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Mets turn 5-4-3-2 triple play against Dodgers in 6th

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...because Yasiel Puig. First one the Mets have turned since 2010 and the 11th in team history.

The 11th triple play in Mets history was brought to you by Yasiel Puig.
The 11th triple play in Mets history was brought to you by Yasiel Puig.
Harry How

It's turned out to be a pretty eventful day for the Mets as they looked to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Dodgers.

First, David Wright left the game with spasms in his neck. Then, there was this.

With New York up 7-2 in the bottom of the 6th, the Dodgers looked to have a no-out threat going with Yasiel Puig on second and Dee Gordon on first, as noted Mets killer Matt Kemp stepped up to the plate. But Kemp grounded to Eric Campbell at third base, who threw to second to start the routine 5-4-3 double play. Two outs with Puig at third and Hanley Ramirez up next, right?

Right, if Puig would have stopped. But he didn't. He kept on running. Take it away, Gary Cohen.

It was the first triple play by the Mets since 2010 (against the Nationals), and the 11th in team history. All brought to you by everyone's favorite Cuban-born outfielder.

Thanks, Yasiel Puig, for helping the Mets achieve some history in what has turned out to be a dismal second half of baseball.