Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The New York Mets shutout the Philadelphia Phillies

The New York Mets shutout the Philadelphia Phillies

The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. The final score was 5-0 and the game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York. Jon Niese started and finished, he was great. The Mets only had five hits but Niese had three RBI.

Niese pitched a complete game shutout giving up three hits and a walk. He struck out five and won his sixth game of the season.

Eric Young Jr. drew a walk, Daniel Murphy had a hit and an RBI and Andrew Brown had a hit. Ike Davis drew a walk, Juan Lagares had a hit and drew a walk and Travis d’Arnaud had an RBI. Omar Quintanilla had a hit and drew a walk; Niese had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk. Quintanilla and Niese each hit a double and the Mets were 2-7 with runners in scoring position. They left six men on base.

Kyle Kendrick pitched six innings giving up five hits and five runs with one of them being earned. He walked four and struck out three. Kendrick took his 11th loss of the season. Zach Miner pitched an inning giving up a walk and striking out one and Justin De Fratus pitched a perfect inning.

Jimmy Rollins had a hit and drew a walk and Michael Young had two hits. Young hit a double and the Phillies were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base. Kendrick and Frandsen each committed an error.

In the third Murphy hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the sixth they scored four runs to make it 5-0 and that would be the final score. d’Arnaud hit a sacrifice fly and Niese hit a three run double.

The Mets record improved to 59-71 and the Phillies record fell to 60-72. The two teams will play game three of four on Wednesday night.

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