The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night. The game took place at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the final score was 16-7 Mets. Jacob deGrom started for the MEts and he didn't pitch well at all, the bullpen was good. The offense produced eight homeruns which is a franchise record.
deGrom pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and seven runs with six of them being earned. He walked three and struck out three. Sean Gilmartin picked up his third win of the season pitching 3 1/3 innings and giving up three hits and striking out four, Hansel Robles pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Eric O'Flaherty pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Carlos Torres pitched a scoreless inning giving up a walk.
Adam Morgan pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and five runs with three strikeouts. Hector Neris lost his first game of the season pitching 1 1/3 innings and giving up three htis and four runs with three strikeouts, Justin De Fratus pitched two innings and gave up seven hits and five runs with a walk and a strikeout. Adam Loewen pitched two innings giving up three hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout.
Juan Lagares had two hits and two RBI, Daniel Murphy had three hits and two RBI and Yoenis Cespedes had two hits and two RBI. Wright had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Wilmer Flores had three hits and five RBI and Travis d'Arnaud had three hits and three RBI. Michael Cuddyer had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Gilmartin had a hit and Michael Conforto had a hit. Cuddyer hit two doubles, Murphy hit two doubles and Flores, d'Arnaud and Conforto each hit a double. Wright, Lagares, d'Arnaud, Cuddyer, Murphy and Cespedes each hit a homerun and Flores hit two homeruns. The Mets were 4-13 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Murphy committed an error and Wright committed two errors. Cuddyer had an outfield assist.
Cesar Hernandez drew two walks, Freddy Galvis had three hits and Odubel Herrera had a hit. Ryan Howard had two hits and three RBI, Andres Blanco had a hit and drew a walk and Cody Asche had a hit. Dominic Brown had two hits and three RBI, Cameron Rupp had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Asche hit a double. Howerd, Rupp and Brown each hit a homerun and the Phillies were 2-12 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.
The Mets were losing this game 7-1 and roared back. The Phillies scored three in the first, one in the second and three in the third to take the lead. The Mets scored a single run in the second and the third but then scored three in the fourth, four in the fifth and four in the sixth. In the fourth Flores hit a two run homerun to get the Mets to 7-4, d'Arnaud hit a solo homerun to make it 7-5 and Flores hit a three run homerun to give the Mets the 8-7 lead which they wouldn't give up. In the fifth Cuddyer hit a solo homerun and in the sixth Murphy hit a two run homerun to make it 11-7. d'Arnaud hit a two run double to push the lead to 13-7 and in the seventh Lagares hit an RBI single. It was 14-7 in the ninth when Cespedes hit a two run homerun to cap the scoring at 16-7. The two teams will play game two of three on Tuesday night.