Starting from June 12-14 the Mets continued their road trip against the Tampa Bay Rays for a 3 game set. The Mets swept the Rays as Mets starter R.A. Dickey got a 1 hitter on June 13 by getting an unearned run on a David Wright error. Here is the series recap.

Game 1Edit

The Mets won to a score of 11-2 and broke out big in the 7th inning by scoring 6 runs on a Ike Davis 3 run homerun which broke the game open. Here are the notes of the game.


  • Chris Young got his first win as he pitched 5 2/3 innings as he allowed 2 runs.
  • Ike Davis hit a 3 run homerun in the 7th inning.

Game 2Edit

The Mets continued their stretch as the beat the Rays 9-1. R.A. Dickey pitched the second one hitter of his career. However the run came in when Wright made an error while trying to make a bare handed play which was also scored as a hit. For more on the one hit bid see Dickey One Hits Rays. Here are the notes of the game.


  • Dickey pitched all 9 innings. He retired 22 batters as he struck out 12 (career high) batters. His scoreless streak ended at 32 2/3 innings (Mets Record).
  • He is now 10-1 with the most wins in baseball.
  • The Mets were 7 for 14 with runners in scoring position, as six different hitters drove in runs.

Game 3Edit

The Mets went on to sweep the Rays by winning to a score of 9-6. The Mets jumped out early as Kirk Nieuwenhuis had his first 2 homerun game of his career.


  • Johan Santana gave up 4 runs, 4 walks, and 6 hits in 5 plus innings of work.
  • Kirk had the first homerun in a solo shot in the 1st and a 2 run shot in the 4th.
  • Jon Rauch retired 3 batters he faced after coming into the 6th inning with the bases loaded and no outs.
  • The Rays loaded the bases to bring the winning run up to the plate in the ninth inning.
  • The Mets swept an American League opponent for just the third time since the start of inter-league play.

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