Sunday, August 3, 2014

The New York Mets defeat the San Francisco Giants behind a strong Jacob deGrom

The New York Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-2 Mets.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and pitched great and Jeurys Familia and Jennry Mejia closed it out.  The Mets offense only managed four hits but took advantage of those hits. 

deGrom pitched 7 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs.  He walked one and struck out seven to earn his sixth win of the season.  Familia pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Mejia pitched an inning giving up two hits and striking out a batter to earn his 16th save of the season. 

Jake Peavy pitched seven innings and gave up four hits and four runs with four strikeouts.  Peavy lost his 11th game of the season.  Javier Lopez pitched an inning and struck out a batter. 

Daniel Murphy had a hit, David Wright had a hit and Travis d'Arnaud had an RBI.  Juan Lagares had a hit and an RBI, Wilmer Flores had a hit and two RBI and Murphy and Flores each hit a double.  The Mets were 3-4 with runners in scoring position and left a man on base. 

Buster Posey had a hit, Pablo Sandoval had a hit and Brandon Belt had two hits and drew a walk. Juan Perez had a hit, Travis Ishikawa had a hit and two RBI and Sandoval and  Perez each hit a double.  The Giants were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the seventh d'Arnaud hit a sacrifice fly to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  Lagares hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 2-0 lead, Flores hit a two run double to make it 4-0.  In the eighth Ishikawa hit a two run single to make it a 4-2 game and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game three of four on Sunday afternoon. 

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