The New York Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants on Friday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 13-1. Steven Matz started for the Mets and pitched well, Michael Conforto had two hits and two RBI and Yoenis Cespedes had two hits and six RBI.
Matz pitched six innings giving up seven hits and no runs with three walks and four strikeouts. Matz won his third game of the season. Jerry Blevins pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout, Logan Verrett pitched an inning giving up a hit and he walked one and Antonio Bastardo pitched an inning with two walks and a strikeout.
Jake Peavy started for the Giants and lost his second game of the season. He pitched two innings giving up four hits and six runs with five walks and three strikeouts. Mike Broadway pitched three innings giving up five hits and six runs with a walk and a strikeout, Steven Okert pitched two innings giving up three hits and a run with two strikeouts and Javier Lopez pitched an inning striking out one.
Curtis Granderson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, David Wright had a hit and drew two walks and Conforto had two hits, two RBI. Cespedes had two hits and six RBI, Lucas Duda drew two walks and Neil Walker had two hits and an RBI. Asdrubal Cabrera had two hits and two RBI, Kevin Plawecki had a hit and drew a walk and Juan Lagares had a hit and an RBI. Conforto, Walker and Cabrera each hit a double. Cespedes hit a homerun and the Mets were 9-16 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Wright committed an error.
Denard Span had a hit and drew two walks, Joe Panik had a hit and Matt Duffy had a hit. Buster Posey had a hit, Trevor Brown drew a walk and Hunter Pence drew a walk. Brandon Belt had a hit and drew a walk, Brandon Crawford had two hits and Gregor Blanco had a hit. Kelby Tomlinson drew a walk, Angel Pagan had a hit and an RBI and Blanco hit a double. Pagan hit a homerun and the Giants were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left 13 men on base. Belt was caught stealing.
In the third Conforto hit an RBI double, Cespedes hit a two run single, Walker hit an RBI double, Cabrera hit a two run double and Granderson hit an RBI single to make it 7-0. Conforto hit an RBI single still in the third inning and Cespedes hit a grand slam to make it 12-0 Mets. In the seventh Pagan hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 12-1 and in the bottom of the seventh Lagares hit an RBI single making it 13-1 which would be the final score of the game.
The New York Mets have won seven games in a row now. The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday afternoon.