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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 »

Smoltz, Teixeira Lift Braves Past Mets

Atlanta relievers combine to make lead hold up

(Newser) - Johan Santana was sharp. The New York Mets just couldn't do much against John Smoltz and the Braves bullpen. Smoltz pitched five scoreless innings in his season debut and Atlanta beat New York 3-1 on Sunday to complete a two-game sweep of the rain-shortened series. Santana (0-1) gave up only... More »

Pirates Prevail on Met Miscues

Two errors in the 8th hand New York a 10-7 loss in Pittsburgh

(Newser) - Sloppy defense cost the Mets a loss in Pittsburgh last night. With two outs and the game tied in the eighth, New York's Freddy Sanchez erred on a routine grounder, and catcher Mike DiFelice bumbled a throw at the plate to hand the Pirates the lead. Pittsburgh scored two more... 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 »

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