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7,480: Mets drop to 1 GB in wild-card with 6-1 loss to Marlins

The Mets could manufacture just one run and the Marlins scored early and kept adding runs late Friday night as Florida won 6-1 to leave the Mets two games back in the N.L. East with only two games left in … Continue reading

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7,478: Mets waste late-inning opportunities, fall into wild-card tie with Brewers

Derrek Lee blooped an RBI single and Aramis Ramirez followed with a two-run homer to give the Chicago Cubs a 10th-inning 9-6 win over the New York Mets. The Mets put runners on third base with no outs in the … Continue reading

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7,474: Mets slip back into second with loss to Braves

The Mets’ time back in first-place lasted just a day. Pedro Martinez gave up three first-inning runs and no one but their starting pitcher could muster an RBI as the Atlanta Braves beat the Mets 4-2 Saturday night. With the … Continue reading

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7,457: Mets beat Marlins with three solo homers

Carlos Beltran, Nick Evans and David Wright each hit solo homers and Pedro Martinez settled in after giving up two first-inning runs as the Mets beat the Florida Marlins 6-3 Sunday. The Mets added three insurance runs in the seventh … Continue reading

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7,455: Beltran’s ninth-inning grand slam lifts Mets to 5-4 win

Down to their last out in the ninth Friday night, the New York Mets pulled out a thriller when Carlos Beltran hit a clutch grand slam to lead the Mets to a 5-4 win over the Florida Marlins. The Mets … Continue reading

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7,454: Mets rally in eighth to beat Phils, take back first

The Mets scored four eighth-inning runs Wednesday night to beat the Phillies 6-3 and take back first place in the National League East. Carlos Delgado was the game’s MVP, with two homers and a single for 3 RBIs, and Carlos … Continue reading

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7,453: Mets blow 7-run lead, lose hold on N.L. East

Shane Victorino led off the bottom of the 13th inning with a triple and Chris Coste drove him home early Wednesday morning as the Philadelphia Phillies overcame a 7-0 deficit to beat the New York Mets and take over first … Continue reading

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7,433: First-pitch homer off Pedro dooms Mets no-hitter, Mets lose 4-2

Well, it didn’t take long to get to 7,433. Jody Gerut knocked Pedro Martinez’s fist pitch over the right field wall Wednesday night to give the San Diego Padres a 1-0 lead (2-0 after Brian Giles’ dinger two batters later) … Continue reading

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7,431: Mets lose fourth straight as Astros win 4-0

The New York Mets scattered nine hits but couldn’t score a single run as the team dropped its fourth straight in a 4-0 loss to the Houston Astros. Starter Oliver Perez pitched well early (a second-inning homer by Ty Wigginton … Continue reading

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7,429: Eighth inning grand slam off Heilman beats Mets

Aaron Heilman gave up an eighth inning grand slam to Mark Loretta Friday night to give the Houston Astros a 7-3 win over the New York Mets. Pedro Martinez returned to the rotation, giving up five hits and two walks … Continue reading

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