Fistbump to Bobby Parnell since he doesn't get credit for anything else from a seven-inning gem. * Mets Walk-up Win (bottom of the 8th) #172 was the Mets fourth of the season, their first since August 1, when Angel Pagan hit a walk-up grand slam to beat the Diamondbacks. * The four walk-up wins matches their total from the 2008 season. * It was the Mets first walk-up win over the Cubs in 15 years. Their last was April 14, 1994, when Jeff Kent hit a two-run eighth-inning homer to beat the Cubs, 10-9. * It was the third time the Mets got a walk-up win by a 6-2 score, the first since beating the Dodgers on July 19, 1991. * It was the second time this season that Fernando Tatis had the game-winning walk-up RBI. He also had the walk-up grand slam against the Rockies on July 27. * Cory Sullivan became the 346th different player in Mets history to hit a home run. It was regular season home run #5,994. * The Mets have won their last 17 games in which their starting pitcher has pitch
A blog devoted to cataloguing New York Mets walk-offs and other trivia. For those unaware of the definition of walk-off just replace the term with the words "game-ending" and you should have a much better understanding of the phrase.