Friday, September 21, 2012

The Mets get blown out at home by the Phillies as they are swept

The New York Mets were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 16-1 on Thursday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York. Jeremy Hefner started for the Mets and was awful, he couldn’t even get an out. The Mets bullpen was good and bad and they only had three hits. Cloyd pitched well for the Phillies and their offense was led by Juan Pierre and Chase Utley. 
Hefner lost his seventh game of the season and gave up six hits and seven runs with a walk and he didn’t record an out. Collin McHugh pitched three innings giving up three hits and with a run, Justin Hampson pitched a perfect inning and Mejia pitched an inning giving up three hits. Robert Carson pitched an inning giving up two hits, Manny Acosta pitched an inning giving up a hit and Elvin Ramirez pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout. Familia pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and five runs with two walks and a strikeout, Josh Edgin gave up a hit and two runs and Ramon Ramirez pitched to one batter and retired him. Cloyd won his second game of the season pitching eight innings giving up three hits and a run with two walks and six strikeouts. Rosenberg pitched an inning giving up a walk.

Fred Lewis had a hit and drew two walks, David Wright had a hit and Mike Baxter had a hit and an RBI. Lucas Duda drew a walk, Baxter hit a homerun and the team left two men on base. Duda had an outfield assist.

Jimmy Rollins had two hits and three RBI with a walk, Pierre had five hits and an RBI. Utley had four hits and four RBI, Ryan Howard had two hits and five RBI and John Mayberry had two hits. Dominick Brown had three hits and an RBI, Frandsen had a hit and an RBI and Kratz had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Cloyd drew a walk, Utley hit a double and Howard hit a homerun. The Phillies were 11-16 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.

The Mets were swept in three straight games by the Phillies. The Mets record fell to 66-83 and the Phillies improved their record to 76-74.

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