Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The New York Mets defeat the Washington Nationals

The New York Mets defeated the Houston Astros on Tuesday afternoon.  The final score was 6-2. 

The game took place at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  Zack Wheeler made his spring

debut and Curtis Granderson had a big day. 

Wheeler started for the Mets and pitched three scoreless innings.  He gave up two hits and struck out three batters without walking any.  Kyle Farnsworth pitched an inning giving up a hit, Goeddel pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up three hits and two runs with two strikeouts and Vic Black pitched an inning giving up three walks and striking out one.  Walters pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings and Rice pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two. 

Eric Young Jr. drew a walk, Matt den Dekker had a hit and Chris Young had a hit and an RBI.  Brandon Nimmo had a hit and an RBI, Granderson had two hits and three RBI and Puello had a hit.  Allen had a hit, Josh Satin drew a walk and Travis d'Arnaud had two hits.  Centeno had a hit, Taylor Teagarden drew a walk and Seratelli had a hit and drew a walk. 

Young, Seratelli and Puello each hit a double.  Granderson hit two homeruns and the Mets were 3-8 with runners in scoring position.  They left 11 men on base.  Muno had a stolen base and den Dekker was caught stealing.  Allen committed an error and Young had an outfield assist. 

The Mets will play  a split squad on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals. 

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