The New York Mets were defeated by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 5-3. Steven Matz started for the Mets and he pitched well and Hansel Robles struggled out of the pen. Neil Walker led the offense with three hits.
Matz pitched six innings giving up five hits and two runs. He walked one and struck out nine. Robles pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and three runs with two walks and two strikeouts. He lost his fourth game of the season. Josh Edgin pitched 2/3 of an inning and had a strikeout and Erik Goeddel pitched 1 2/3 innings striking out one.
Zack Greinke pitched six innings giving up five hits and three runs with a walk and six strikeouts. He won his 11th game of the season. Randall Delgado pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Enrique Burgos pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two. Jake Barrett pitched an inning with a walk and he saved his fourth game of the season.
Curtis Granderson had a hit, Walker had three hits and two RBI and Jay Bruce had a hit and drew a walk. James Loney had an RBI, Michael Conforto drew a walk and Matt Reynolds had a hit. Granderson hit a double and Walker hit a homerun. The Mets were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Reynolds was caught stealng and Wilmer Flores committed an error.
Jean Segura had a hit, Michael Bourn had a hit and two RBI, Paul Goldschmidt had two hits and two RBI. Rickie Weeks Jr. drew two walks, Brandon Drury had two hits and an RBI and Chris Owings had a hit. Tuffy Gosewisch had a hit. Phil Gosselin drew a walk, Owins hit a double and Bourn hit a triple. Drury and Goldschmidt each hit a homerun. The Diamondbacks were 2-11 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Segura, Bourn, Weeks Jr., Owings and Gosselin each had a stolen base. Bourn committed an error.
In the first Loney hit an RBI groundout to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. Int eh second Drury hit a solo homerun to tie the game at one. Goldschmidt hit a solo homerun in the sixth to give the Dbacks a 2-1 lead. Walker hit a two run homerun in the sixth to make it a 3-2 game. In the seventh Bpourn hit a two run triple to give the Dbacks a 4-3 lead. Goldschmidt hit an RBI single in the seventh to make it 5-3.
The two teams will play game two of three on Wednesday night.