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Mets Fans Go To That Dark Place In Darkest Hour After Epic Loss

Wild card-chasing New York blew a 6-run lead in the ninth inning to the Washington Nationals, and the faithful vented.
New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz made walk-off losers of the Mets after Kurt Suzuki's three-run home run.
New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz made walk-off losers of the Mets after Kurt Suzuki's three-run home run.

The New York Mets, holding a 10-4 lead over the Washington Nationals in the bottom of the ninth inning on Tuesday, had a reported 99.7% chance of winning.

But in the world of the Mets, percentages often don’t matter. The team surrendered 7 runs to lose 11-10 and fall five games out of the second wild card spot in the National League.

Mets fans are a resilient bunch, but this one stung. Check out the lowlights (or highlights, depending on your point of view) and the fans’ reactions on Twitter below:

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