The New York Mets defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 3-2. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and pitched well and Juan Lagares and Darrell Ceciliani each had two hits.
Harvey pitched seven innings giving up four hits and no runs with no walks and six strikeouts. Harvey won his seventh game of the season. Carlos Torres pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs with two walks and Bobby Parnell saved his first game of the season pitching 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and striking out two.
Scott Copeland pitched four innings giving up eight hits and three runs with a strikeout. Copeland lost his first game of the season. Bo Schultz pitched two innings giving up a hit and striking out one, Ryan Tepera pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Roberto Osuna pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout.
Lagares had two hits, Lucas Duda had a hit and Travis d'Arnaud had a hit. Wilmer Flores had a hit and an RBI, Ceciliani had two hits and Ruben Tejada had a hit and an RBI. Harvey had a hit and an RBI, Flores and Harvey each hit a double and the Mets were 3-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Lagares had a stolen base and Granderson had an outfield assist.
Jose Reyes had a hit, Josh Donaldson drew a walk and Bautista had a hit and an RBI. Edwin Encarnacion had two hits and an RBI, Colabello had a hit and Carrera had a hit. Anthony Goins drew a walk, Kevin Pillar had a hit and Encarnacion hit a double. Bautista hit a triple and the Blue Jays were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
In the second Tejada hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the second Harvey hit an RBI double to make it 2-0 Mets. Flores hit a sacrfice fly in the third and it was 3-0 Mets. In the eighth Bautista hit a sac fly to make it a 3-1 game and Encarnacion hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 3-2 but that would be the final score.
The two teams will now play the next two games at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.