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Omir-Acle for the Mets: Santos’ Homer in the Ninth Pushes New York Past Boston

Published by on May 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Whew! My adrenaline is pumping! What a game—a possible World Series preview with so much hype. The Saturday night game in Boston definitely lived up to that hype in a 3-2 Mets victory thanks to a two-run home run by Omir Santos in the top of the ninth inning.

An amazing pitching matchup between Josh Beckett and Mike Pelfrey. Both pitchers really turned it on. They both made very few mistakes. Both gave up their only runs in the game in the first. An unearned run for Beckett in the first to give the Mets a 1-0 lead early, and Pelfrey gave up two on an RBI single from Kevin Youkilis. 

The score of 2-1 stayed for a long time; both pitchers turned it on after the first inning and looked unhittable. It was bec...

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