Sunday, August 24, 2014

The New York Mets lose second straight to the Los Angeles Dodgers

The New York Mets were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.  The game took place at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles, California and the final score was 7-4.  Jacob deGrom started and wasn't that great, the bullpen was ok and Juan Lagares lead the offense with two hits and three RBI. 

deGrom pitched six innings giving up five runs on five hits.  He walked two and struck out seven.  Vic Black pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run, Josh Edgin pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and an unearned run with a strikeout and Jennry Mejia pitched a perfect inning. 

Zach Greinke won his 13th game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up nine hits and four runs with three of them being earned.  He walked one and struck out four, J.P. Howell pitched to one batter and retired him, Brian Wilson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and Kenley Jansen pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two.  Jansen picked up his 37th save of the season. 

Daniel Murphy had two hits and drew a walk, Lucas Duda had two hits and an RBI and Travis d'Arnaud had a hit.  Lagares had two hits and three RBI, Matt den Dekker had a hit and Wilmer Flores had a hit.  deGrom had two hits, deGrom hit a double, den Dekker and Kirk Nieuwenhuis each hit a double.  Lagares and Duda each hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-12 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Young Jr. had a stolen base and Edgin committed an error. 

Dee Gordon had a hit, Carl Crawford drew two walks and Scott Van Slyke had a hit and an RBI.  Adrian Gonzalez had two hits and five RBI, Matt Kemp had a hit and Andre Ethier had a hit.  Erisbel Arruebarrena had an RBI, Miguel Rojas had a hit and Greinke had a hit.  Ethier hit a triple and Gonzalez hit a homerun, the Dodgers were 4-8 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Crawford had a stolen base and Rojas committed an error. 

The Mets will try and avoid the sweep on Sunday afternoon. 

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