Lucas Duda hit a bomb into the upper deck of Nationals Park, a game tying shot for his 9th homer of the year.
Willie Harris hit a pinch hit 2 run single to give the Mets the lead.
In his big league debut Josh Satin went 1 for 2 with a single.
I don’t know what to say about Mike Pelfrey. The one plus over his last couple of starts have been his fastball velocity. It has been climbing back up into 95-97 range as of late. However, he still does not have a put away pitch in his arsenal. I still think he should use his curve more.
Ruben Tejada is making a case here that he can hit at this level.
Josh Stinson was great out of the bullpen again going 2 innings today showing poise as a relief pitcher.
Congrats to Josh Satin on his first big league hit.
Jon Niese started and went 7 2/3 innings letting up 3 hits, 1 run, 4 walks, and 8 strikeouts.
Ruben Tejada had 2 hits including an RBI single.
Angel Pagan had 2 hits, an RBI single and a Triple.
Beltran and Turner had 2 hits each.
Murphy and Pridie had a hit and RBI each.
K-Rod got a 4 out save, striking out 2.
Jon Niese was great tonight tying his career high in strikeouts, working efficiently, and getting out of jams. His only problem was the 4 walks tonight and the RBI double by Fielder. He threw a career high in curveballs which was the key to his success tonight.
It’s kinda funny that Jose Reyes was the only hitless Met position player tonight.
The Mets are winning during this power outage because of key hitting, stealing bases, and their starting pitching. Entering the game since May 20th the Mets are 1st in batting average and 3rd in average with RISP. Homers mean nothing, runs do.
Ruben Tejada looks like a different hitter from last year, he is no longer overmatched at the plate and is showing that he could take the starting 2nd base spot when Wright and Ike return.
The Mets took 2 of 3 from the team with the best home record in baseball…now that is a statement.
R.A. Dickey went 7 2/3 strong innings giving up 5 hits, 3 runs, 2 walks, and 10 strikeouts. Through 7 he had allowed 2 hits 0 runs and struck out 9.
Pagan and Murphy had 2 hits each today.
Jason Bay had an RBI single in the first inning, however the ball went 40 ft.
Bobby Parnell struggled in his return giving up 2 runs in 2/3 of an inning.
The bottom 4 of the lineup went hitless tonight.
Dickey was so much better than his line tonight. He did not at all deserve the loss tonight. 2 hits thorough 7 innings was just spectacular and he struck out a career high 10 batters. This looks like the Dickey from 2010.
Parnell still let down the Mets tonight, I do not know what is wrong with him. He has good stuff but he is a thrower not a pitcher.
It is really great to see Pagan back into form after returning from the DL. He is a huge part to this team.
Jason Bay made his season debut and hit a double and score 2 runs.
Chris Capuano started and went 7 innings and let up 6 hits, 1 run, 2 walks, and 4 strikeouts.
Buchholz pitched 2 scoreless innings of relief while striking out 2.
Mike Nickeas, David Wright, and Ike Davis all launched solo homers.
Wright broke out of his slump going 2 for 3.
Beltran and Turner also had hits.
Jason Bay looked good hitting the double in his return, the one problem still is the two strikeouts.
Capuano gave the Mets exactly what they needed going 7 strong innings and not walking many. Buchholz also pitched well to save the others in the ‘pen.
Ike’s homer was a BOMB. I mean it went way over the apple to straight away center. That’s why I love him.
Congrats to Mike Nickeas on his first big league homer. Love the silent treatment after he hit it.
It was great to see David hit well tonight, hopefully this will get him going.
The Mets need to play like this every night in order to get wins. They turned double plays, did not strand runners, and got outs. They made no errors and had a solid defense. This is they type of talent this team has to go out there and do this nightly. Good job guys.