Yeah, there were a few missed opportunities. There always is. But, it all boiled down to Jorge Sosa not having it. Brutal.
-Pedro Martinez is on his way to Florida from the Dominican. Maybe by the end of next week he’ll throw in a simulated game.
-Jose Valentin on his timetable: “Right now, weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re looking at September.’’
-With his 18th homer of the season, David Wright has hit in 11 of his last 12 games, batting .354 (17-for-48).
-With a two-run homer, Carlos Beltran leads the Mets with 61 RBI.
Orlando Hernandez (6-4, 2.96) will make his 16th start of the season, and fifth of his career against the Dodgers. Hernandez is 1-2 with a 5.64 ERA lifetime against the Dodgers, including getting hammered when the Mets were here in June, giving up five runs in 5 2/3 innings.