Sunday, September 16, 2012

The New York Mets are shutout in Milwaukee

The New York Mets were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers by the score of 3-0 on Sunday afternoon. Chris Young pitched well and their bullpen as well. The Mets offense produced two hits. Ryan Braun led the Brewers offense and Peralta started and pitched well for the Brewers. 
Young pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and three runs, striking out two. Young lost his eighth game of the season. Josh Edgin didn’t record an out and gave up a walk and Manny Acosta pitched 1/3 of an inning retiring the only batter that he faced and Frank Francisco pitched an inning striking out one. Wily Peralta won his second game of the season pitching eight innings giving up two hits and a walk with five strikeouts. John Axford saved his 29th game of the season pitching an inning giving up a walk and striking out one.

Daniel Murphy drew a walk, Josh Thole had a hit and drew a walk and Andres Torres had a hit. The Mets were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Young had a pickoff.

Aoki had two hits and drew a walk, Rickie Weeks had a hit and Braun had two hits and two RBI. Aramis Ramirez had a hit and an RBI, Jean Segura had a hit and Peralta had a hit. Aoki had two doubles and Peralta hit a double. Braun hit two homeruns and Ramirez also hit a homerun. The Brewers were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Aoki had two stolen bases and Segura was picked off. Braun and Ramirez hit back-to-back homeruns in the fourth inning to make it 2-0 Brewers. In the sixth inning Braun hit a solo homerun to make it 3-0 and that was the final score.

The Brewers took two out of three in the series. The Mets record fell to 66-80 on the season and the Brewers record improved to 74-72. The Mets will begin a three game series with the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.

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