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Mets Finally Clicking: Rise Into First Place With Sixth Straight Win

Published by on May 9, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

When Mike Gonzalez retired Ryan Howard for the final out of the Braves vs. Phillies game, it represented an exciting moment for Mets' fans everywhere; rising to first place.

Yes first place; the Mets have finally pulled themselves into the top spot in the National League East.

The Mets this afternoon defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-1 for their sixth straight win, and impressive one in that eclipsing their highs in runs and hits.

The Mets were given a great start by John Maine whose only mistake was an inside fastball that Pirates' pitcher Paul Maholm hit over the Modell's sign in right field.

I'm sure that Jerry Manuel enjoyed watching his team win by a considerable margin without him in th...

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