The New York Mets were defeated by the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night. The game took place at AT+T Park in San Francisco, California and the final score was 10-7. Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and he pitched very poorly. Justin Ruggiano led the Mets offense with three hits and four RBI.
deGrom pitched five innings giving up 13 hits and eight runs with a walk and five strikeouts. He lost his sixth game of the season. Jerry Blevins pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out two, Hansel Robles pitched an inning giving up a hit and two runs with two walks and Josh Edgin struck out the only batter that he faced. Addison Reed pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and he walked one.
Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings giving up six hits and four runs with three walks and six strikeouts. He won his 12th game of the season. Cory Gearrin pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs, Will Smith pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and Derek Law pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a walk with a strikeout. Javier Lopez pitched to one batter and retired him, Sergio Romo pitched 2/3 of an inning striking out two and Santiago Casilla pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and earned his 28th save of the season.
Jose Reyes had a hit, T.J. Rivera had two hits and Jay Bruce had a hit. Wilmer Flores had a hit and drew a walk, Travis d'Arnaud had two hits and drew a walk and Ruggiano had three hits and four RBI. Kelly Johnson had a hit and drew a walk, Ty Kelly had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk and Rene Rivera had an RBI. Kelly hit a triple, Ruggiano hit a homerun and the Mets were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Kelly had an outfield assist.
Denard Span had three hits, Angel Pagan had a hit and drew a walk and Buster Posey had two hits and two RBI. Brandon Crawford had three hits and drew a walk, Hunter Pence had two hits and an RBI and Eduardo Nunez had four hits and three RBI. Joe Panik had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk, Bumgarner had a hit and two RBI and Conor Gillaspie drew a walk. Span, Panik and Posey each hit a double. Nunez hit a triple and Bumgarner hit a homerun. The Giants were 6-18 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. Nunez had a stolen base.
In the fourth Ruggiano hit a grand slam to give the Mets a 4-0 lead. In the bottom of the fourth Pence hit an RBI single, Nunez hit a two run triple and Bumgarner hit a two run homerun to give the Giants a 5-4 lead. In the fifth Nunez hit an RBI single to push the lead to 6-4. Panik hit a two run triple and the lead was 8-4 still in the fifth. In the sixth Kelly hit a two run triple and the Mets cut the lead to 8-6. Rivera hit an RBI ground out in the sixth and the lead was cut to one at 8-7. In the eighth Posey hit a two run double and the lead was 10-7 which would be the final score.
The two teams will play game two of their series on Friday night. They will then play Saturday afternoon and Sunday night.