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Not only did New York find a way to break up the scoreless innings streak of Zack Greinke, but the revamped squad overcame a blown save by Jeurys Familia to defeat the Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings. Juan Uribe played the hero by driving in the winning run to ensure that the Mets did not waste an outstanding Jacob deGrom start.
Mark Simon breaks down a key at-bat in which Jenrry Mejia struck out Joc Pederson to keep the game tied at 2-2.
The changes that Sandy Alderson has made to the roster this week are already paying off.
The general manager's next move could focus on the bullpen rather than the lineup.
Speaking of the bullpen, Erik Goeddel should begin his rehab assignment soon. The right-hander suffered a strained elbow back in June.
Bobby Parnell has given the relief corps a lift even though his velocity isn't where it used to be.
David Wright technically hasn't started baseball activities yet, but he has "simulated" them.
Around the National League East
Molly Knight has a cute story about current Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez and future Hall of Famer Chipper Jones.
Around Major League Baseball
Mike Trout is your new major league home run leader after he clubbed a solo shot and a grand slam against Texas.
This date in Mets history
Gary Carter was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Also, that time the Mets were from Mercury.