7,462: Moyer outpitches Martinez, Mets lose doubleheader opener 6-2

The Mets again were unable to get it going against the Phillies’ starting pitching Sunday afternoon as Jamie Moyer shut down the lineup to lead Philadelphia to a 6-2 win in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.

Moyer dominated Mets batters for 7 innings, giving up just two hits and three walks.

The Mets had to wait for the Phils’ bullpen to finally get on board, with David Wright and Carlos Beltran hitting back-to-back RBI doubles in the eighth.

Pedro Martinez lasted just four innings, giving up six earned runs on seven hits. He lost his no-hitter in the second inning when Greg Dobbs doubled to right, making it 7,462 New York Mets games without a no-no.

Johan Santana pitches for the Mets’ in the nightcap.

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