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Clutch-Tron: Mets 5, Marlins 4

That. Was. Awesome! It doesn't even matter that Luis Ayala almost blew the whole thing in the bottom of the ninth. This is what you live for. Last at-bat, two outs, nobody on. A couple of singles and a scrappy HBP load the bases. Carlos Beltran strolls to the plate, the import of a tight pennant race and a season's worth of non-clutch blog comments weighing heavily on his mind. Does the patient Beltran take a few pitches to work the count into his favor? No. He doesn't. The count is already in his favor, he remarks to himself. A first-pitch offering from Kevin Gregg is en route, and Beltran shifts his weight and calmly crushes the pitch into the right-field stands. Mets 5, Marlins 2 3 4.

Big winners: Carlos Beltran, +78.1% WPA, Oliver Perez, +7.7% WPA
Big losers: David Wright, -12.4% WPA, Endy Chavez, -12.2% WPA
Teh aw3s0mest play: Clutch-Tron!, +72.4% WPA
Teh sux0rest play: Cantu double in 9th, -14.7% WPA
Total pitcher WPA: +19.9%
Total batter WPA: +30.1%
GWRBI: Carlos Beltran


Game Thread Roll Call

Nice job by BobbyV_Incognito; his effort in the game thread embiggens us all.

Name # of Posts
BobbyV_Incognito 76
Shomov 29
Simons 26
IanB in MD 16
DoctorK16 16
Greenpoint Ian 15
mmxii 12
anonymous 12
itsmetsforme 11
Prince 8
Catsmeat Potter-Pirbright 6
The Beef 4
cjmulrain 4
future 3
johnnyapple 3
LOUtheMETfan 2
kingcritical 2
Fucilli5 2
JoshNY 1