Game 3 Recap: Mets Take Final Contest from Astros, 9-1

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For the first time since the Marlins win, the Mets were actually a pleasure to watch. Chris Capuano pitched a gem, hurling seven innings of six-hit, one earned-run, two walk, and four strikeout baseball.

The Mets offense was arguably even more impressive, roughing-up Astros stater J.A. Happ for six runs on six hits.  Mike Nickeas, David Wright, and Ike Davis led the charge, all connecting for home-runs. Even Jason Bay, who sat-out the first eighteen games with a rib cage injury, went 1-4 with a double and two runs scored. The win improves the Mets record to 6-13.

METS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Chris Capuano recorded his second win of the season with a terrific performance– seven innings, six hits, one earned-run, two walks, and four strikeouts.
  • David Wright went 2-3 with a double, home-run, walk, three RBI, and two runs scored.
  • Jason Bay bounced back from the disabled list, going 1-4 with a double, and two runs scored.
  • Ike Davis smacked a home-run to deep center field in the bottom of the eighth.
  • Mike Nickeas hit his first career home-run.
  • Angel Pagan left the game with an apparent side injury.
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