The New York Mets defeated the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday afternoon. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-4. Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and pitched just ok and the bullpen was good. Yoenis Cespedes and Eric Campbell each had two hits to lead the offense.
deGrom started for the Mets and pitched five innings giving up five hit snad four runs with three walks and seven strikeouts. Hansel Robles pitched two innings giving up a walk and he struck out three, Addison Reed pitched an inning giving up a hit and he walked one with two strikeouts and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and won his first game of the season.
Zach Davies started for the Brewers and pitched 5 1/3 innings giving up five hits and four runs with two walks and five strikeouts. Blaine Boyer pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits, Carlos Torres pitched an inning giving up two walks and he struck out one and Tyler Thornburg pitched an inning striking out one. Michael Blazek pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with two walks and he took his first loss of the season.
Curtis Granderson had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, David Wright had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Michael Conforto had a hit and drew a walk. Cespedes had two hits and two RBI, Neil Walker had a hit and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and an RBI. Campbell had two hits, Kevin Plawecki drew a walk and Alejandro De Aza drew a walk. Conforto hit a double, Granderson and Cespedes each hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Granderson was caught stealing.
Jonathan Villar had three hits and an RBI, Scooter Gennett drew a walk and Chris Carter had a hit. Aaron Hill had a hit and drew three walks, Alex Presley had a hit and drew a walk and Ramon Flores had a hit and three RBI. Villar hit two doubles and Flores hit a homerun and the Brewers were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Hill had a stolen base.
In the first Granderson hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the secodn Flores hit a two run homerun to give the Brewers a 2-1 lead. In the fourth Flores hit a sac fly to make it 3-1 Brewers and in the fourth Villar hit an RBI single pushing the lead to 4-1. In the bottom of the fourth Cabrera hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 4-2 Brewers. In the sixth Cespedes hit a two run homerun to tie the game at four. In the bottom of the ninth Wright hit an RBI single to win the game 5-4.
The Mets have taken the first two of the three game series and will go for the sweep on Sunday.