Giants making quick work of Mets

Skidding team finally scores a few runs, just in time for the starting pitching to falter

Updated: July 18, 2010, 2:25 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- The best thing about the second half of the New York Mets' season so far? It's going quickly.

Thursday's time of game: 131 minutes.

Friday's: 133 minutes.

Saturday's: 167 minutes.

That'll tend to happen when you open the second half with 24 scoreless innings, the longest drought by the franchise since July 24-28, 1992.

Rookie first baseman Ike Davis' two-run homer that glanced off a spectator and landed in the water ...

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