New York Mets Lose, Oliver Perez Returns, Josh Thole Stays

Sammy MakkiAnalyst IJuly 21, 2010

NEW YORK - JULY 07:  Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets runs against the Cincinnati Reds on July 7, 2010 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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POST GAME: D-BACKS 3, METS 2

The Mets lost another one in the desert tonight, 3-2, to the Diamondbacks. For the 11th straight game, the Mets failed to score more than four runs, and lost With Dickey starting for the fifth straight time.

Dickey was solid through seven, allowing three runs on seven hits. The Mets couldn't get to D-Backs rookie Barry Enright.

They got a leadoff home run from Angel Pagan in the ninth, cutting the deficit to 3-2, but went down in order after that.

The Mets are now 1-5 on their current 11-game road trip.

PLAYER MOVES

After hitting his first career home run in the eighth inning, Josh Thole remains with the club, even with Oliver Perez being reactivated. Justin Turner was demoted to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for him.

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