Monday, October 1, 2012

The New York Mets are swept in Atlanta as Kris Medlen sets a record

The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves by the score of 6-2 on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. Jennry Mejia started for the Mets and pitched ok, their bullpen was pretty good. The Mets offense was led by Andres Torres. Kris Medlen started for the Braves and pitched great, their bullpen was pretty good and their offense was led by Michael Bourn and Andrelton Simmons. 
Mejia pitched five innings giving up six hits and four runs. He walked two and struck out three and lost his second game of the season. Collin McHugh pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a couple of strikeouts, Justin Hampson pitched an inning giving up a walk and Manny Acosta pitched an inning giving up a walk and striking out two. Medlen won his 10th game of the season pitching six innings giving up three hits and an unearned run. He walked one and struck out four, Luis Avilan pitched two perfect innings with three strikeouts, Cory Gearrin pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and Craig Kimbrel pitched to one batter and retired him. He picked up his 42nd save of the season.

Ruben Tejada had a hit, Daniel Murphy had a hit and Ike Davis had a hit and drew a walk. Lucas Duda drew a walk, Mike Baxter had a hit and Torres had a hit and an RBI. Murphy and Davis each hit a double and the Mets were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Mejia committed an error.

Michael Bourn had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Jason Heyward had a hit and an RBI and Chipper Jones had a hit and drew two walks. Freddie Freeman had a hit, David Ross had a hit and three RBI and Simmons had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk. Freeman, Bourn and Heyward each hit a double. Simmons hit a triple and Ross hit a homerun. The Braves were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Bourn had a stolen base and Freeman committed an error.

In the second Ross hit a three run homerun to give the Braves a 3-0 lead. Turner reached on a throwing error and a run scored in the third to make it 3-1 Braves. In the fifth Heyward hit an RBI double to make it 4-1 Braves. In the sixth Simmons hit an RBI triple and Bourn hit an RBI single to make it 6-1 Braves. Torres hit an RBI single in the ninth to make it a 6-2 game and that was the final score.

The Mets record fell to 73-86 and the Braves record improved to 93-66. The Braves are headed to the playoffs and the Mets home. The Mets will begin their final series of the season in Miami on Monday night.

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