The New York Mets defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-2 Mets. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and pitched pretty well, the Mets offense only managed four hits.
Harvey pitched seven innings giving up five hits and two runs with four walks and nine strikeouts. He won his eighth game of the season. Bobby Parnell pitched an inning with a walk and Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and picked up his 26th save of the season.
Patrick Corbin pitched five innings giving up four hits and four runs with a walk and five strikeouts. Corbin lost his first game of the season. Randall Delgado pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out two, Oliver Perez pitched to one batter and struck him out and Enrique Burgos pitched an inning with a strikeout.
Ruben Tejada had a hit and an RBI, Michael Cuddyer had a hit and Lucas Duda had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Eric Campbell drew a walk, Harvey had a hit and two RBI and Duda and Harvey each hit a homerun. Harvey hit his first major league homerun. Tejada also hit a homerun and the Mets left two men on base.
A.J. Pollock drew two walks, David Peralta had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks and Yasmani Thomas had a hit. Welington Castillo had a hit, Cliff Pennington had two hits and Corbin drew a walk. Peralta hit a homerun and the Diamondbacks were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Owings had a stolen base and Pollock was caught stealing.
In the first Peralta hit a two run homerun to give them a 2-0 lead. In the fifth Duda hit a solo homerun to make it 2-1 Diamondbacks. Harvey hit a two run homerun which was reviewed but the call stood and Harvey got his first major league homerun. The Mets had a 3-2 lead and would add one more on a Tejada solo homerun in the sixth to make it 4-2 which was the final score. The two teams will play the third and final game of the series on Sunday afternoon with the Mets looking for the sweep.