yesterday. The Mets won at Arizona for the 15th time in 17 tries and handed the Diamondbacks' just their... 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 »

Santana Solid in Mets' Win Over Nationals

Washington still winless against New York this season

(Newser) - Johan Santana hit two doubles and pitched seven solid innings, leading the New York Mets to a 7-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night. Santana (3-2) allowed seven hits, struck out four, and walked one. As a batter, he had the second two-hit game of his career. The... 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 »

Santana Leads Mets Over Phillies 6-4

Wright finishes a home run short of the cycle for the winners

(Newser) - Johan Santana struck out 10 over seven innings, David Wright fell a homer short of the cycle and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Friday. Santana (2-2) allowed three runs and four hits, outpitching Cole Hamels in a matchup of two of the best left-handers in... More »

Mets' Figueroa Gets First Win in Five Years

Coney Island native, bullpen give New York its 3rd straight

(Newser) - Nelson Figueroa earned his first major league win in five years, retiring 14 straight batters at the start and pitching his hometown New York Mets past the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on a foggy Friday. Carlos Delgado hit one of New York's three RBI singles and the Mets got a strong... More »

Phillies Trounce Mets as Wagner Melts Down

NY closer blows a save; Mets' division lead narrows to two games

(Newser) - The Mets counted on closer Billy Wagner to pull off a crucial two-inning save last night, and he blew it. Wagner surrendered one run in the eighth inning and two in the ninth, the last on a Chase Utley single that won the game 11-0 for Philadelphia. The Phillies' key... More »

Glavine Wins 299th Game

The 41-year-old is 1 win from pitchers' most exclusive club

(Newser) - Tom Glavine recorded his 299th career win last night, as the Mets downed Pittsburgh 6-3. The 41-year-old, on track to become the 23rd 300-winner in MLB history, next takes the mound against Milwaukee on the 31st. "I'm proud of the company I'm getting myself into," said the left-hander,... More »

Mets Top LA in Extra Innings

Fill-in Chip Ambres gives New York a 5-4 comeback win

(Newser) - The Mets bested the Dodgers last night, squeezing out a 5-4 comeback in extra innings. After LA closer Jonathan Broxton surrendered the lead late, New York sub Chip Ambres recorded the winning RBI in the tenth, and Billy Wagner booked his 22nd save to seal a 4-3 series edge for... More »

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