The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-3. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and pitched pretty well and the bullpen was ok but Jeurys Familia blew the save. TJ Rivera had two hits to lead the offense.
Colon pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs with no walks and six strikeouts. Addison Reed pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up an unearned run and he struck out one, Josh Smoker pitched giving up a hit and not recording an out and Familia pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and he lost his fourth game and blew his fifth save of the season.
Ryan Weber pitched five innings giving up four hits and three runs with two walks and three strikeouts. John Gant pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Brandon Cunniff pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and he walked two and Chaz Roe pitched to one batter and struck out one. Ian Krol won his second game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning walking one and striking out one. Jim Johnson saved his 17th game of the season pitching an inning and giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout.
Jose Reyes had a hit and drew a walk, Travis d'Arnaud drew a walk and Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and two RBI. Yoenis Cespedes had a hit, Curtis Granderson drew a walk and Rivera had two hits. Alejandro De Aza drew a walk, Eric Campbell drew a walk and Rene Rivera had a hit and an RBI. Brandon Nimmo had a hit, Michael Conforto drew a walk and Cespedes hit a double. Cabrera and Rivera each hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Reyes, Cespedes and Granderson each had a stolen base. Alejandro De Aza were caught stealing and Colon and Loney each committed an error.
Ender Inciarte had an RBI, Adonis Garcia had a hit and Freddie Freeman had two hits. Matt Kemp had an RBI, Nick Markakis had a hit and drew a walk and Anthony Recker had a hit and two RBI. Jace Peterson had a hit, Dansby Swanson had a hit and Mallex Smith had a hit. Emilio Bonifacio had a hit, Recker hit a homerun and the Braves were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Inciarte and Freeman each had a stolen base.
In the first Cabrera hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 2-0 lead. In the fifth Rivera hit a solo homerun to make it 3-0. In the seventh Recker hit a two run homerun to cut the lead to 3-2. In the eighth Kemp hit a sac fly making it 3-3. In the ninth Inciarte hit into an RBI ground out making it 4-3 Atlanta and that would be the final score.