Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The New York Mets lose game and series to the San Francisco Giants



The New York Mets were defeated by the San Francisco Giants on Monday afternoon.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-3.  Dillon Gee started for the Mets and pitched ok and Daniel Murphy and Juan Lagares had five of the teams nine hits. 

Gee pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up five hits and two runs with three walks and six strikeouts.  Vic Black pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a walk and striking out one, Jeurys Familia pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with two walks and Josh Edgin pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings.  Buddy Carlyle retired the only batter that he faced and Jennry Mejia pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout.  Mejia lost his fourth game of the season. 

Tim Hudson pitched five innings giving up seven hits and three runs with two of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out two.  Juan Gutierrez pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Javier Lopez pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and striking out one and Sergio Romo picked up his fifth win of the season.  Romo pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one, Santiago Casilla picked up his ninth save of the season pitching an inning and striking out one. 

Curtis Granderson drew a walk, Murphy had two hits and two RBI and David Wright had  a hit and an RBI.  Lucas Duda had a hit and drew a walk, Chris Young had a hit and Lagares had three hits.  Ruben Tejada had a hit, Wilmer Flores drew a walk and Lagares hit a double.  Murphy hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Murphy had a stolen base, d'Arnaud had a passed ball and Lagares had an outfield assist. 

Hunter Pence had two hits, Gregor Blanco had a hit and drew a walk and Buster Posey drew four walks.  Pablo Sandoval had three hits and three RBI, Brandon Crawford drew a walk and Joe Panik had three hits.  Pence, Sandoval and Panik each hit a double.  Pence hit a triple and the Giants were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.  Blanco had a stolen base and Posey committed an error and Blanco had an outfield assist. 

Murphy hit a two run homerun in the first to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the third Sandoval hit a two run double to tie the game at two.  In the fifth Wright hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 3-2 lead and in the seventh a wild pitch scored a run and tied the game at three.  Sandoval hit an RBI double in the ninth to give the Giants a 4-3 lead and that was the final score.  The Giants took three out of four in the series and the Mets will take on the Washington Nationals beginning on Tuesday night in Washington. 

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