The New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves on Monday afternoon. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 6-0. Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he pitched very well. Asdrubal Cabrera had three hits and Lucas Duda had three RBI to lead the Mets offense.
Syndergaard pitched six innings giving up five hits and no runs. He walked none and struck out seven. Hansel Robles picked up the win pitching a perfect inning and striking out one, Fernando Salas pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts and Robert Gsellman pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one.
Julio Teheran started for the Braves and he pitched six innings giving up four hits and no runs. He walked three and struck out six. Ian Krol pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and three runs with a walk and he took the loss, Chaz Roe pitched not recording an out and giving up a run and a walk and Eric O’Flaherty pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and two runs with three walks. Jose Ramirez pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings.
Jose Reyes drew a walk, Cabrera had three hits and an RBI and Yoenis Cespedes drew a walk. Curtis Granderson had a hit and an RBI, Neil Walker drew a walk and Jay Bruce had an RBI and drew three walks. Duda had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk, Rene Rivera had a hit and Travis d’Arnaud drew a walk. Syndergaard had a hit, Duda hit a double and the Mets were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Cabrera and Flores each had a stolen base.
Dansby Swanson had a hit, Freddie Freeman had three hits and Matt Kemp had a hit. Brandon Phillips had a hit, Tyler Flowers had a hit and Kemp hit a double and Freeman hit a triple. The Braves were 0-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Flowers had a passed ball.
In the seventh Cabrera hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. Granderson hit a sac fly, Bruce drew an RBI walk and Duda hit a three-run double to make it 6-0 and that was the final score.
The Mets and Braves will resume their three game opening series on Tuesday night. Jacob deGrom will take on Bartolo Colon on Tuesday night.