The New York Mets defeated the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-0. Noah Syndergaard started and pitched great for the Mets and Curtis Granderson led the offense with a couple of hits and RBI.
Syndergaard pitched eight innings giving up three hits and no runs with no walks and nine strikeouts. Syndergaard picked up his fifth win of the season. Tyler Clippard pitched an inning giving up a hit.
James Shields lost his fourth game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up seven hits and three runs with no walks and four strikeouts. Shawn Kelley pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run.
Granderson had two hits and two RBI, Ruben Tejada had a hit and Daniel Murphy had a hit. Lucas Duda had a hit and two RBI, Juan Uribe had a hit and Kevin Plawecki had a hit. Juan Lagares had a pinch hit, Tejada and Lagares each hit a double and Duda and Granderson each hit a homerun. The Mets were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base. Tejada committed an error.
Will Venable had a hit, Yangervis Solarte had a hit and Yonder Alonso had a hit. Abraham Almonte had a hit which was a double. The Padres were 0-5 with runners in scoring positiona dn left three men on base. Alonso committed an error.
In the first Duda hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 2-0 lead. In the eighth Granderson hit a two run homerun to make it 4-0 and that was the final score. The Mets and Padres will play game two of three on Wednesday night.