Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Mets: We Take 'em Any Way We Can Get 'em

The Mets beat the A's in 13 innings by a score of 3-2, and won their first walk-off of the season.

  • Justin Turner was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 13th inning, forcing in the winning run. Turner also had an RBI single in the eighth inning.
  • R.A. Dickey went eight very strong innings, giving up one run on just three hits, while striking out nine and walking one.
  • Lucas Duda got the Mets on the board in the second inning with an RBI single.
  • Francisco Rodriguez blew the save, giving up a single to Conor Jackson in the ninth.
  • Jose Reyes, who was 0-8 at the plate so far in the series, hit his 13th triple of the season in the eighth inning. He finished the night going 2-6 at the plate.

Next up: The Mets close out their series with the A's Thursday afternoon. Chris Capuano takes the mound against Graham Godfrey. Game time is 1:10 p.m.

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