August 29th - Mets 11, Phillies 3

Carlos TorresThursday afternoon at Citi Field the Mets clinched a split of their 4 games series with the Phillies as they beat up on the Phils 11-3.  The Mets jumped all over Ethan Martin and the Phils bullpen for 11 runs on 11 hits. The Mets scored 1 in the 3rd  2 in the 4th , 1 in the 5th, 2 in the 6th,4 times in the 7th   and 1 in the 9th to complete the laugher.  The hitting stars were Eric Young Jr. who went 3 for 5 with a triple, 2 runs scored and 3 rbi, Daniel Murphy went 4 for 5 with a run scored and 2 rbi, newly recalled Anthony Recker has a nice game with this 6th homer on the year 3 runs scored and 2 rbi, Anthony Brown  went 2 for 4 with his 5th homer and 2 rbi.  On the mound  Carlos Torres got the start was solid, going 6 2/3 innings 4 hits 1 run (earned) he walked none and struck out 6, he gets the win he improves to 3-2 on the year. Scott Rice, Gonzalez German, Pedro Feliciano and  LaTroy Hawkins  finished up. The Phils got to Germen for their final 2 runs. With the win the Mets improve to 60-72 on the year and 28-38 at Citi Field. Friday night the Mets visit DC for a weekend series. Dillon Gee (9-9  3.69) looks for win #10.  Jordan Zimmerman (15-7  3.32) goes for Washington. https://www.facebook.com/MetsForum


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