Wednesday, May 11, 2016

New York Mets lose on a walk-off to the Los Angeles Dodgers

The New York Mets were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California and the final score was 3-2.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and pitched ok and Juan Lagares led the offense with a couple of hits. 

deGrom pitched seven innings giving up eight hits and two runs with no walks and four strikeouts.  Antonio Bastardo pitched an inning giving up a hit and he walked one and Hansel Robles pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run and he lost his second game of the season. 

Alex Wood started for the Dodgers and pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs with one of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out nine.  Louis Coleman pitched to two batters and struck them both out, Pedro Baez pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and Kenley Jansen pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and earned his first victory of the season. 

Lagares had two hits, David Wright drew a walk and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and drew a walk.  Wilmer Flores had a hit, Kevin Plawecki had a hit and an RBI and the Mets were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Wright was caught stealing and Lagares was picked off.  Cespedes had an outfield assist. 

Chase Utley had a hit, Cory Seager had two hits and an RBI and Justin Turner drew a walk.  Adrian Gonzalez had two hits and an RBI, Yasmani Grandal had a hit and Joc Pederson had a hit.  Yasiel Puig had a hit, Wood had a hit and Trayce Thompson had a hit and an RBI.  Utley, Pederson and Grandal each hit a double and Seager hit two doubles.  Thompson hit a homerun which was the game winning walk-off homerun and it was a pinch hit also.  The Dodgers were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Utley committed an error and Wood had a pickoff.   

In the first Seager hit an RBI double to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead.  Gonzalez hit a sac fly making it 2-0 Dodgers.  In the second Conforto reached on a force attempt error and a run scored to cut the lead to 2-1.  Plawecki hit an RBI single to tie the game at two.  In the ninth Thompson hit a solo homerun to win the game for the Dodgers 3-2. 

The two teams have split the first two of a four game series.  They will play game three on Wednesday night. 

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