Thursday, April 23, 2015

New York Mets winning streak extends to ten games

The New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 3-2.  Dillon Gee started and pitched ok and the bullpen was good.  Lucas Duda and Wilmer Flores each had two hits. 

Gee pitched seven innings giving up eight hits and two runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Sean Gilmartin pitched 2/3 of an inning walking two batters, Buddy Carlyle pitched to one batter and retired him and picked up his first win of the season and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning with a strikeout and picked up his seventh save of the season. 

Eric Stults pitched six innings giving up four hits nad one run with five strikeouts.  Cody Martin pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout, Jim Johnson pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with three walks and Brandon Cunniff pitched 1/3 of an inning. 

John Mayberry Jr. had a hit, Curtis Granderson drew a walk and Juan Lagares had a hit.  Duda had two hits and an RBI, Eric Campbell had a hit and drew a walk, Kevin Plawecki drew a walk and Flores had two hits and two RBI.  Campbell hit a double and Mayberry hit a triple.  Flores hit a homerun.  The Mets were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Eric Young Jr. had a hit, Alberto Callaspo had a hit and an RBI and Nick Markakis had a hit.  Freddie Freeman drew a walk, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits and drew a walk, Kelly Johnson had a hit and Andrelton Simmons had a hit and an RBI.  Jace Peterson drew a walk, Pierzynski hit a double, Young Jr. hit a triple and the Braves were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Peterson committed an error. 

In the second Simmons hit an RBI single to give the Braves a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the second Flores hit an RBI single to tie the game at one.  The Braves took the lead back in the fifth on a Callaspo sac fly to make it a 2-1 game.  The Mets tied the game in the seventh on a Flores solo homerun and then took the lead in the eighth for good on a Duda RBI single which made it 3-2 and that was the final score. 

The Mets will go for the three game sweep and the homestand sweep on Thursday afternoon.   

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