The only tough part about all this winning is that it's hard to give everyone the credit they deserve.
In last night's 4-3 win over the Marlins, contributions from some players who haven't gotten nearly enough space in my daily cards got the job done in a big way and earned the Mets their eight straight win.
It's the third winning streak this season of 7-or-more games.
Are you kidding me?
Cespedes hit another home run last night - but that's hardly news at this point - upping his total to 17 with the Mets. The guy is sick. Crazy, crazy, crazy good, and I'm running out of superlatives.
Logan Verrett, starting for the second time in place of Matt Harvey, didn't pitch quite as well as the first time around (when he went 8 innings and allowed just 1 run), but he was great all the same, allowing 1 run in 5 innings of work. The bullpen took over, despite Sean Gilmartin's 2-run inning, as Robles, Addison Reed and Familia pitched scoreless innings in the 7th, 8th, and 9th.
The Mets were down 3-1 when Uribe hit a two-out double and sent d'Arnaud to the plate. The Mets' catcher has been on fire of late, and it's so exciting to see him healthy. If he can play a full season next year, he's going to be in the All Star game. He's that good.
His 2-run shot tied the ballgame, and then it was left to the Captain David Wright to hit a long, long run-scoring ground-rule double in the following inning to seal the deal.
Another day, another dollar for the Mets.
And just in case you thought 8 was not enough, tonight the Mets send ace Jacob deGrom to the mound against the lowly Marlins.
It just doesn't stop for this team. Each day brings a new prospect of winning. And winning in a new way. One man down, next man up.
Let's go for #9. Why not?
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