Mets embarrassed by Phillies, 16-1

Jeurys Familia follows through on his delivery in

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Jeurys Familia follows through on his delivery in the ninth inning of a game against the Philadelphia Phillies. (Sept. 20, 2012) (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

The humiliation began when Mets starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner faced seven batters Thursday night and managed to retire none of them. It ended in the ninth inning when Ryan Howard crushed a grand slam off Josh Edgin.

In between, the Mets failed miserably at virtually every aspect of the game. From tossing a ball to second base, to catching a throw at first base, they appeared disinterested...

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