Mets Game 123: Win Over Pirates

Mets 5 Pirates 1

Jonathon Niese threw a complete game and David Wright blasted a 3-run homer to lead the Mets to a convincing victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in International League action on Saturday night.

The game was halted after five innings due to embarrassment rain. Since the game ended abruptly, this game recap will also.

Next Mets Game

The Mets and Pirates play again on Sunday afternoon at 1:35 pm. Johan Santana faces Zach Duke.

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  1. wohjr August 22, 2010 at 9:39 am
    CAN YOU FEEL THE EXCITEMENT! Back to back wins baby!!
  2. Anthony August 22, 2010 at 5:00 pm
    Can anyone tell me how to modify a photo so as to change the cap and jersey that the player is wearing in the photo?

    I’m not familiar with this technology, so I thought somebody reading these comments might be able to assist….