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Mets Game 45: Loss to Padres

Padres 11 Mets 5

This was supposed to be the beginning of an easy, breezy weekend at home. The Mets were hosting one of MLB’s worst offensive ballclubs — and one that was further decimated by injuries to the few legitimate MLBers on their roster. To boot, the starting pitcher facing them had been released earlier in the year by a team whose staff is below average. However, this “easy” series did not begin as expected — much the opposite, in fact.


Mets Game 122: Loss to Padres

Padres 6 Mets 1

In a big park like Petco, where homeruns aren’t seen too often and line drives can frequently find gaps, defense and fundamentals are of utmost importance. Looking at the final score, can you guess which team did a better job of executing?