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* Walk-off loss #379 was the Mets 8th walk-off loss of the season, their second against the Phillies.

* It was the 3rd-longest walk-off loss by innings in Mets-Phillies history. The two longer ones were the 15-inning game on August 11, 1994 (the final game of the season, thanks to a work stoppage) and the 14-inning game of April 12, 1986, which inspired the reference in the Seinfeld episode, guest starring Keith Hernandez. The Phillies had never had a 13-inning walk-off win against the Mets prior to this game.

* It's the third walk-off loss of the season in which Pedro Martinez was the starting pitcher.

* If Brian Schneider had been able to handle Damion Easley's relay throw in the ninth inning, it would have been a conclusion similar to that of Game 2 of a Mets-Phillies doubleheader on September 26, 1975, in which the Mets won by throwing Tim McCarver out as the tying run at home plate, on Felix Millan's relay of Rusty Staub's throw.

* In the oddest statistical quirk in a day of odd statistical quirks, how about this stat? In his Mets career, Pedro Martinez has gotten a no-decision on the road 10 times (beginning with the first start of his Mets career, in Cincinnati). The Mets are 0-10 in those games.

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Amanda said…
I was there! Good game played by both teams.

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