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Wednesday September 13th: In this game, Florida went out ahead in the 4th 2-0. Then the Mets came from behind in the 6th to lead 3-2. Then the Marlins went ahead with two in the 6th to go ahead 4-3, then the Mets tied it in the 9th, and it remained 4-4 and went into extra innings. No one scored in the 10th, but in the top of the 11th, the Mets came from behind with three runs to go ahead 7-4, and Billy Wagner held on for the save. This is a zig zag pattern in scoring, or “see-saw battle.”
In this pattern, the Mets came from behind to tie once and to go ahead twice.
Here is a study of Mets scoring strategies and patterns since August 1st, going backwards from today to August 1st. In that period of time, the Mets came from behind in 16 games! Of those 16, the Mets won 13 and lost 3.
Tuesday September 12th:
Florida scored in the first to go ahead 2-0, then 4-0. The Mets got one in the 7th, then came from behind to go ahead 5-4, then 6-4. They came from behind once in this game to win.
Monday September 11th
16-5 game. The Dodgers led the whole game.
Sunday, September 10th
The Dodgers went ahead 9 – 0 before the Mets scored their one. They never held the lead.
Saturday September 9th
The Mets took the lead 1-0 in the second, then the Dodgers went ahead 2-1 in he 6th, then the Mets came back with two to go ahead 3-2 in the bottom of the 6th and that was the final score. A Zig zag, Mets lose lead then come from behind.
Friday September 8th,
The Dodgers went ahead 2-0 in the first, the 4 then 5 to nothing. No come from behind.
Thursday September 7th
Mets took a 2-0 lead in the first, then 3-0, then won 7-0. Score early, hold lead.
Wednesday September 6th
Atlanta scored first in the 2nd, 1-0, then the Mets came from behind to tie, the went ahead 3-1 then 4-1.
Come from behind to tie then gradually win.
Second half of doubleheader
The Mets scored in the first and went ahead 2-0,then 6-0 then 8-0 which was the final score.
Score early and hold lead.
Monday, Sept 4th; Braves went ahead 2-0 in the 3rd, then added 3 more gradually. Mets never held lead.
Sunday, September 3rd Mets and Braves scoreless through 5 1/2. Mets go ahead 1-0 then 2-0, hold lead. Pitcher’s duel, then score first and hold.
Saturday, September 2nd Mets go ahead of Houston 2-0 in 4th, then its 2-1, then 3-1 then 3-2, then 4-2 and then the closer. Score first (tho not early in this case) and keep one step ahead to the finish line.
Friday September 1st Mets score first, go ahead 2-0 in 2nd, then 3-0, then Houston comes from behind to take lead 5-3, then Mets go ahead 6-5 in to of 5th, then Houston comes from behind to tie in the bottom of the 5th. It remains 6-6 until the Mets go ahead 8-6 in the 8th. Houston scores 1 to make it close, 8-7, but Mets hold on.
Score first, increase lead, opponent takes lead, Mets come from behind to take lead, then opponent comes from behind to tie, then Mets go ahead and hold on. Come from behind zigzag model.
Thursday Aug 31st, Mets go ahead 2-0 score early top of the 1st, then Colorado goes ahead 3-2 in the bottom of the 1st, then 5-2, then its 5-4 then 7-4 Colorado then 8-4. Mets blow lead, can’t quite catch up.
Wednesday Aug. 30th, Mets take early lead 5-0, then 8-0, then 10-0, then its 10-1, 10-2 11-2, 11-3, but Mets hold on to win.
Tuesday August 29th, Mets score early with 2 in first, Colorado makes it 2-1, then Mets get insurance, and make it 4-1, Colorado comes back to make it 4-3, then Mets blow it open in the 5th, make it 7-3 then 10-3 and hold on to win in spite of 2. Lagging zigzag pattern, where Mets need to keep adding insurance runs.
Monday August 28th, Mets score 6 in third, bat around, then hold on to win 8-3.
Saturday August 26th; Mets score early in 1st, 2-0 lead, then Phils come back from behind to take a 5-2 lead, then Mets close the gap, make it 5-4. Then in the 7th inning the Mets come from behind with 7 big runs and win 11-5. Zigzag, gain lead then lose then come from behind.
Friday, August 27th; Phils score in 1st, 2-0 lead, the 4-0, then 4-3, which is the final score.
