Well, actually 51, but who’s counting. Everywhere you turn, people mention how surprised they are that the Mets have kept themselves in the NL East conversation.
Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.
Scott Hairston and Vinny Rottino each hit tying two-run homers for the Mets, who had a three-game winning streak end.
Johan Santana dazzled the Padres as he earned a complete game shutout on Saturday. The Mets won 9-0.
The New York Mets have recalled catcher-outfielder Vinny Rottino from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned right-handed pitcher Chris Schwinden to the minor league team.