The New York Mets defeated the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-3. Noah Syndergaard started and pitched pretty well and the bullpen was good. Michael Conforto had three hits and Lucas Duda and Neil Walker each had two hits.
Syndergaard pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and three runs with no walks and nine strikeouts. Antonio Bastardo gave up a hit and a walk without recording an out, Logan Verrett won his second game of the season pitching to one batter and striking him out and Addison Reed pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and earned his sixth save of the season.
Raisel Iglesias pitched five innings giving up eight hits and three runs with two walks and seven strikeouts. JC Ramirez pitched two innings giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts and Caleb Cotham pitched an inning with a strikeout. Ramirez took his first loss of the season.
Curtis Granderson had a hit, Conforto had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Duda had two hits and two RBI. Walker had two hits and two RBI, Asdrubal Cabrera drew a walk, Alejandro De Aza had a hit and Travis d'Arnaud had a hit. Syndergaard drew a walk, Conforto hit a double and he also hit a homerun. Duda and Walker each hit a homerun. The Mets were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Syndergaard committed an error.
Zack Cozart had a hit and two RBI, Eugenio Suarez had a hit and drew a walk and Joey Votto had a hit and an RBI. Brandon Phillips had a hit, Ivan De Jesus Jr. had a hit and Devin Mesoraco had a hit. Tyler Holt had a hit, Billy Hamilton had a hit and the Reds were 3-12 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Phillips, Suarez and De Jesus Jr. each had a stolen base. Hamilton had two stolen bases.
In the first Conforto hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the third Cozart hit a sac fly to tie the game at one. In the third Duda hit a two run homerun to make it 3-1. In the seventh Cozart hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 3-2. Votto hit an RBI single to tie the game at three and in the bottom of the seventh Walker hit a two run homerun to make it 5-3 Mets and that would be the final score.
The Mets and Reds will play game two of the series on Tuesday night.