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Swing And Miss: Cubs 5, Mets 3

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.368 Cory Sullivan's on-base percentage

66 Percentage of Rich Harden's outs recorded via strikeout

26 Mets games remaining in 2009

23 Percentage of swinging strikes induced by Rich Harden

18 Nelson Figueroa strikeouts in last two starts (13 innings)

17 Nelson Figueroa strikeouts in previous nine appearances (25 innings)

15 Percentage of swinging strikes induced by Nelson Figueroa

10 Mets left on base

9 Combined strikeouts by Mets' first three hitters

4 Hits by Josh Thole in his first nine big league at-bats

Haiku by Howard Megdal

Sullivan's new show
is home runs; Lee's pair shows us
Classic never dies

Swag Contest

Swag contest results can be found here and the next game's swag form already available. You can read more about the swag contest here.

SB Nation Coverage

* Traditional Recap
* Boxscore
* Amazin' Avenue Gamethread
* Bleed Cubbie Blue Gamethread

Win Probability Added

Big winners: Cory Sullivan, +16.9% WPA, Jeremy Reed, +7.1% WPA
Big losers: Nelson Figueroa, -19.8% WPA, Daniel Murphy, -15.4% WPA
Teh aw3s0mest play: Pagan RBI single in seventh, +12.1% WPA
Teh sux0rest play: Lee two-run homerun in fifth, -25.2% WPA
Total pitcher WPA: -22.9% WPA
Total batter WPA: -27.1% WPA
GWRBI!: Derrek Lee

Game Thread Roll Call

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

Num Name # of Posts
1 KeithsMoustache 54
2 blueandorange4life 41
3 metsguy234 29
4 fxcarden 28
5 Jadden Hopkins 27
6 MetsFan4Decades 26
7 Syler 21
8 James Kannengieser 8
9 Kevin H 7
10 clip 4