The New York Mets defeated the Chicago White Sox on Monday afternoon. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 1-0. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and he pitched great. The bullpen pitched two perfect innings and Neil Walker provided the only offense that the Mets would need. Asdrubal Cabrera had two hits.
Harvey pitched seven shutout innings giving up two hits. He walked one and struck out six and earned his fourth win of the season. Addison Reed pitched an inning striking out two and Jeurys Familia saved his 17th game of the season pitching a perfect inning with two strikeouts.
Jose Quintana lost his fifth game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up six hits and a run. He walked two and struck out seven. Matt Albers pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Zach Duke retired the only batter that he faced.
Cabrera had two hits, Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and Walker had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Wilmer Flores had a hit, Rene Rivera had a hit and drew a walk and Ty Kelly had a hit. Flores hit a double and Walker hit a homerun. The Mets were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
Adam Eaton drew a walk, Jose Abreu had a hit and J.B. Shuck had a hit. The White Sox were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base. Cabrera had an outfield assist.
In the seventh Walker hit a solo homerun for the only run of the game. The two teams will play game two of three on Tuesday night.