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.