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Series Recap: Mets Sweep Diamondbacks!

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Winning sure is sweet–especially when you win three games and sweep a team. And that’s just what the New York Mets did. In each of the past three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Mets pitching and offense clicked. The three wins knocked the Mets record up to 9-13.

GAME 1 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Mike Pelfrey won his first game of the season. He pitched seven innings, giving up five hits, one earned-run, two walks, and four strikeouts.
  • Francisco Rodriguez saved his third game of the season with a scoreless inning, one walk, and two strikeouts.
  • Jason Isringhausen lowered his ERA to 1.93 with a scoreless inning.
  • David Wright drew two walks, scored a run, and stole his third base of the year.
  • Jason Bay went 1-4 with a double.
  • Carlos Beltran recorded a RBI-single and a walk.
  • Ike Davis hit a two-run home-run, his third of the season.

GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Dillon Gee pitched six innings, giving up five hits, two earned-runs, one walk, and five strikeouts. It was his second win of the season.
  • Pedro Beato pitched another scoreless inning. He has still yet to allow an earned-run in 2011.
  • Francisco Rodriguez notched his fourth save.
  • Jose Reyes went 2-4, with a walk, and two runs scored.
  • Dan Murphy went 2-5 with two RBI.
  • David Wright stole his fourth base of the season.
  • Jason Bay smacked his first home-run of the season, and went 2-4 with three RBI, and a run scored.
  • Justin Turner hit a pinch-hit double. He also scored a run.

GAME 3 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Jon Niese won his first game of the season, pitching seven innings, allowed six hits, two earned-runs, two walks, and striking out three.
  • David Wright hit two home-runs, knocked in three RBI, scored three runs, and stole a base.
  • Carlos Beltran went 2-4 with a double, walk, and two runs scored.
  • Jason Bay went 1-3 with two walks.
  • Ike Davis continued his hot streak, going 2-3 with a double, RBI, run scored, an two walks. Could this be attributed to the return of Bay?
  • Jason Pridie, who was just called up from Triple-A on Friday, hit a three-run home-run.
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