Mike Pelfrey was nearly perfect over seven innings tonight against the San Francisco Giants. He only gave up three hits and no walks with five strikeouts. Pelfrey was throwing a curveball tonight that he’s rarely thrown in the past. It was working too. He was in complete control tonight.
Carlos Beltran got the offense started with a three run homer in the first inning off Tim Lincecum. Beltran was 3 for 4 with 4 RBI’s. Carlos Delgado added a solo shot in the sixth inning. Fernando Tatis also hit a solo homer in the eighth.
The Mets have won four in a row and go to two games over .500. The Phillies lost tonight to move the Mets to 1.5 games behind.