Games 86: Pitcher & Position Player of The Game: Harvey Day Marathon

Mets fans look so forward to Harvey Day. Technically Mets game them two games worth in one.

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Game 86: Matt Harvey

Mets won a 15 inning marathon, their second 15 inning game in 5 days…….in San Francisco………..after a cross country flight from Milwaukee…………with no off day………….I’m tired for them.

Matt Harvey was off for much of the night, struggling to put away hitters in front of All-Star Game Manager Bruce Bochy, who will decide if Harvey will start the game. To Harvey’s credit, he plodded through throwing 121 pitches in seven innings, allowing three runs a walk and striking out six.

Did I mention he pitched like that with a bruise finger? Cause he did all that with a bruised finger. This kid just keeps impressing.

 

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Game 86: Eric Young Jr.

Young gets the nod cause he manufactured a run in the top of the 16th that proved to be the game winner. With one out Young Jr had a single, stole second, and then got to third on a Daniel Murphy ground out. After an intentional walk to Wright, Recker grounded to Giants Shortstop Brandan Crawford who errored, resulting in a run. Young’s speed got him in a position to capitalize on a Giant Giants mistake.

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Pitcher of the Game Scoreboard:

Matt Harvey: 16

Jeremy Hefner: 13

Jonathan Niese: 9

Dillon Gee: 9

Shaun Marcum: 6

Bobby Parnell: 5

Greg Burke: 4

David AArdsma:3

Scott Atchinson: 3

LaTroy Hawkins: 3

Brandon Lyon: 3

Josh Edgin: 2

Jeurys Familia: 2

Scott Rice: 2

Carlos Torres: 2

Zack Wheeler: 2

Rob Carson: 1

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Position Player of the Game Scoreboard:

David Wright: 15

Daniel Murphy: 10

Marlon Byrd: 9

John Buck: 9

Kirk Nieuwenhuis: 5

Ike Davis: 4

Lucas Duda: 4

Josh Satin: 4

Reuben Tejada: 4

Juan Lagares: 3

Omar Quintanilla: 3

Anthony Recker: 3

Rick Ankiel: 2

Mike Baxter: 2

Colin Cowgill: 2

Justin Turner: 2

Jordany Valdespin: 2

Andrew Brown: 1

Eric Young Jr.: 1

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Special Thanks to Sean Engel for the Kiner’s Korner Pitcher and Position Player of the Game graphics. You can follow him on twitter with the handle @SeanEngel05

Posted by Robert Z

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