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Swept Away: Mets Pummel Pirates for Seventh Straight

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Mets defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates by the score of 8-4 at Citifield today, and they completed their three game obliteration of the Pirates, outscoring the feeble opponents by a 25-8 margin.

The win was the Mets’ seventh straight, and they are just red hot right now.

Eight men in the starting lineup had at least one hit, and leading the way with two hits a piece was Jose Reyes, Luis Castillo, and Omir Santos. Castillo, Beltran, and Santos also led the way with two RBIs each.

The Pirates actually started the scoring today with a Nate McClouth sacrifice fly and a Robinson Diaz RBI single, but Livan Hernandez hung in there and got the Mets through the sixth inning with no further damage.

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