Monday, June 5, 2017

New York Mets are blown out by the PIttsburgh Pirates

The New York Mets were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 11-1.  Tyler Pill started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch well.  The Mets bullpen didn’t pitch well either and Michael Conforto, Jay Bruce and Wilmer Flores each had two hits. 

Pill took his second loss of the season pitching five innings and giving up eight hits and five runs with three of them being earned.  He walked none and struck out four.  Paul Sewald pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out one, Josh Edgin pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run and Neil Ramirez pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk.  Josh Smoker pitched an inning giving up three hits and three runs with a walk and a strikeout. 

Trevor Williams started for the Pirates and he pitched seven innings giving up seven hits and a run.  He walked two and struck out three and earned his third win of the season.  Jhan Marinez pitched an inning with a walk and Tony Watson pitched a perfect inning. 

Conforto had two hits and drew a walk, Bruce had two hits and Neil Walker drew a walk.  Flores had two hits, Curtis Granderson had a hit and drew a walk and Conforto and Flores each hit a double.  The Mets were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Conforto committed two errors. 

Adam Frazier had two hits and two RBI, Josh Harrison had a hit and John Jaso had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk.  David Freese had three hits and three RBI, Josh Bell had an RBI and Andrew McCutchen had three hits and three RBI.  Jordy Mercer had a hit, Francisco Cervelli had three hits and drew a walk and Phil Gosselin had an RBI.  Frazier, Jaso and Cervelli each hit a double and McCutchen hit a homerun.  The Pirates were 6-12 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

In the first Freese hit an RBI single, Bell hit an RBI ground out and it was 2-0 Pirates.  In the second d’Arnaud grounded into a double play and a run scored cutting the lead to 2-1.  In the third Jaso hit an RBI double, Freese hit a sac fly and it was 4-1 Pirates.  In the fourth Frazier hit an RBI single extending the lead to 5-1.  In the seventh Freese hit an RBI single pushing the lead to 6-1 and in the eighth Gosselin hit into a force out and a run scored to make it 7-1.  Fraizer hit a sac fly extending the lead to 8-1.  In the ninth McCutchen hit a three-run homerun to make it 11-1 and that would be the final score. 

The Mets will be off on Monday before heading to Texas to take on the Rangers in a two game set.   

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