The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 17-0. Robert Gsellman started for the Mets and he pitched well and the bullpen finished it off without a hit allowed. Jose Reyes had four RBI, Jay Bruce, Asdrubal Cabrera, TJ Rivera and Rene Rivera each had two hits.
Gsellman pitched seven innings giving up three hits and no runs with two walks and eight strikeouts. He won his third game of the season. Fernando Salas pitched an inning striking out the side and Jerry Blevins pitched a perfect inning.
Jake Thompson pitched four innings giving up five hits and three runs with three walks and a strikeout. He lost his sixth game of the season. Phil Klein pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and three runs with two walks, Colton Murray pitched two innings giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and three strikeouts and Frank Herrmann pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and two strikeouts. Patrick Schuster pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and five runs with a walk and two strikeouts and Luis Garcia pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout.
Reyes had a hit and four RBI with two walks, Cabrera had two hits and four RBI and Eric Campbell had a hit and two RBI. Yoenis Cespedes drew a walk, Ty Kelly drew a walk and Curtis Granderson had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Michael Conforto had a hit and two RBI, Bruce had two hits and TJ Rivera had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk. James Loney had a hit, Rene Rivera had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Gsellman had a hit. Bruce, Reyes and Conforto each hit a double. Gradnerson and Cabrera each hit a homerun and the Mets were 7-17 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Bruce committed an error and Rene Rivera had a passed ball.
In the second Loney grounded into a double play and the Mets took a 1-0 lead. In the fourth Granderson hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 2-0. Reyes walks to push it to 3-0, in the fifth T.J. Rivera hit an RBI single and it was 4-0 Mets. R. Rivera was hit by a pitch still in the fifth to make it 5-0 and a wild pitch made it 6-0. In the seventh Reyes drew an RBI walk to extend the Mets lead to 7-0 and Cabrera hit a grand slam still in the seventh and it was 11-0 Mets. In the eighth Reyes hit a two run double to make it 13-0 and Campbell hit a two run single and it was 15-0. Conforto hit a two run double in the eighth to finish the scoring at 17-0.
The Mets will head to Miami to take on the Marlins on Monday night in the first game since Jose Fernandez death for the Marlins.