The New York Mets were defeated on Friday night by the Philadelphia Phillies. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 3-2 in 11 innings. Jennry Mejia started and pitched ok and the bullpen was pretty good. David Wright, Wilmer Flores and Travis d'Arnaud each had a couple of hits.
Mejia pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs with three walks and four strikeouts. Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up no hits and no runs but walking three and striking out three, Jeurys Familia pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts and Scott Rice pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk. Kyle Farnsworth pitched an inning giving up a walk, Jose Valverde pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Carlos Torres lost his second game of the season pitching an inning and giving up two hits and a run with two walks and two strikeouts.
Roberto Hernandez started for the Phillies and pitched five innings giving up six hits and one run with three walks and four strikeouts. Jake Diekman pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts, Mike Adams pitched an inning giving up a hit and had two strikeouts and Antonio Bastardo pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with a walk and two strikeouts. Mario Hollands picked up his first win pitching an inning and giving up a hit and striking out one and Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 10th save of the season pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout.
Juan Lagares had a hit, Daniel Murphy had a hit and two walks and Wright had two hits, an RBI and drew two walks. Curtis Granderson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Flores had two hits and d'Arnaud had two hits. Eric Young Jr. had a hit, Granderson and Wright each hit a double and the Mets were 1-11 with runners in scoring position and left 15 men on base.
Ben Revere had a hit and drew a walk, Jimmy Rollins drew two walks and Chase Utley had three hits. Ryan Howard had a hit and drew a walk, Marlon Byrd had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks and Domonic Brown had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk. Carlos Ruiz had a hit and drew two walks, Asche drew two walks and Utley hit two doubles. Byrd hit a double and the Phillies were 3-12 with runners in scoring position and left 17 men on base.
In the first Granderson hit an RBI double giving the Mets a 1-0 lead. Brown hit an RBI single in the third to tie the game at one. In the fifth Brown hit an RBI single to give the Phillies a 2-1 lead. Wright hit an RBI double in the eighth to tie the game at two and in the 11th Byrd hit an RBI double to give the Phillies a 3-2 lead and that would be the final.
The two teams will play game two of their three game series on Saturday night.