The New York Mets defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. The game took place at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland and the final score was 5-3 Mets. Jacob deGrom started for the MEts and pitched well. Curtis Granderson and Daniel Murphy each had two hits to lead the offense.
deGrom pitched 7 2/3 innings giving up five hits and a run with a walk and six strikeouts. He won his 12th game of the season. Tyler Clippard pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and Jeurys Familia pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two walks with a strikeout.
Kevin Gausman pitched six innings giving up six hits and three runs with a walk and six strikeouts. He lost his fifth game of the season. T.J. McFarland pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout, Mychal Givens pitched an inning giving up a hit and two runs with one of them being earned and he struck out a batter and Brad Brach pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout.
Granderson had two hits and two RBI with a walk, Murphy had two hits and two RBI and Yoenis Cespedes drew a walk. Lucas Duda had a hit, Travis d'Arnaud drew a walk and Michael Cuddyer had a hit. Michael Conforto had a hit, Wilmer Flores had a hit and Murphy hit two doubles. Granderson hit two homeruns and the Mets were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Conforto had an outfield assist.
Manny Machado had a hit and drew a walk, Gerardo Parra had a hit and an RBI and Chris Davis drew a walk. Matt Wieters had two hits, Steve Clevenger had a hit and J.J. Hardy had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Henry Urrutia had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Hardy hit a double and Parra hit a homerun. The Orioles were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Schoop committed two errors.
In the first Granderson hit a solo homerun giving the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the third Murphy hit an RBI double to extend the Mets lead to 2-0. Granderson hit another solo homerun and it was 3-0 Mets in the fifth inning. Parra hit a solo homerun in the sixth to cut the lead to 3-1. In the ninth Murphy hit a sac fly and it was 4-1 Mets. A wild pitch made it 5-1 and in the bottom of the ninth an RBI walk by Hardy and Urrutia made it a 5-3 game but that would be the final score. The two teams will play the second and final game of the brief series on Wednesday night.