Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Mets lose 3-0 in Cincinnati on a walk-off homerun

The New York Mets were defeated by the Cincinnati Reds by the score of 3-0 on Tuesday night. The game took place at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio. Chris Young started for the Mets and pitched well and the bullpen was good until the ninth inning when they blew the game. The Mets offense managed six hits and not one player had more then one hit. Mat Latos pitched well for the Reds and their bullpen was good also. Their offense was led by Jay Bruce.  Young pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and no runs with four walks and four strikeouts. Ramon Ramirez pitched to one batter and retired him, Bobby Parnell pitched an inning giving up a hit and two walks with two strikeouts and Jon Rauch pitched an inning striking out one. Manny Acosta lost his third game of the season not recording an out and giving up a hit and two runs with a walk. Josh Edgin didn’t record an out and gave up a hit and a run. Latos pitched seven innings giving up five hits and no runs. He walked two and struck out four. Sean Marshall pitched an inning walking one and striking out two and Jose Arredondo won his fifth game of the season pitching an inning giving up a hit and a walk.
Ruben Tejada had a hit, Mike Baxter had a hit and David Wright drew a walk. Ike Davis drew a walk, Daniel Murphy had a hit and Jordany Valdespin had a hit. Josh Thole had a hit and drew two walks, Scott Hairston had a hit and Tejada hit a double. The Mets were 0-8 with runners in scoring position and they left ten men on base. Hairston had a stolen base and Wright was caught stealing.
Zack Cozart had two hits and drew a walk, Drew Stubbs had a hit and Brandon Phillips drew three walks. Ryan Ludwick had two hits, Bruce had two hits and three RBI and Todd Frazier had a hit. Xavier Paul drew a walk, Ryan Hanigan had two hits and drew a walk and Latos had a hit and drew a walk. Bruce, Cozart, Ludwick, Hanigan and Young each hit a double. Bruce hit a homerun which was the game winning hit, a walk off shot. The Reds were 1-10 with runners in scoring position and they left 14 men on base. Hanigan committed an error.
The only runs of the game were scored in the ninth inning. Bruce hit a three run walk-off homerun for the Reds.
The Mets record fell to 55-61 and the Reds record improved to 70-46. This was the first of a three game series with game two on Wednesday night.

No comments:

Post a Comment


Resistance Bands is a Free Blogger Template