Author: Nathan Mize
The Mets blow a ninth inning lead in the ninth inning to the Marlins. The Mets have lost 4 straight.
Mets Record: 55-55
Game Ball: Angel Pagan
Keys of the game:
Jose Reyes hits a homerun to tie the game at 1 in the third inning.
Justin Turner hits a double in the 5th inning. Marlins lead 2-1.
Chris Capuano scores off of David Wrights ground out RBI. 2-2.
Angel Pagan scores on a sac-fly to give the Mets the lead in the 7th inning, 3-2 Mets.
Jason Bay singles in the 8th inning.
The Marlins load the bases in the top of the ninth.
The Marlins take a 4-3 lead in the top of the ninth by a terrible throw by Justin Turner.
Ronny Paulino walks.
Mike Nickeas grounds into a double play. 2 out.
Jason Pridie strikes out. 3 out.
My Thoughts: Wow. What a heart break. Another game the Mets had the lead in the ninth and errors and bad pitching play a role. There was not much offense and they have lost 4 straight. They need to get out of this skid fast. And learn how to keep leads.