Saturday, March 29, 2014

New York Mets lost to Toronto 5-4 in Montreal

The New York Mets were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.  The game took place at

Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada.  The final score was 5-4 Toronto on a walk off.  It sure looked

like Montreal misses their baseball team.  There was 46,000 plus in attendance and for the final

game on Saturday they expect more than 50,000.  Jenrry Mejia started the game for the Mets and

pitched pretty well.  David Wright had a couple of hits and Chris Young a couple RBI to lead the


Mejia pitched four innings giving up five hits and a run.  He walked one and struck out three.  Carlos Torres pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout, Gonzalez Germen pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with two strikeouts and Scott Rice pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and striking out one.  Bobby Parnell took the loss pitching an inning and giving up three hits and a run. 

Eric Young Jr. had a hit, Daniel Murphy had a hit and an RBI and Wright had two hits.  Curtis Granderson drew a walk, Young had a hit and two RBI and Lucas Duda had a hit.  Travis d'Arnaud had a hit and an RBI, Juan Lagares had a hit and Ruben Tejada had a hit.  Duda, Young, Tejada, Murphy and Wright each hit a double.  d'Arnaud hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.  Campbell had an outfield assist. 

The Mets will play their final exhibition game of the year on Saturday afternoon in Montreal against the Toronto Blue Jays.  They will then head home to New York to open the season on Monday afternoon at Citi Field against the Washington Nationals. 

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