Mets 48-32 after 80 played
Sure, Boston was ugly, and the first night at Yankee Stadium was no prize either. But Saturday as they have so many times over the years, the Mets had the Unit’s number — and it was eight, the amount of runs he coughed up in the Amazin’s 8-3 win. The Phillies and Marlins continue to duke it out for virtual second place, so while Philly is "just" 11 1/2 out, the Mets magic number is actually over the Fish, and that number stands at just …
Tonight (Sunday) in the Bronx the Mets reach the halfway mark of the season.