Discussion

David Wright, Carlos Beltran fall flat

Veteran duo does little on crucial six-game road trip, which ends with loss in Philly

Updated: August 9, 2010, 12:34 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PHILADELPHIA -- The kids are here. Now what about the adults?

David Wright and Carlos Beltran combined to go 5-for-45 with two RBIs on a critical six-game trip for the New York Mets, as the week that included the promotions of prospects Fernando Martinez and Ruben Tejada ended with a 6-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.

The Mets went 2-4 during their trip to Atlanta and Philadelphia and again dipped under .500 for the season; they're ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Ike Is Out
    Ike Davis has been traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for relief pitcher Zack Thornton.
  • Complete Control
    The Rangers dominated the Flyers in Game 1 thanks to superior stickhandling and skill.
  • Bracing For The Worst
    Mike Woodson's fate will likely be announced next week -- and he's expecting bad news.
  • You Gotta Be Kidding
    Jason Kidd bristled over speculation the Nets tanked to face the Raptors.
  • Role Reversal
    The Yankees' makeshift infield boosted the team and CC with a triple play.

ALSO SEE

MORE MLB HEADLINES