The Mets with there dink and dunk lineup beat the powerhouse Rangers for the second day in a row by the score of 8-5. The Mets didnt have any home runs against the Rangers but amassed another huge hit attack with 14 hits . Jose Reyes had another great game with 4 hits including his 14th triple of the year. His average now is at .341.
Dillon Gee didn't have great stuff again but was able to limit the Rangers to 3 runs over 6 innings. Of course K Rod had to make it interesting in the 9th by allowing the first couple of hitters to smack him around for 2 runs. Beato,Byrdak and Izzy pitched 2 innings combined of no run no hit ball.
Every starter had a hit except for MR Masher jason Bay who went 0-5 with a RBI. Daniel Murphy had a real good game with 3 hits and Beltran had a 2 rbi day.
The Mets head to Detroit at .500 with 6 teams ahead of them in the wild card race. The Mets are 4.5 against the Braves. 7 teams are within 5 games of the Braves lead.
Mets box score