Saturday, August 8, 2015

And the train kept a rolling...METS 2½ Games Up!


What a great game! What a great comeback! Three times!

Juan Uribe and Daniel Murphy homered for New York, who are now 4-0 on the most crucial road trip (6 games) of the season. Uribe tied it in the 7th and after losing the lead Murphy tied it in the 8th. Again the Rays scored a run to go ahead 3-2, but the Mets mounted a final comeback in the 9th.
Michael Conforto hit a game tying double and WIlmer Flores had the go ahead bloop single to right.

The Washington Nationals lost and the Mets now have a 2 ½ game lead.
New York has won 7 consecutive games.

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>Mets: 3B David Wright (spinal stenosis) could start a rehab assignment Monday. 

>OF Michael Cuddyer (left knee) could return this weekend. He went 0 for 3 with an intentional walk in a rehab game for Class A St. Lucie and played nine innings in right field.

>LHP Steven Matz (left lat muscle) will throw off a mound next week. 

>Collins doesn't know what the hell is going on with RHP Rafael Montero (right shoulder).

>The Mets sent minor league RHP Dawrin Frias to Oakland as the player to be named in Tuesday's trade that brought LHP Eric O'Flaherty to New York.

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