Sunday, May 19, 2019

New York Mets lose a close hard fought battle to get swept in Washington


The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals on Thursday.  The game took place at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. and the final score was 7-6.  Zack Wheeler started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch very well.  Robinson Cano had three hits and Michael Conforto had three RBI to lead the Mets offense. 

Wheeler lost his third game of the season pitching six innings and giving up 11 hits and six runs with two walks and six strikeouts.  Daniel Zamora pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a run and a walk with a strikeout, Robert Gsellman pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he walked two and Tyler Bashlor pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Anibal Sanchez pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts.  Erick Fedde pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up four hits and four runs with two strikeouts, Dan Jennings pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and he won his first game of the season and Justin Miller pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.  Kyle Barraclough pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Wander Suero pitched an inning giving up a hit and Sean Doolittle picked up his seventh save of the season pitching an inning and giving up four hits and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Jeff McNeil had a hit, Juan Lagares had a hit and an RBI and Cano had three hits and an RBI.  Conforto had a hit and three RBI, J.D. Davis had a hit and Brandon Nimmo drew two walks.  Amed Rosario had a hit, Todd Frazier had a hit and Wheeler had a hit.  Wilson Ramos had a hit and an RBI, Frazier and Cano each hit a double and Conforto hit a homerun.  The Mets were 5-12 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.

Adam Eaton had a hit, Victor Robles had a hit and Anthony Rendon had a hit and an RBI.  Juan Soto drew a walk, Howie Kendrick had a hit and Gerardo Parra had three hits, three RBI and drew a walk.  Kurt Suzuki had three hits and two RBI, Wilmer Difo drew two walks and Adrian Sanchez had a hit.  Michael A. Taylor had a hit and Brian Dozier drew a walk.  Kendrick, Suzuki and Parra each hit a double.  Parra hit a homerun and the Nationals were 5-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Parra had a stolen base. 

 In the first Rendon hit an RBI single, Kendrick hit into a double play but a run scored an Parra hit an RBI double to give the Nationals a 3-0 lead.  Suzuki hit an RBi double and the lead was pushed to 4-0.  In the third Cano hit an RBI double and Conforto hit a three-run homerun to tie the game at four.  In the fifth Parra hit a two-run homerun to give the Nationals a 6-4 lead.  In the seventh Suzuki hit an RBI single to make it a 7-4 game.  In the ninth Ramos hit an RBI single and Lagares hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 7-6 but that would be the final score of the game. 

The Mets were swept in the three-game series and will head to Miami to take on the Marlins in a three-game set beginning on Friday night. 


Saturday, May 18, 2019

The New York Mets are defeated by the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.  The game took place at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. and the final score was 5-1.  Font didn’t pitch well for the Mets and the bullpen pitched well.  The Mets offense only managed four hits. 

Font lost his first game of the season pitching 2 1/3 innings giving up six hits and five runs with two walks and two strikeouts.  Gagnon pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a strikeout, Bashlor pitched two innings with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Patrick Corbin won his fourth game of the season pitching eight innings giving up four hits and a run with a walk and 11 strikeouts.  Sean Doolittle pitched an inning with two strikeouts. 

Jeff McNeil had a hit and drew a walk, J.D. Davis had a hit and an RBI and Juan Lagares had a hit.  Gagnon had a hit, Davis hit a double and the Mets were 1-2 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Adam Eaton had a hit and drew a walk, Victor Robles had two hits and an RBI and Anthony Rendon had three hits and an RBI.  Juan Soto had a hit and an RBI, Howie Kendrick had two hits and two RBI and Corbin drew a walk.  Kendrick hit a double and Rendon hit two doubles.  Robles hit a homerun and the Nationals were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Kendrick was caught stealing. 

In the first Rendon hit an RBI double, Soto hit an RBI ground out and Kendrick hit an RBI single to give the Nationals a 3-0 lead.  In the third Davis hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 3-1.  In the bottom of the third Robles hit a solo homerun and Kendrick hit an RBI double to push the Nationals lead to 5-1 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play the third and final game of the series on Thursday. 


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

New York Yankees sweep the doubleheader with a 3-1 victory


The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles in Game 2 of the doubleheader.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 3-1.  Domingo German started for the Yankees and he pitched great and the bullpen pitched two good innings.  Luke Voit led the offense with three hits and two RBI. 

German pitched seven innings giving up six hits and a run with a walk and eight strikeouts.  German won his eighth game of the season which is the most in the majors.  Zack Britton pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two and Aroldis Chapman earned his 11th save of the season pitching a perfect inning with two strikeouts. 

