Wet Mets avoid unenviable road feat

Rainy win means Mets won't go entire season without winning league series on road

Updated: August 22, 2010, 12:30 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PITTSBURGH -- Gabby Street, Wid Conroy and 25-game-loser Walter Johnson can exhale. The 1909 Washington Senators remain the last team to go an entire season without winning a road series against a league opponent.

It took until Game No. 123, but the 2010 New York Mets ensured they would not duplicate that feat. The Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 in a rain-shortened game Saturday at PNC Park to clinch the series.

Left-hander Jon Niese limited his opponent to one ...

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