Moises Alou

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Santana, Beltran Boost Mets in First Game of Twin Bill

(Newser) - Carlos Beltran hit a bases-loaded triple and drove in five runs to back Johan Santana's first home victory for the Mets, and New York beat Cincinnati 12-6 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Saturday. Carlos Delgado and Brian Schneider hit New York's first back-to-back homers this season, helping... More »

Mets Tailspin Brings Tie With Phillies

Plus tie with Rockies, one back of Padres, as wild weekend looms

(Newser) - A start by ace Pedro Martinez was not enough to stall the Mets' meltdown, as Joel Pineiro and Jason Isringhausen of the Cardinals combined on a 3-0 shutout. With the Phillies beating Atlanta, New York dropped into a tie for the NL East lead after leading the division since mid-May.... More »

Mets Shift Momentum, Hold on to First

NL East leaders end 5-game slide with 8-4 victory over Nats

(Newser) - The New York Mets finally dug in their heels to stop their five-game losing streak, beating the Nationals 8-4 last night. Buoyed by three hits from injured Moises Alou and two RBIs by newly shorn Paul Lo Duca, the Mets rose to the challenge issued during a players-only meeting: to... More »

He's Ba-a-ack

Pedro notches 3000th strikeout, lasts five innings in 10-4 win over Reds

(Newser) - Eleven months after rotator cuff surgery, Pedro Martinez became the 15th pitcher in MLB history to record 3,000 strikeouts, scoring a win over Cincinnati in his first major-league start of 2007. The wily vet allowed three runs, two earned, in five innings on 76 pitches, and had made just... 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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