The New York Mets were defeated by the Houston Astros on Wednesday afternoon. The game took place at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in Florida and the final score was 12-2. Robert Gsellman started for the Mets and he pitched ok but not great. The offense had six hits but no one had more than a hit.
Gsellman pitched two innings giving up five hits and two runs with no walks and a strikeout. Gsellman took the loss. Josh Edgin pitched an inning with a strikeout, Logan Taylor pitched an inning giving up three hits and five runs with three of them being earned and he walked two and struck out one. Kevin McGowan pitched a perfect inning, Sean Gilmartin pitched two innings giving up five hits and three runs with a walk and two strikeouts and David Roseboom pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with two strikeouts.
Juan Lagares had an RBI, Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Wilmer Flores had a hit. Blake Tiberi had a hit, Phillip Evans had a hit and Travis Taijeron had a hit and drew a walk. Tomas Nido had a hit, Tiberi hit a double and Cabrera hit a homerun. The Mets were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Evans committed an error, Nido had a passed ball and Egin had a pickoff.
In the first Yulieski Gurriel hit a two-run double to give the Astros a 2-0 lead. In the fourth Cabrera hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 2-1. In the bottom of the fourth J.D. Davis drew an RBI walk to make it 3-1. A passed ball made it 4-1 still in the fourth and Jake Marisnick hit a two-run single to make it 6-1. George Springer hit a sac fly to push the lead to 7-1 still in the fourth. In the fifth Lagares hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 7-2. In the seventh Teoscar Hernandez hit a solo homerun to make it an 8-2 game. Colin Moran hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 9-2. Tyler White hit an RBI single to give Houston a 10-2 lead in the seventh and in the eighth A.J. Reed hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 12-2 which was the final score.