Zack Greinke Wikipedia page says he is owned by Daniel Murphy

Zack Greinke Wikipedia page says he is owned by Daniel Murphy

In one instant, you're fighting for a championship and one swing of the bat away from putting yourself in position to make that happen, and the next instant, you've been ejected from the postseason and the long winter has started. "There may be. This is Jake's third game now on the big stage in a short period of time", Collins said. After advancing to second base on a Lucas Duda walk in the fourth, Murphy kept on running and stole third after noticing nobody was covering the bag because the LA infield had shifted for Duda. "(Jacob), well, I don't know when he can pitch again", Collins said. Daniel Murphy then emerged as a Game 5 hero by clubbing a solo homer off Greinke in the sixth to give the Mets a lead that stood up.

After Justin Turner led off the inning with a double, Ethier followed with a popup to left.

Murphy had three hits off Greinke.

Lester's big numbers on Saturday night were 386 and 431 - the length of the two home runs. Lester's aversion to holding on baserunners was well documented - after not making a single pickoff throw in 2014, he made just four all season - two on April 13 and one apiece on August 13 and September 20, according to STATS.

Noah Syndergaard came in for the Mets in the seventh inning and pitched a scoreless inning. "I'm not the fleetest of foot, but just fast enough for that one".

Since that July 2 game, the Mets have added Yoenis Cespedes, Kelly Johnson, Tyler Clippard and Addison Reed via trades.

Starting, very possibly, with letting go of Don Mattingly.

The move to opt-out will allow the veteran to sign a new deal with any team and baseball experts predict he will fetch in the vicinity of $25-30 million per year for upwards of six years. "It felt like everybody got a piece of this one". Greinke is coming off a terrific season in Southern California with a 19-3 record and a superb 1.66 ERA. It will likely start with Greinke, who has can opt out of his six-year, $147 million contract this offseason.

In front of a raucous crowd of 44,000, however, Harvey displayed the huge talent that first gave Mets fans reason for optimism and made him the choice to start the 2013 All Star game at Citi Field.

Mets: DeGrom (14-8) got the wins in Games 1 and 5 against the Dodgers. Murphy showed how good and professional of a hitter he was by hitting two home runs off Kershaw, and one against Greinke. "Got me right in the triceps", Harvey said.

Another season in the books and the drought continues for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have not won a World Series since 1988.

Los Angeles failed to capitalize with two runners on in both the second and third.

The Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs after losing to the New York Mets in a decisive game 5.

For Mattingly, there was no way "to soften that blow" after the Dodgers were ultimately outplayed by the Mets in their best-of five NL Division Series.

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