The New York Mets were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The game took place at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the final score was 5-2. Jon Niese started and was ok, Carlos Torres was bad in relief. Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and Chris Young each had two hits.
Niese pitched five innings and gave up five hits and three runs. He walked two and struck out four. Torres pitched three innings and gave up three hits and two runs with three strikeouts.
Wily Peralta pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs with three walks and two strikeouts. Peralta won his 12th game of the season. Zach Duke pitched an inning walking one and struck out three, Jeremy Jeffress faced one batter and retired him and Will Smith pitched an inning and gave up a hit and struck out three. Francisco Rodriguez saved his 30th game of the season pitching an inning and gave up a hit with two strikeouts.
Granderson had two hits and an RBI, Daniel Murphy had two hits and drew a walk and David Wright drew a walk. Lucas Duda had a hit and an RBI, C. Young had two hits and drew a walk and Niese drew a walk. Eric Young Jr. had a hit, Granderson and Young Jr. each hit a double and C. Young hit two doubles. Granderson hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-11 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Wright had a stolen base.
Carlos Gomez had a hit, Jonathan LuCroy had a hit and an RBI and Ryan Braun had two hits and an RBI. Rickie Weeks had a hit and drew a walk, Khalil Davis had a hit and an RBI and Mark Reynolds had two hits and an RBI. Jean Segura drew a walk, LuCroy and Davis each hit a double. Reynolds hit a homerun and the Brewers were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Segura had a stolen base.
In the third Duda hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. Granderson hit a solo homerun in the fifth to give the Mets a 2-0 lead. In the bottom of the fifth a run scored on a wild pitch, LuCroy hit an RBI double and Braun hit an RBI single to make it 3-2 Brewers. Reynolds hit a solo homerun in the sixth to put the Brewers up 4-2. In the eighth Davis hit an RBI single to make it 5-2 Brewers and that would be the final score. The Mets have lost two out of the first three games and will play the fourth and final game of the series on Sunday afternoon.