Monday, July 29, 2013

The New York Mets get demolished in the nations capital

The New York Mets get demolished in the nations capital

The Washington Nationals defeated the New York Mets on Sunday afternoon. The final score was 14-1 and the game took place at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. Carlos Torres started for the Mets and was not good at all. The Mets bullpen wasn’t good either. Marlon Byrd, Juan Lagares and Omar Quintanilla each had two hits.

Torres pitched three innings giving up nine hits and eight runs. He walked one and struck out two and took his second loss of the season. Gonzalez Germen pitched two innings giving up four hits and two runs with a walk, David Aardsma pitched an inning giving up three hits and three runs and Josh Edgin pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Bobby Parnell pitched an inning giving up two hits and an unearned run with a strikeout.

Eric Young Jr. had a hit and drew two walks, Josh Satin drew a walk and Byrd had two hits and an RBI. Ike Davis had a hit, Lagares had two hits and Quintanilla had two hits. Andrew Brown drew a walk, Byrd hit a double and the Mets were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. Satin and Brown each committed an error and Buck had a passed ball. Lagares and Brown each had an outfield assist.

Taylor Jordan won his first game of the season. He pitched six innings giving up five hits and a run with a walk and seven strikeouts. Craig Stammen pitched an inning giving up a hit and two walks with a strikeout, Ian Krol pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Ryan Mattheus gave up two hits and a walk without recording an out. Fernando Abad pitched a perfect inning.

Bryce Harper had a hit and two RBI, Rendon had a hit and Ryan Zimmerman had three hits. Steve Lombardozzi had a hit, Jayson Werth had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Ian Desmond had four hits, two RBI and drew a walk. Denard Span had four hits and three RBI, Ramos had two hits and five RBI and Desmond hit two doubles. Zimmerman hit a double, Ramos and Span each hit a homerun. The Nationals were 9-12 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Ramos had a passed ball.

The Nationals scored three runs in the second, five in the third and two in the fourth. They had a 10-1 lead in the fourth. They scored three more in the sixth and added one last run in the eighth to make the score 14-1.

The Mets record fell to 46-56 and the Nationals record improved to 52-54. The Mets will head to Miami to take on the Marlins in a four game series.

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