Isn’t it great when Mike Pelfrey pitches well? Big Pelf hurled a complete game almost shut-out, giving-up just five hits, one earned-run (solo shot to Mark Trumbo), zero walks, and five strikeouts. The Mets offense thankfully supported Pelfrey’s masterpiece. Carlos Beltran connected for a two-run homerun, and chipped-in three RBI total. Jason Bay and Justin Turner had a RBI of their own to boot. Aside from another Justin Turner error, the Mets played about as perfect as it gets. The team is a game below .500 (a very familiar disposition).
METS GAME HIGHLIGHTS:
- Mike Pelfrey pitched nine innings, giving-up just five hits, one earned-run, zero walks, while striking-out five batters. It was his fourth win of 2011. More importantly, Pelf has posted a 2.04 ERA, 0.59 WHIP, and 13.00 K/BB in his last three outings. Yes, he has not walked a single batter during that period.
- Jose Reyes went 1-3 with two runs-scored, a walk, and two stolen bases. Reyes now has 26 stolen bases.
- Justin Turner smacked a RBI-single, scored a run, and drew a walk. The second baseman also made his third error.
- Carlos Beltran went 2-4, including a two-run homerun. Beltran has three total RBI, bumping him up to 43 for the season.
- Dan Murphy collected his 11th double of 2011.
- Angel Pagan stole his 11th base, and also recorded a single, walk, and run-scored.
- Jason Bay smacked two singles, and had one of the game’s five RBI. Bay has a four-game hitting streak. Interestingly enough, three of those four games have been multi-hit contests.
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