Wednesday, August 17, 2016

New York Mets finally get a win over the Arizona Diamondbacks

The New York Mets defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona and the final score was 7-5.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched ok, the bullpen did a pretty good job.  T.J. Rivera led the offense with four hits. 

Syndergaard pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and four runs with two of them being earned.  He walked two and struck out eight and won his 10th game of the season.  Jerry Blevins pitched to one batter and struck him out, Hansel Robles pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and he struck out one and Addison Reed pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he struck out one.  Jeurys Famila saved his 40th game of the season pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout. 

Braden Shipley pitched five innings giving up ten hits and seven runs with six of them being earned.  He walked one and he lost his second game of the season.  Daniel Hudson pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out two, Patrick Corbin pitched two innings giving up a hit and he walked one and struck out two.  Edwin Escobar pitched an inning giving up a walk. 

Jose Reyes had two hits and an RBI with a walk, Curtis Granderson had an RBI and Jay Bruce had two hits and drew a walk.  Kelly Johnson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Rivera had four hits and Alejandro De Aza had two hits and an RBI.  Rene Rivera had an RBI, Syndergaard had a hit and two RBI and De Aza hit two doubles and Bruce hit a double.  Reyes hit a triple and Syndergaard and Johnson each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 3-8 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Reyes was caught stealing and T.J. Rivera committed two errors. 

Jean Segura had three hits, Micheal Bourn had a hit and Paul Goldschmidt had a hit and drew a walk.  Jake Lamb drew a walk, Yasmany Tomas had a hit and an RBI and Welington Castrillo had a hit and drew a walk.  Mitch Haniger had two hits and three RBI, Bourn, Segura, Goldschmidt and Haniger each hit a double.  Haniger hit a triple and Tomas hit a homerun.  The Diamondbacks were 4-16 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Bourn, Lamb, Segura and Gosselin each had a stolen base.  Bourn and Tomas each committed an error. 

In the fourth Tomas hit a solo homerun to give the Diamondbacks to give them a 1-0 lead.  In the fifth Rene Rivera hit a sac fly to tie the game at one.  Syndergaard hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 3-1 lead.  Granderson hit a sac fly and it was 4-1 Mets still in the fifth.  Johnson hit a solo homerun in the sixth to make it 5-1.  De Aza hit an RBI double to make it 6-1 and Reyes hit an RBI single to push the lead to 7-1 still in the sixth.  In the bottom of the sixth Haniger hit a two run triple to cut the lead to 7-3 Mets.  Gosselin reached on a fielding error to make it 7-4 and Haniger hit an RBI double and it was 7-5 which would be the final score.  The two teams will play the final game of the series on Wednesday night. 

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