The New York Mets defeated the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida and the final score was 5-2. Paul Sewald started for the Mets and pitched well Addison Reed had a scoreless inning as well and the offense was led by Michael Conforto and Matt Reynolds who each had a couple of hits.
Sewald pitched two innings giving up no hits and no runs with a walk. Reed won the game pitching an inning and giving up a hit, David Roseboom pitched two innings giving up a hit and he struck out two and Ben Rowen pitched an inning giving up a hit. Chasen Bradford pitched two innings giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout and Corey Taylor pitched an inning giving up a hit. He earned the save.
Jose Reyes had a hit and an RBI, Amed Rosario had a hit and an RBI and Champ Stuart drew a walk. Conforto had two hits and an RBI, Luis Guillorme had a hit and Travis d’Arnaud had a hit and an RBI. Tomas Nido had a hit and an RBI, Brandon Nimmo had a hit and Ty Kelly drew two walks. Dominic Smith had a hit and Reynolds had two hits. Smith hit a double and Guillorme hit a triple. Conforto hit a homerun and the Mets were 4-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
In the third Reyes hit an RBI ground out to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the fourth d’Arnaud hit an RBI single to make it 2-0 Mets. Conforto hit a solo homerun in the sixth to push the lead to 3-0. In the seventh Rosario hit an RBI single and it was 4-0 Mets. In the eighth Tyler Collins hit a two run single for the Tigers to cut the lead to 4-2. Nido hit an RBI single in the eighth to make it a 5-2 game and that would be the final score.