Thursday, August 18, 2011

The Mets win the finale in San Diego

The New York Mets defeated the San Diego Padres by the score of 7-3 on Wednesday evening. Dillon Gee made the start and pitched well as he has for most of the season. The bullpen pitched very well except for Ryota Igarashi who gave up a couple of runs in mop up duty. Angel Pagan and Willie Harris set the table with good games and David Wright drove in a few runs.
Gee pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up five hits and one run, he walked four and struck out five. Tim Byrdak walked the only batter he faced, Manny Acosta struck out the only batter that he faced and Bobby Parnell pitched a scoreless inning striking out one. Igarashi pitched one inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout.

Pagan had two hits and three RBI, Harris had two hits an RBI and a walk and Wright had a hit and three RBI. Lucas Duda had a hit, Jason Bay had a walk and Jason Pridie had a walk. Ruben Tejada had a hit and a walk and Scott Hairston had a walk. Wright had a homerun and the Mets were 3-12 with runners in scoring position. The Mets left eight men on base. Pagan and Tejada had stolen bases.

Wright hit a three run homerun in the third inning to give the Mets a 3-0 lead. In the seventh inning Pagan grounded out scoring a run and making it 4-0 Mets. In the bottom of the seventh inning Aaron Cunningham hit an RBI double making it a 4-1 game. In the seventh Pagan had a two run single and Harris had an RBI single making it 7-1. The Padres scored a couple of runs in the ninth to make it a 7-3 game and that was how it ended.

The Mets took two out of three from the Padres. It was the first series they have ever won at PETCO Park. The Mets had a tough beginning to the road trip by getting swept in Arizona but they finished strong in San Diego. The Mets record is 60-63, the Mets will have the day off on Thursday and then begin a three game series at Citi Field against the Milwaukee Brewers.

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