Behind Takahashi, Mets Shutout Phillies Again

Posted: 26th May 2010 by Sammy Makki in MLB
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NEW YORK— For the second consecutive game, the Mets shutout the two-time defending National League champion Phillies. For the second consecutive start, Hisanori Takahashi shined for the Mets. Looking for another home series win, the Mets went about trying to beat the Phillies again and behind Hisanori Takahashi, scored enough runs to win the game. In the second inning, Takahashi was helped out by the 16-foot high fence in left field, as a ball that Phillies left fielder Ben Francisco hit didn't cross the fence. It was only a long double and Takahashi struck out the next hitter Wilson Valdez to keep the Phillies off the scoreboard. The Mets scored a run in their second, as Ike Davis who led off with a double scored on a sacrifice fly by Rod Barajas. In the third, Jose Reyes led off w ...

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