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Instant Replay Will Settle This

Botched calls spark support for review of close plays

(Newser) - Baseball's top umpire says instant replay is on the way, the Houston Chronicle reports. Support for it is growing after four blown calls robbed home runs, but umpire supervisor Rich Rieker warns that the technology must be added "in a fashion that will not delay the game further." More »

Upon Further Review, MLB Weighs Instant Replay

First step would be test of system in Fall League

(Newser) - Baseball may begin experimenting with instant replay, starting in the Arizona Fall League and possibly second-guessing big-league umps as soon as next season, a source tells ESPN. But a league official told the AP, "We've made no final decision as to where exactly we're going to try it out,... More »

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 »

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 »

Delgado's Two Homers Lift Mets Over Braves

Atlanta's John Smoltz has first rough outing of the season in defeat

(Newser) - Carlos Delgado turned boos into a standing ovation with his first two-homer game in almost a year, leading the New York Mets to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. The Mets knocked out John Smoltz after four innings in his first shaky outing of the season and... 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 Beat Mets in Final Shea Opener

Moyer shuts down NY offense; Delgado error keys Phillies rally

(Newser) - Carlos Delgado and the New York Mets botched the final home opener at Shea Stadium the same way they squandered a big lead in the NL East last year. April or September, doesn't seem to matter. The Mets can't find a way to hold off Philadelphia. Jamie Moyer pitched... 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 »

Howard Lifts Phillies Over Mets 4-2

All-Star's walk-off blast cuts Mets' lead in NL East to 4 games

(Newser) - Ryan Howard's 10th-inning walk-off homer handed Philadelphia a 4-2 win over the Mets last night, lifting the Phillies to within four games of New York in the National League East. Though a two-run shot from Carlos Delgado gave the Mets an early lead, clutch hits from Jimmy Rollins and Aaron... More »

Harris's Grab Wins Series Game for Braves

Over-the-wall catch nets victory over first-place Mets

(Newser) - Willie Harris made a spectacular ninth-inning grab to rob the Mets' Carlos Delgado of what would have been a game-tying home run. The catch helped preserve a 7-6 win by the Braves, clinching the series victory over the first-place Mets. More »

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