Tuesday, June 4, 2013

The New York Mets lose to the Washington Nationals in walk off fashion

The New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals by the score of 3-2 on Tuesday night. The game took place at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. Jeremy Hefner started for the Mets and pitched a good game. Bobby Parnell blew the save and took the loss. Omar Quintanilla was the Mets offense.

Hefner pitched seven innings giving up four hits and a run with a walk and seven strikeouts. Brandon Lyon pitched an inning striking out one and Parnell blew his third save and lost his second game of the season. Parnell pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a walk.

Quintanilla had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk and Jordany Valdespin had two hits. Valdespin hit a double, Quintanilla hit a triple and the Mets were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Valdespin was caught stealing.

Jordan Zimmerman pitched eight innings giving up four hits and two runs which were both unearned. He walked one and struck out four. Tyler Clippard won his fourth game of the season pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout.

Denard Span had a hit, Jayson Werth had a hit and Ryan Zimmerman had a hit. Adam LaRoche had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Ian Desmond had two hits and an RBI and Roger Bernadina drew a walk. Steve Lombardozzi had a hit and an RBI, Zimmerman and Desmond each hit a double and Desmond hit a homerun. The Nationals were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. LaRoche and Zimmerman each committed an error.

In the second Desmond hit a solo homerun to make it 1-0 Nationals. In the fifth Quintanilla hit a two run triple to make it 2-1 Mets. The Nationals scored two runs in the ninth inning to win the game 3-2. LaRoche hit an RBI single and Lombardozzi hit a sacrifice fly.

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