The New York Mets were defeated by the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. The game took place at O co Coliseum and the final score was 6-2. Dillon Gee started and didn't pitch too well and the offense was led by Eric Campbell who had two hits.
Gee pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and four runs with two walks and four strikeouts. Gee lost his sixth game of the season. Josh Edgin pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and striking out two and Gonzalez Germen pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk.
Scott Kazmir pitched six innings giving up four hits and a run with three walks and six strikeouts. Kazmir won his 14th game of the season. Ryan Cook pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout, Eric O'Flaherty pitched to one batter and struck him out and Luke Gregerson pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Sean Doolittle pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out the side.
Juan Lagares drew a walk, Curtis Granderson drew two walks and David Wright had a hit. Travis d'Arnaud had a hit and an RBI, Campbell had two hits and Wilmer Flores had a hit. Ruben Tejada had a hit, Anthony Recker had a hit and an RBI and Flores and Recker each hit a double. d'Arnaud hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
Coco Crisp had two hits and three RBI, John Jaso had a hit and Johnny Gomes drew a walk. Stephen Vogt had two hits, Derek Norris had two hits and drew a walk and Josh Reddick had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk. Alberto Callaspo had two hits and an RBI and Eric Sogard drew a walk. Norris hit a double, Crisp hit a triple and Reddick hit a homerun. The A's were 2-4 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
In the fourth d'Arnaud hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. The A's answered right back in the bottom of the fourth. Callaspo hit a sacrifice fly and Crisp hit a three run triple to give the A's a 4-1 lead. Recker hit an RBI double in the seventh to make it a 4-2 game. Reddick hit a two run homerun in the eighth and it was 6-2 A's. 6-2 was the final score and the two teams will play the second and final game of the series on Wednesday afternoon.