The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 6-3 Braves. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and he pitched pretty well, Jeurys Familia didn't pitch so well out of the bullpen. Travis d'Arnaud had two hits and Ruben Tejada had three hits.
Colon pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up five hit snad three runs with a walk and a strikeout. Addison Reed pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a walk, Tyler Clippard pitched a perfect inning and Familia took his second loss of the season pitching an inning and giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and three strikeouts.
Williams Perez pitched six innings giving up seven hits and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts. Matt Marksberry pitched without recording an out. He gave up a hit and a run, Brandon Cunniff pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk and struck out two and Edwin Jackson won his fourth game of the season. Jackson struck out the only batter that he faced and Arodys Vizcaino saved his seventh game of the season pitching an inning giving up a hit.
David Wright had a hit and an RBI, Daniel Murphy had a hit and an RBI and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit. Lucas Duda had a hit and drew two walks, d'Arnaud had two hits and Tejada had three hits and an RBI. Juan Uribe had a hit, Duda hit a double and Cespedes hit a triple. Murphy hit a homerun and the Yankees were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Young Jr. had a stolen base.
Nick Markakis had a hit and drew a walk, A.J. Pierzynski had a hit and Andrelton Simmons had a hit. Jace Peterson had a hit, Cameron Maybin had two hits and Michael Bourn had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks. Freddie Freeman had two hits and five RBI, Freeman hit a double and a homerun. The Braves were 5-9 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.
In the first Murphy hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the second Tejada hit an RBI single to extend their lead to 2-0. In the seventh Bourn hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 2-1. Fremman hit a two run double and it was 3-2 Braves. Wright hit an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game at three. In the ninth Freeman hit a three run homerun to make it 6-3 Braves and that would be the final score. The Mets lost two out of three and had a 3-6 homestand. They will head to Cincinnati to play a four game series beginning on Thursday night.