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Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched six solid innings in a spot start and helped the clutch hitting-deprived Mets with an RBI single, Bobby Abreu added a run-scoring double in a rare chance to play and New York salvaged a doubleheader split with a 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits and three RBIs in his season debut, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings in a combined three-hitter and the New York Mets routed the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks 9-0 Tuesday night.
Zack Wheeler pitched effectively, New York’s hitters lashed balls all over Chase Field and the Mets walked away with a much-needed win.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
McCarthy pitched seven sturdy innings in his second start off the DL, but the Diamondbacks failed on numerous scoring opportunities in a 4-1 loss to the New York Mets on Saturday.
By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) _ Paul Goldschmidt homered to the opposite field with one out in the ninth inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the New York […]
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Randall Delgado outpitched Matt Harvey for his first major league win in more than a year, and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a five-game skid with […]
By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Josh Satin and the New York Mets were determined not to lose another long game at Citi Field, especially one that had pushed past 5 […]
By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Cody Ross hit a go-ahead single in the 12th inning, Eric Chavez followed with a three-run double against his former team and the Arizona Diamondbacks […]