Strasburg, Nats Beat Mets
Citi Field Getting Smaller, AgainMired in a streak of six straight losing seasons and hoping to boost offense, the New York Mets are moving in their fences at Citi Field for the second time.
Mo MVP, AL Wins All-Star Game
That Thing You Missed: July 24 -July 30
Mets Win Home OpenerJohan Santana pitched five innings of two-hit ball in his long-awaited return from shoulder surgery and David Wright hit an RBI single to lead the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves 1-0 in their season opener Thursday.
Hamels Finds His Groove, Phils Beat Mets, 5-2Held down by Mets starter Mike Pelfrey most of the night, the Philadelphia Phillies never doubted they were due for a rally. Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels finally beat a familiar nemesis, pitching Philadelphia past the slumping New York Mets 5-2 on Saturday.