San Francisco Giants defeat New York Mets, 5-4

Nothing good comes from Met games these days.

Events scheduled to elicit joyful childhood memories bring only fresh injury or recrimination. If the Wilpons could just shut down the season right now at Citi Field, spend the next eight months licking their wounds, the Mets would be far better off for the extended vacation.

At the start Saturday of a 5-4, 10-inning defeat, we had a wonderful pitchers' duel between Johan Santana and Matt Cain of the Giants. For three inning...

Here's how this awful, injury-ravaged Mets' season could get even worse - David Wright, the franchise's poster boy and best position player still standing, lying face down in the dirt near home plate after getting beaned by Giants pitcher Matt Cain in the fourth inning Saturday.

Wright was hit just above the left earflap of his helmet with a 93 mph fastball, a frightening moment that obscured a thrilling game, which the Giants won, 5-4, on Bengie Molina's solo homer off...