Mets still 47-28 after 75 games
While Pedro Martinez tended to his garden and dogs, and Jose Reyes went hitless merely because no game was there to play, the Phillies went on an emotional merry-go-round Monday, in a 12-inning Papi-engineered loss.
Thus, as has happened a few times this season, without any work by the Mets, their magic number still took a hit, dropping to …
That’s over not just Philly, but Florida, which trails the Mets by 12 games in the loss column. The Phillies also trail by 12 in the division, the Mets’ biggest lead of the season and easily the biggest lead of any division pacer.