Discussion

Mets make somebody else look bad

'Pathetic' offense is prolific when matched against perennially poor Pirates club

Updated: August 20, 2010, 11:38 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PITTSBURGH -- Pathetic. Embarrassing.

Take your pick.

And no, neither is a reference to the New York Mets this time.

A day after the Mets mustered three hits in Houston and manager Jerry Manuel labeled his team's hitting "pathetic," the Mets found a cure for their woes in the Pittsburgh Pirates.

In only his third career start as a cleanup hitter, Chris Carter homered, had two RBIs and scored twice. The Mets had their largest scoring output in ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

ALSO SEE