With last night’s win, the Mets pulled to an even .500 (19-19) on the road – they have won six of their last eight road games.
Lat night marked the Mets ninth shutout of the season, third best behind the Angels and Giants.
The rotation’s 3.48 ERA is fourth best in the majors.
R.A. Dickey became the fifth pitcher in team history to win ten straight decisions with his victory last night, the last being Johan Santana – he wont ten straight from July 9, 2008 – April 6, 2009. The others were Tom Seaver, Dwight Gooden, and Terry Leach.
Dickey is the third pitcher in team history to earn 12 wins before July 1 – Tom Seaver (1969, 1970) did it twice and Bobby Jones (1997) are the other two.
Johan Santana has a 1.95 ERA in day games, is tied for third in the Majors with two complete games, and seventh in the National League in opponents’ batting average against.
David Wright has assumed the Major League lead with a .359 batting average. His .452 ob-base percentage is second base in the Majors.
Wright and Jose Bautista are the only players in the game with 50 RBI, 50 runs scored, and 45 or more walks.
The Mets’ 171 runs scored with two outs is tied with the Rangers for the most in the game.