In Mets news tonight, New York Mets star Curtis Granderson finished off a ninth-inning rally on Friday night with a walk-off RBI single, as the Mets beat the Miami Marlins, 4-3.
This comes as a breath of fresh air for Granderson, who was pulled out of the cleanup spot due to a .141 batting average coming into Friday night.
Granderson stung the ball past Marlins' first baseman Garrett Jones, giving Marlins' closer Steve Cishek the loss. Per ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin, "Cishek, a sidearm-thrower who pounds lefties with backdoor sliders with heavy sink, had entered the game having converted 33 straight save attempts -- the longest active streak in the majors."
After the win, which puts the Mets at three games over .500 for the first time all season, Granderson received a whipped cream pie to the face -- rather than the shaving cream alternative --
“I’ve heard that the shaving cream one hurts, so I’m glad that they didn’t do that,” said Granderson, who was hitless in four at-bats on Friday before sending the Mets home a winner.