When the Miami Marlins needed to dispatch a backup catcher to deliver a message to the bullpen in person, they probably figured this would be a strange game.
Ike Davis hit his 32nd homer and Scott Hairston got his 20th Wednesday to help the New York Mets win their season finale by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2.
Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.
It’s taken seven years of hard work and a little help from a documentary film maker, but Tuesday night at Marlins Park, Adam Greenberg finally got his one at bat in the Major Leagues.
R.A. Dickey earned his 19th victory with a strong performance, Jason Bay and Scott Hairston homered and the New York Mets barely held on in the ninth inning for their second straight home win, 4-3 over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
R.A. Dickey’s chances of an NL Cy Young Award may have taken a hit with back-to-back losses, though it’s mostly no fault of his own.
The Mets are hoping rookie Jeremy Hefner can keep them rolling with another dazzling effort as they go for a sixth win in seven games Saturday night against the Marlins.
R.A. Dickey pitched a five-hit shutout for his 17th win, Ike Davis backed him with a home run and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Friday night.
The Miami Marlins had the chance to sweep the New York Mets and have shortstop Jose Reyes extend his hitting streak to 27 games. Unfortunately, neither one of those came true Thursday.
The Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be held Tuesday and plenty is riding on the midsummer classic from bragging rights to home-field advantage in the 2012 World Series.