Sunday, May 22, 2016

The New York Mets rally back to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers

The New York Mets defeated the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 3-2.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and pitched well and the bullpen was good.  Michael Conforto led the offense with a couple of hits and RBI. 

Matz won his sixth game of the season pitching seven innings giving up three hits and two runs.  He didn't walk a batter and struck out eight batters.  Addison Reed pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Wily Peralta pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up six hits and three runs with two walks and six strikeouts.  He lost his fifth game of the season.  Carlos Torres pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Chris Capuano pitched two innings giving up a walk and he struck out five. 

Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit, Conforto had two hits and two RBI and Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and drew a walk.  Neil Walker drew a walk, Lucas Duda had a hit and Eric Campbell drew a walk.  Rene Rivera had an RBI, Matz had a hit and Alejandro De Aza had a hit.  Conforto hit a  homerun and the Mets were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.  Cespdes was caught stealing. 

Jonathan Villar had a hit, Hernan Perez had a hit and Chris Carter had a hit and two RBI.  Carter hit a homerun and the Brewers were 1-1 with runners in scoring position and left none on base.  Villar had a stolen base and Perez was caught stealing. 

In the first Carter hit a two run homerun to give the Brewers a 2-0 lead.  In the second Rivera hit an RBI groundout to cut the lead to 2-1.  In the sixth Conforto hit a two run homerun and the Mets took a 3-2 lead and that would be the final score of the game. 

The Mets took the first of three and game two will be played on Saturday afternoon.   

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