Mets waste chances, fall to 3-7

A strong outing for Perez dissolves into defeat thanks to Lopez's grand slam

Updated: April 17, 2010, 2:04 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

ST. LOUIS -- Left-hander Pedro Feliciano had set consecutive franchise records for relief appearances the past two seasons. Yet the most durable pitcher in the New York Mets' bullpen could not be summoned by manager Jerry Manuel on Friday night with the bases loaded and one out and the Mets clinging to a one-run lead in the seventh inning.

Feliciano was in the visitors clubhouse at Busch Stadium, where he required intravenous fluids for a stomach ailment and "looked like death," according ...

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