The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday afternoon. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 2-0 Mets. It was their home opener and Jacob deGrom started and pitched well. Michael Cuddyer led the offense with a couple of hits.
deGrom pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and no runs. He walked one and struck out three and earned his first win of the season. Carlos Torres pitched to two batters and retired them both, one on a strikeout, Jerry Blevins pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a walk and picking up his second save of the season.
Aaron Harang pitched six innings giving up four hits and one run with two walks and a strikeout. He lost his first game of the season. Jeanmar Gomez pitched two innings giving up two hits and an unearned run with two walks and two strikeouts.
Curtis Granderson drew two walks, David Wright had a hit and drew a walk and Cuddyer had two hits. Daniel Murphy had a hit, Travis d'Arnaud had an RBI and Juan Lagares had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Wilmer Flores had a hit, Murphy hit a double, Cuddyer hit a triple and the Mets were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Lagares had a stolen base.
Odubel Herrera had a hit, Chase Utley drew a walk and Ryan Howard had a hit. Carlos Ruiz drew a walk, Cody Asche had two hits, Freddy Galvis had three hits and the Phillies were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Ruiz and Utley each committed an error.
In the fourth Lagares hit an RBI single and in the eighth d'Arnaud hit a sacrifice fly. That was all the scoring in the game as the Mets won 2-0. The two teams will play game two of their three game series on Tuesday night. Matt Harvey will make his home debut of 2015.