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Sunday, August 31st, 2008

Mets Harpoon Marlins: Series Recap

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The Mets went from raucous Philadelphia to listening to crickets chirping in the stands of Dolphin Stadium. They started the series one up on the Phils. And that’s where they stand now. Here’s what happened.

Friday, Mets 5-4: Thanks, Kevin Gregg

The Mets were one pitch away from losing a sluggish 2-1 game, when Luis Castillo singled up the middle. Then David Wright singled to left. Carlos Delgado was hit in the leg. And Carlos Beltran took the first pitch he saw and deposited it into the right field stands. And just like that the Mets were leading 5-2. Marlins closer Kevin Gregg couldn’t have set himself on fire any faster. But it wasn’t over yet. Luis Ayala recorded a “John Franco save” by allowing two runs of his own and stranding runners on second and third. Yes, you actually get a save for that. Beltran also picked up a sacrifice fly in the first to drive in all five Mets runs. Oliver Perez walked five in six innings of work …

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