Citi Field in Flushing, New York. Dillon Gee started for the Mets and pitched well. Ike Davis was the
offensive star for the Mets. The Mets bullpen was also good which is a rarity. The Mets offense
only managed six hits but the biggest one was the walk-off by Ike Davis.
Gee pitched 7 1/3 innings giving up six hits and three runs with a walk and four strikeouts. Scott Rice pitched 2/3 of an inning striking out one and Carlos Torres picked up his first win pitching an inning and giving up a hit and striking out two batters.
Johnny Cueto pitched seven innings giving up five hits and two runs with three walks and nine strikeouts. Sam LeCure pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and J.J. Hoover didn't record an out and gave up a hit and four runs with two walks.
Eric Young Jr. had a hit, Daniel Murphy had a hit and David Wright drew a walk. Curtis Granderson had a hit and two RBI, Juan Lagares had a hit and drew two walks and Ruben Tejada had a hit and drew two walks. Davis had a hit and four RBI. Tejada hit a double, Granderson and Davis each hit a homerun. The Mets were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
Brandon Phillips had a hit and two RBI, Ryan Ludwick had a hit and an RBI and Todd Frazier had a hit and drew a walk. Barnhart had two hits, Cueto had a hit and Heisey had a hit. Heisey hit a double, Ludwick and Phillips each hit a homerun. The Red were 1-2 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Phillips committed an error.
Ludwick hit a solo homerun in the fifth to give the Reds a 1-0 lead. In the sixth Granderson hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 2-1 lead. Phillips hit a two run homerun in the eighth to give the Reds a 3-2 lead. In the ninth Davis hit a walk-off grand slam to give the Mets a 6-3 victory.
The two teams will play the finale of their three game series on Sunday afternoon. Jon Niese will be activated from the disabled list to make the start and try to give the Mets a three game sweep.