Archive: August 24th, 2008

Mets Game 131: Loss to Astros

Astros 6 Mets 4

A tough loss to swallow.

As usual, the Mets scored first, jumping out to a 2-0 lead on a two-run homer by Carlos Beltran in the initial inning. Fernando Tatis drew a bases-loaded walk in the third to make it 3-zip, but Oliver Perez allowed the Astros to tie it up in the fourth. Beltran blasted another homer, this time a solo shot in the fifth, to put the Mets back ahead. However,