The New York Mets triumphed in the final series contest behind yet another stellar Jonathon Niese outing. Niese pitched 7.6 innings, giving-up just three hits, one earned-run, four walks, while striking-out eight batters. Even though Jose Reyes was held hitless, his teammates picked-up the slack. Justin Turner, Carlos Beltran, Angel Pagan, and Ruben Tejada all had multi-hit games. Dan Murphy, Angel Pagan, Jason Pridie, and Ruben Tejada all chipped in a RBI each. Despite struggling in his last few outings, Francisco Rodriguez closed the door on the Brew Crew with a scoreless 1.3 performance for his eighteenth save. The Mets are now sitting at 30-32 on the season.
METS GAME HIGHLIGHTS:
- Jonathon Niese notched his fifth win of 2011 with a 7.6 inning, three hit, one earned-run, four walk, and eight strike-out performance. Niese is 3-1 with a 1.34 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, and 3.00 K/BB over his past five outings.
- Angel Pagan went 2-4 with a triple, walk, RBI, run-scored, and stolen-base.
- Carlos Beltran delivered two singles, a run-scored, and a walk.
- Dan Murphy chipped in his twentieth RBI of 2011 with a single. He also drew a walk and stole a base.
- Jason Pridie got the start in leftfield over Jason Bay, and slapped a RBI-single.
- Justin Turner upped his season average to .295 with two singles, while also scoring a run, and stealing his fourth base.
- Francisco Rodriguez collected his eighteenth save with 1.3 scoreless innings. He also has twenty-five finished games.
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