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1969 Regular Season Game 67
June 25, 1969
Phillies 6, Mets 5
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Phillies 2, Mets 0
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Feat Fan
September 8, 2004
The Mets (14) and Phillies (13) set a National League record for ineptitude by striking out 27 times in the first nine innings of a 10-inning game. The Phils win 65 when rookie Dave Watkins triples and scores in the 10th. Watkins, who replaced Cookie Rojas when he was thumbed in the 5th, hits his first ML homer as well. Palmer strikes out nine in four 1/3 innings for Philley, while Nolan Ryan K's 10 in six 1/3 innings.

Bob P
August 20, 2004
The Mets blew a 5-0 lead and lost in ten innings, 6-5. Rookie Dave Watkins tripled with two outs in the tenth and scored on a single by Johnny Briggs. Watkins had also hit his first major league homer off Cal Koonce to tie the game in the eighth inning. The only reason Watkins was in the game was because Phillies 2B Cookie Rojas had been ejected in the fifth inning.

Ed Kranepool had a chance to be a hero but grounded out in the bottom of the tenth with the bases loaded and two outs.

The two teams combined to strike out 27 times in the game...all in the first nine innings, setting an NL record. So half of the outs in the game through nine innings were strikeouts. Nolan Ryan started for the Mets and struck out ten in 6.1 innings; Lowell Palmer was the Phils' starter and he fanned nine in just 4.1 innings



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