Friday, May 29, 2015

The New York Mets shutout the Philadelphia Phillies

The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday afternoon.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 7-0.   Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and pitched very well, he also led the team with three hits including a homerun. 

Syndergaard pitched 7 1/3 innings giving up six hits and no runs with no walks and six strikeouts.  Syndergaard won his second game of the season.  Sean Gilmartin pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Erick Goeddel pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out twice. 

Sean O'Sullivan pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up 11 hits and seven runs with a walk and two strikeouts.  O'Sullivan lost his fourth game of the season.  Jake Diekman pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and striking out two and Jonathan Papelbon pitched an inning giving up a walk. 

Curtis Granderson had an RBI and drew a walk, Lucas Duda had three hits and two RBI and Daniel Murphy had three hits and an RBI.  Michael Cuddyer had two hits and two RBI, Danny Muno drew a walk and Kevin Plawecki had a hit.  Syndergaard had three hits and an RBI, Duda hit a double and two homeruns.  Cuddyer and Syndergaard also hit a homerun each.  The Mets were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Ben Revere had two hits, Blanco had a hit and Franco had a hit.  Grady Sizemore had two hits, Rupp had a hit and O'Sullivan had a hit.  Blanco hit a double and the Phillies were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Diekman committed an error. 

In the first Duda hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  Murphy hit an RBI single and then Cuddyer hit a two run homerun in the third to make it 4-0.  Syndergaard hit a solo homerun in the fourth to make it 5-0.  Duda hit his second homerun in the fifth to make it a 6-0 game.  In the sixth Granderson hit a sac fly and it was 7-0 which was the final score. 

The Mets will have the day off on Thursday. 

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