The New York Mets and Houston Astros played to a 7-7 tie on Sunday afternoon. The Mets played a split squad and defeated the University of Michigan 5-2 on Sunday afternoon also. Jordany Valdespin had a hit and two RBI. Colin Cowgill continues to make a name for himself with two hits, an RBI and a walk. The Mets pitching was ok in the game.
Matt Harvey started and pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and three strikeouts. Jeremy Hefner pitched two innings giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up two hits and three runs with two of them earned. He walked two and struck out one, Aaron Laffey pitched two innings giving up two hits and a walk with a strikeout, Scott Atchison pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Josh Edgin pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run with a walk. He was charged with a blown save.
Andrew Brown had a hit for the Mets. Jamie Hoffman had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, R.J. Harris had a hit and Zach Lutz had a hit. Omar Quintanilla drew a walk, Wilfredo Tovar had a hit and an RBI and Josh Satin had two hits and two RBI. Cowgill hit a double, Satin hit two doubles and Brown hit a double. Hoffman and Valdespin hit a homerun. The Mets were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Cowgill had two stolen bases and Puello was picked off. Centeno committed an error.
Bud Norris pitched two innings giving up two hits and a run, Jose Veras pitched an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts and Brad Peacock pitched an inning giving up two hits and three runs with two walks and two strikeouts. Jose Valdez pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two, Wesley Wright pitched an inning giving up a hit and Rhiner Cruz pitched an inning striking out one. Sergio Escalona pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run and Chia-Jen Lo pitched an inning walking one and striking out one.
Marwin Gonzalez had a hit, Jake Elmore had a hit and Nate Freiman had two hits. Brett Wallace had a hit and two RBI, Marc Krauss had a hit and Rick Ankiel had a hit. George Springer had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, Jason Castro had a hit and two RBI and Fernando Martinez had a hit and an RBI. Robbie Grossman had a hit, Martinez and Castro each hit a homerun. The Astros were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base. Gonzalez and Deshields each had a stolen base.
The Mets and Astros are both 1-0 and now with a tie. The Mets will host the Washington Nationals on Monday evening and the Houston Astros will be at the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday afternoon.
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