The New York Mets were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night. The game took place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and the final score was 8-0. Jon Niese started and pitched ok and Akeel Morris in his Mets debut wasn't very good. There wasn't a Mets player who had more than a hit.
Niese lost his seventh game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up seven hits and three runs. He walked four and struck out six. Morris pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and five runs with three walks. Jack Leathersich pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a walk and striking out one.
Drew Hutchison pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up four hits and no runs. He walked one and struck out five and won his sixth game of the season. Steve Delabar pitched 1 1/3 innings striking out two, Liam Hendriks pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and striking out one and Aaron Loup pitched to one batter and retired him. Ryan Tepera pitched an inning giving up a hit.
Curtis Granderson had a hit, Juan Lagares had a hit and drew a walk and Michael Cuddyer had a hit. Kevin Plawecki had a hit, Ruben Tejada had a hit and Dilson Herrera had a hit. Granderson, Tejada and Cuddyer each hit a double adn the Mets were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Herrera had a stolen base and Granderson had an outfield assist.
Jose Reyes drew a walk, Josh Donaldson had a hit and drew a walk adn Jose Bautista drew two walks. Chris Colabello had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Ezequiel Carrera had a hit and an RBI and Russell Martin had a hit and an RBI. Danny Valencia had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk. Kevin Pillar had three hits and two RBI, Anthony Goins had two hits and drew two walks, Donaldson hit a double and Pillar and Valencia each hit a homerun. The Blue Jays were 5-12 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Valencia was caught stealing.
In the second Pillar hit an RBI single to give the Blue Jays a 1-0 lead. In the sixth Colabello hit an RBI single to make it 2-0 Toronto. In the seventh Pillar hit a solo homerun to extend the Blue Jays lead to 3-0. Carrera hit an RBI single in the eighth to push the lead to 4-0. Martin hit an RBI single and Valencia hit a three run homerun and the game was out of reach at 8-0 Blue Jays. The final score was 8-0 and the two teams will play their last of the four in a row on Thursday night.