Gee Dazzles In 4-3 Win As Mets Complete Sweep Of The O’s
The Mets improved to 38-32 after completing a three-game sweep of the Orioles with a thrilling 4-3 victory tonight in Citi Field.
Dillon Gee started and delivered his best performance of the season tossing 7.1 innings and allowing just two runs on three hits and two walks while striking out nine. Gee was in command and had his changeup working, but his only mistake was one bad pitch that Wilson Betemit blasted for a two-run home run in the eighth inning. Going into that frame he had held the O’s to just one hit through seven. Gee earned his fifth win and now has a 1.24 WHIP and 4.27 ERA for the season. Nice job…
In the ninth inning, Frank Francisco made things nerve-wracking when he loaded the bases, walked in a run, and got into all sorts of trouble. But he was able to bear down and get the final out to record his 17th save of the season.
The Mets got on the board in the 4th inning on an RBI single by Mike Nickeas. They scored three more runs later in the game on a pair of RBI doubles by Scott Hairston and David Wright, and a fielders choice by Ike Davis that scored Wright.
Wright had a big night going 3-4 with a run scored and an RBI, and took over the NL lead in batting with a .358 mark.
All in all, another nice win to complete the sweep and after an off day tomorrow. the Yankees come to Citi Field for the Subway Series 2.0. Jon Niese takes on Andy Pettitte. LGM!
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