The New York Mets were defeated by the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida and the final score was 4-3. Adam Wilk started for the Mets and pitched well. Phillip Evans led the offense with a couple of hits.
Wilk pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a walk with a strikeout, Donovan Hand pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings and Kyle Regnault pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up four this and four runs with a walk and two strikeouts. Rafael Montero pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up two hits and he struck out two and Josh Edgin pitched an inning striking out one.
Patrick Biondi had a hit and an RBI, Luis Guillorme had a hit and Kevin Plawecki had a hit. Travis Taijeron had a hit, Evans had two hits and L.J. Mazzilli had a hit and two RBI. Mazzilli and Biondi each hit a double and the Mets were 2-7 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Regnault had a pickoff.
In the third Mazzilli hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. Biondi hit an RBI double to extend the lead to 2-0 in the third. In the fourth Mazzilli hit a sac fly and it was 3-0 Mets. In the bottom of the fifth Jose Iglesias hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 3-1 and in the sixth J.D. Martinez hit a solo homerun to make it a 3-2 game. Omar Infante hit a two-run double in the sixth to make it a 4-3 game Detroit and that would be the final score.