Andrew Cashner pitched six innings giving up four hits and two runs with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Cashner lost his second game of the season.  Shawn Armstrong pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts, Miguel Castro pitched to one batter and struck him out and Paul Fry pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit. 

DJ LeMahieu had a hit, Voit had three hits and two RBI and Gleyber Torres had a hit and an RBI.  Kendrys Morales had a hit and drew two walks, Thairo Estrada had a hit and Estrada and Voit each hit a double.  Torres hit a homerun and the Yankees were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Gardner was caught stealing and picked off.  Tauchman committed an error. 

Jonathan Villar had two hits, Chris Davis had a hit and Stevie Wilkerson had a hit.  Rio Ruiz had two hits, Hanser Alberto had an RBI and Pedro Severino drew a walk.  Joey Rickard had a hit which was a double and the Orioles were 0-8 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Villar was caught stealing and Rickard committed an error and Fry had a pickoff. 

In the third Voit hit an RBI double to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Torres hit a solo homerun to push their lead to 2-0.  In the fifth Alberto hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 2-1 and in the seventh Voit hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 3-1 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees swept the doubleheader and the brief two-game series.  They will be off on Thursday and will begin a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night at home. 

New York Yankees take game 1 of the doubleheader over the Baltimore Orioles


The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles in Game 1 of a doubleheader.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-3.   J.A. Happ started for the Yankees and he pitched ok, the bullpen was great and Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Happ pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up five hits and three runs with three strikeouts.  Happ picked up his third win of the season.  Adam Ottavino pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two, Tommy Khanle pitched to two batters and struck them both out and Zack Britton pitched a perfect inning with a  strikeout.  Aroldis Chapman earned his 10th save of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and he struck out two. 

David Hess pitched six innings giving up six hits and five runs with four being earned.  He walked one and struck out six and lost his fifth game of the season.  Branden Kline pitched two innings giving up a hit. 

Sanchez had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Clint Frazier had a hit and Torres had two hits and two RBI.  Cameron Maybin had a hit and an RBI, Mike Tauchman had a hit and an RBI and Sanchez and Maybin each hit a homerun.  Torres hit two homeruns.  The Yankees were 1-2 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Trey Mancini had a hit and an RBI, Renato Nunez had a hit and an RBI and Joey Rickard had two hits.  Hanser Alberto had a hit, Austin Wynns had two hits and an RBI and Rickard and Wynns each hit a double.  Mancini and Nunez each hit a homerun and the Orioles were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Rickard had a stolen base and Mancini committed an error. 

In the first Mancini hit a solo homerun to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Sanchez hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one.  In the second Wynns hit an RBI double to give the Orioles a 2-1 lead.  In the bottom of the second Torres hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two and Maybin hit his first homerun as a Yankee to give them a 3-2 lead.  In the fourth Nunez hit a solo homerun to tie the game at three.  In the bottom of the fourth Torres hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 4-3 lead and Tauchman hit an RBI single to push their lead to 5-3 and that would be the final score of the game. 

The two teams will play game two of the doubleheader and then the Yankees are off on Thursday. 

New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets defeated by the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. and the final score was 6-2.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched well.  Amed Rosario had two hits and Wilson Ramos hit a grand slam to lead the Mets offense. 

Syndergaard pitched eight innings giving up four hits and two runs.  He walked one and struck out six and won his third game of the season.  Seth Lugo pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out three. 

Jeremy Hellickson pitched five innings giving up six hits and five runs with four walks and three strikeouts.  He lost his second game of the season.  Matt Grace pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out a batter, Erick Fedde pitched two perfect innings with a strikeout and Joe Ross pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk. 

Jeff McNeil drew two walks,Rosario had two hits and drew a walk and Pete Alonso had a hit.  Michael Conforto had a hit and drew a walk, Ramos had a hit, four RBI and drew a walk and Brandon Nimmo had a hit and an RBI.  Todd Frazier had a hitDom Smith had a hit and an RBI and Nimmo hit a double.  Ramos and Smith each hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.

Victor Robles had a hit and two RBI, Anthony Rendon had two hits and drew a walk and Wilmer Difo had a hit.  Adrian Sanchez had a hit, Rendon hit a double and Robles hit a homerun.  The Nationals were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base. 

In the first Ramos hit a grand slam to give the Mets a 4-0 lead.  In the sixth Nimmo hit an RBI double to push their lead to 5-0.  In the bottom of the sixth Robles hit a two-run homerun to cut the lead to 5-2.  In the ninth Smith hit a solo homerun and the lead was 6-2 which was the final score of the game. 


 

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