The New York Mets were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night. The game took place at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the final score was 5-4. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and pitched ok, the bullpen was pretty good. Neil Walker had four hits and Lucas Duda had three hits to lead their offense.
Colon pitched six innings giving up four hits and three runs. He walked one and struck out four. Jerry Blevins pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout, Addison Reed pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout and Antonio Bastardo pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out two. Jim Henderson pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two, Hansel Robles pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and he took his first loss of the season.
Jeremy Hellickson started for the Phillies and pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up ten hits and four runs with a walk and six strikeouts. Hector Neris pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out six, Dalier Hinojosa pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out three and Jeanmar Gomez pitched two innings giving up a hit and a walk and he struck out two. He picked up his second win of the season.
Curtis Granderson had two hits and he drew a walk, Michael Conforto drew a walk and Yoenis Cespedes had two hits and an RBI. Duda had three hits and an RBI, Walker had four hits and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and an RBI. Travis d'Arnaud had two hits, Granderson, Duda, Cabrera each hit a double and d'Arnaud hit two doubles. Cespedes and Duda hit a homerun. The Mets were 2-14 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base.
Odubel Herrera had a hit and drew a walk, Ryan Howard drew a walk and Carlos Ruiz had three hits. Freddy Galvis had two hits and two RBI, David Lough had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Peter Bourjos had two hits and two RBI. Lough and Galvis each hit a double and Galvis hit a homerun. The Phillies were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.
In the second Cabrera hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the second a wild pitch made it 2-0. In the bottom of the second Galvis hit a two run homerun to tie the game at two. In the fourth Lough hit a sac fly to make it 3-2 Phillies. In the fifth Cespedes hit a solo homerun to tie the game at three. Duda hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 4-3 lead still in the fifth. In the seventh Bourjos hit an RBI single to tie the game at four. In the 11th Bourjos hit an RBI single for the 5-4 walk-off win.
The Mets won two out of three in the series and they will have the day off on Thursday. The Mets will begin a three game series with the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta on Friday night.