Sunday, June 8, 2014

The New York Mets lose to the San Francisco Giants



The New York Mets were defeated by the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.  The game took place at AT+T Park in San Francisco, California and the final score was 4-2.  Jon Niese started and pitched well and Ruben Tejada had a couple of hits.  The Mets offense only managed four hits. 

Niese pitched seven innings giving up five hits and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Carlos Torres took the loss, his third of the season.  He pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout. 

Matt Cain pitched seven innings giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Jeremy Affeldt pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one and he picked up his first win of the season.  Sergio Romo saved his 19th game of the season pitching a perfect inning. 

Matt den Dekker had a hit, Daniel Murphy had a hit and two RBI and Curtis Granderson drew a walk.  Tejada had two hits, den Dekker hit a double and Murphy hit a homerun.  The Mets were 1-1 with runners in scoring position. 

Angel Pagan drew a walk, Buster Posey had three hits and two RBI and Michael Morse had a hit.  Juan Perez had a hit, Brandon Hicks had two hits and drew a walk and Brandon Crawford had a hit and two RBI.  Hicks and Perez each hit a double, Hicks hit a triple and Posey hit a homerun.  The Giants were 2-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

In the fifth inning Crawford hit a sacrifice fly to give the Giants a 1-0 lead.  Murphy hit a two run homerun in the seventh to give the Mets a 2-1 lead.  The Giants came right back with an RBI single by Crawford to tie the game at two.  Posey hit a two run homerun in the eighth to give the Giants a 4-2 lead and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game two of their series on Saturday night. 

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