The New York Mets tied with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon. The game took place at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie and the final score was 5-5. Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and pitched great. Asdrubal Cabrera and Yoenis Cespedes each had two hits to lead the offense.
deGrom pitched four innings giving up two hits and no runs with four strikeouts. Josh Edgin pitched 2/3 of an inning and had a strikeout, Ben Rowen pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and Rafael Montero pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with two strikeouts. Erik Goeddel pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a strikeout, Chasen Bradford pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run with a couple of strikeouts and Paul Sewald pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout.
Luis Guillorme had a hit, Cabrera had two hits and Cespedes had two hits and two RBI. Kevin Kaczmarski had a hit, Wuilmer Becerra had a hit and Tomas Nido had a hit. Champ Stuart had a hit and two RBI and John Mora had a hit and an RBI. Becerra hit a double and Mora a triple. Stuart and Cespedes each hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Cabrera was caught stealing and Guillorme committed an error. Nido had a pickoff.
In the third Stuart hit a two-run homerun to give the Mets a 2-0 lead. In the third Cespedes hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 4-0. In the sixth Nicholas Castellanos hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 4-1. In the seventh Dominic Ficociello hit a solo homerun and it was 4-2. A wild pitch cut the lead to 4-3 still in the seventh. In the eighth Grayson Greiner hit an RBI double and the game was tied at four. In the ninth Jacoby Jones hit a solo homerun to give the Tigers a 5-4 lead. In the bottom of the ninth Mora hit an RBI triple to tie the game at five and that was how it would end. The teams did not play extra innings.