Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The New York Mets defeat the Detroit Tigers

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. 

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