Mets 7 – Pirates 2 August 20, 2010

New York Mets batter Chris Carter follows the flight of his three-run home run off of Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Kevin Millwood in the first inning of their MLB interleague baseball game in Baltimore, Maryland June 13, 2010.  REUTERS/Joe Giza (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL) Mets had an offensive explosion in support of Mike Pelfrey. It’s hard to remember the last time the Mets put up 7 runs in a game. Pelfrey had a pretty good game going 8 innings and giving up only 1 earned run. He started very strong and then struggled a bit in the middle innings before finishing strong.

I was completely shocked that the Mets had 15 hits and 1 walk. Oddly, this kind of game came with Chris Carter hitting cleanup. Carter came through going 2 for 4 with a home run and 2 RBI’s. Jose Reyes and David Wright had 3 hits apiece. With 15 hits just about everyone got in on the action.

It’s a nice way to start a series for two teams that are out of the race.

Box score

Author: Dave Doyle

Frequently disappointed Mets fan

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