GAME 2 RECAP: Mets Lose Close One, 3-2


Ah, so close. After properly handling the Pirates in Game 1, the Pirates fended off the mighty Mets in Game 2. R.A. Dickey pitched well again, hurling eight innings, giving-up eight hits, three earned-runs, two walks, while striking-out four batters.  The Mets offense collected a whopping ten hits–mostly against starter James McDonald–but left nine runners on-base–resulting in just two runs. The Mets momentum towards reaching .500 is slightly stagnated now.

METS GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Jose Reyes went 2-5 with a run-scored, but was also caught stealing.
  • Ruben Tejada, batting in the second hole, continued his hitting ways. The young infielder went 2-4 with a walk, and a run-scored.
  • Carlos Beltran smacked two singles, chipped in a RBI, and stole his first base of 2011.
  • Dan Murphy picked-up a RBI and his fifth stolen-base.
  • R.A. Dickey pitched eight solid innings, giving-up eight hits, three earned-runs, two walks, and four strikeouts. It was his seventh loss of the season, though he hardly deserved it.

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