Thursday August 26th; The Mets take the lead with three in the 3rd, Phils close the gap with 2 in the 5th, then Mets add runs to lead making it 5-2, then 1 more for 6-2.
Wednesday August 23rd. Mets score in 1st, with 4, then its 4-2, then Mets move ahead 7-2, then 10-2. St. Louis plays catch-up but falls short and it ends 10-8 Mets. Strategy is early lead then keep one step ahead.
Tuesday, August 22nd, Mets score in 2nd, lead 1-0. Cards come from behind to take a 3-1 lead, then 7-1 then Mets close the gap, still behind 7-5 then 7-6. They remain one behind until the bottom of the 9th, and they score twice to come from behind and beat the Cards 8-7. Strategy is to take lead, lose lead play catchup, then walk off 2 run hit come from behind.
Sunday August 20th, Mets take 2-0 lead and hold on.
Saturday August 19th, Colorado takes 4-0 lead in middle innings. Mets come from behind with 6 in the 6th, to take lead, add one and hold on to win 7-4.
Friday, August 18th, Mets score first, with 1 in 3rd,then lose lead, as Colorado takes a 3-1 lead in 4th. But Mets come from behind to tie 3-3, then go ahead in 5th, 6-3, final score.
Thurs August 17th, Mets score early, take 1-0 lead in 1st, go ahead early 4-0, then its 4-2 then 6-2 then 7-2. Mets hold on, never lose lead.
Wednesday August 16th, Phils go ahead 2-0 in 2nd add one in 6th and hold on. No come from behind.
Tuesday August 15th, Mets lead 1-0 in top of first, then Phils come from behind 4-1, then 6-1 then 6-2 then 9-2 then 11-2. Mets add 2 for final score of 11-4. Mets lose lead and don’t catch up.
Monday, August 14th Phils go ahead 6-0, and keep adding.
Sunday August 13th Washington takes 1-0 lead in 4th, but Mets come from behind to tie 1-1 in 7th, then go ahead 2-1 then 3-1 in the final two.
Saturday August 12th Mets go ahead 3-0 in 3rd, then its 3-1 then 4-1, then Washington comes from behind to tie in 6th. Then Mets go ahead with 2 to make it 6-4, final score. Pattern is Mets lose lead to tie, then go ahead to win.
Friday August 11th, Mets go ahead with 1 in 1st, then Washington comes from behind with 2 in 2nd, and no more scoring occurs.
Thurs August 10th, San Diego takes lead in 1st with 2. Mets come from behind early to make it 3-2 Mets. San Diego comes from behind to tie in 7th, then Mets take lead with 4 in bottom of 7th, making the final score 7-3. Zigzag.
Wednesday August 9th: Mets take 1-0 lead then 4-0. San Diego plays catch up and gets within one, but Mets hold on.
Tuesday, August 8th, San Diego takes early lead with 3 in 2nd, Mets come from behind to tie in 2nd and 3rd, and then go ahead in 4th, 3-2, which is final score. Come from behind.
Sunday August 6th, Mets score 7 in 4th never lose lead, final score 8-1.
Saturday August 5th; The Phils take a 3-0 lead in first, Mets get 1 in 1st to make it 3-1 Phils. Mets come from behind in 6th to make it 4-3, final score. Come from behind.
Friday August 4th, Phils score 1 in 2nd to take lead. Mets come from behind to take 2-1 lead in 2nd, then Phils come from behind to tie it 2-2, then Mets go ahead 3-2, then Phils tie it 3-3 and add 2 to win 5-3. Come from behind to lead, lose lead, take lead, tie, then lose. Zigzag.
Thursday August 3rd, Florida scores 1 in 6th, then Mets come from behind to tie 1-1, then Florida goes ahead 4-1 which is final score. Come from behind to tie, but then lose.
Wed. August 2nd Mets score 4 in first to take an early lead, add two more. Florida plays catch up but falls one run short.
Tuesday August 1st Mets score first 1-0, then Florida comes from behind to tie 1-1, the Mets take 4-1 lead, then Florida comes from behind to tie it 4-4, then Mets go ahead with one in 7th, 5-4, then Florida comes from behind with 2 in the bottom of the 9th, win 6-5. Lose lead to tie, take lead, lose lead to tie, take lead, lose lead in the 9th. Zigzag.