The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 9-8 in 11 innings. Seth Lugo started for the Mets and he pitched ok, the bullpen had some good and some bad. Asdrubal Cabrera and Yoenis Cespedes each had three hits.
Lugo pitched five innings giving up four hits and three runs with two walks and four strikeouts. Sean Gilmartin pitched to two batters and retired them both, Erik Goeddel pitched to one batter and retired him and Fernando Salas pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Addison Reed pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up three hits and three runs with a walk, Hansel Robles pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two walks and he struck out two, Josh Edgin pitched 1/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Jeurys Familia pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout. Jim Henderson won his second game of the season pitching 1/3 of an inning and he had a walk.
Adam Morgan pitched five innings giving up five hits and three runs with two walks and eight strikeouts. Luis Garcia pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Michael Mariot pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Frank Hermann pitched to one batter and retired him. Joely Rodriguez pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Jeanmar Gomez pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout and Hector Neris pitched 2/3 of an inning walking one and struck out two. Severino Gonzalez pitched an inning with two strikeouts and Edubray Ramos pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and he lost his third game of the season and blew his second save of the season.
Jose Reyes had two hits and two RBI with a walk, Cabrera had three hits and three RBI and Cespedes had three hits and two RBI. TJ Rivera had a hit, Curtis Granderson had a hit, two RBI and drew a walk and Brandon Nimmo had a hit. Ty Kelly drew a walk, Michael Conforto drew a walk and Cespedes hit a double. Granderson, Reyes and Cabrera each hit a homerun. The Yankees were 3-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
Cesar Hernandez had two hits and drew three walks, Roman Quinn had an RBI and A.J. Ellis had a hit and an RBI. Odubel Herrera had a hit, Maikel Franco had two hits, four RBI and drew a walk and Ryan Howard had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Cameron Rupp had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Freddy Galvis had a hit and Aaron Altherr drew a walk. Galvis hit a double, Hernandez hit a triple and Howard, Rupp and Franco each hit a homerun. The Phillies were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Hernandez committed an error.
In the second Granderson hit a two run homerun to give the Mets a 2-0 lead. In the fourth Quinn hit an RBI groundout to cut the lead to 2-1. In the fifth Howard hit a solo homerun to tie the game at two. In the fifth Rupp hit a solo homerun giving the Phillies a 3-2 lead. In the bottom of the fifth the Mets tied it on a Cespedes RBI single. Cespedes hit an RBI double in the seventh to give the Mets a 4-3 lead. In the eighth Franco hit a three run homerun giving the Phillies back the lead at 6-4. Reyes hit a two run homerun in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game at six. In the 11th Ellis hit an RBI single giving the Phillies a 7-6 lead. Franco drew an RBI walk to make it 8-6. In the bottom of the 11th Cabrera hit a walk-off three run homerun to give the Mets a 9-8 win.
The Mets and Phillies will play game two on Friday night.