Sunday, July 24, 2016

The New York Mets are not able to win second in a row over the Miami Marlins

The New York Mets  were defeated by the Miami Marlins on Saturday evening.  The game took place at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida and the final score was 7-2.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and he did not pitch well.  Curtis Granderson and Yoenis Cespedes each had two hits. 

deGrom started and pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up ten hits and five runs with a walk and five strikeouts.  He lost his fifth game of the season.  Seth Lugo pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with two walks and a strikeout, Antonio Bastardo pitched two innings giving up three hits and a run with a walk and Jerry Blevins pitched to a batter and gave up a hit.  Erik Goeddel pitched a perfect inning. 

Jose Fernandez won his 12th game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up seven hits and two runs with two walks and seven strikeouts.  Fernando Rodney pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out two and Nick Wittgren pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

Jose Reyes had a hit, Granderson had two hits and Cespedes had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  James Loney had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Travis d'Arnaud had a hit and Michael Conforto had a hit.  deGrom had a hit, Alejandro De Aza had a hit and deGrom hit a double and the Mets were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base.  Cespedes committed an error and he had an outfield assist. 

J.T. Realmuto had a hit, Martin Prado had two hits and two RBI and Christian Yelich had three hits and drew a walk.  Giancarlo Stanton had four hits and three RBI, Marcell Ozuna had a hit and drew a walk and Derek Dietrich had an RBI and drew a walk.  Charles Johnson drew a walk, Adeiny Hechavarria  had two hits and Fernandez had two hits and an RBI.  Rojas had a hit, Hechavarria and Ozuna each hit a double and Stanton hit a homerun.  The Marlins were 4-14 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. 

In the second Fernandez hit an RBI single to give the Marlins a 1-0 lead.  In the third Cespedes hit an RBI single to tie the game at one.  Loney hit a sac fly and it was 2-1 Mets.  In the bottom of the third Stanton hit a two run homerun to give the Marlins back the lead at 3-2.  Stanton hit an RBI single in the fourth to extend the lead to 4-2.  In the fourth Dietrich drew an RBI walk to make it a 5-2 game.  Prado hit an RBI single to make it 6-2 in the fifth.  In the seventh Prado hit an RBI single to push the lead to 7-2.   The 7-2 was the final score. 
The two teams will play the rubber game on Sunday afternoon

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