Thursday, June 8, 2017

New York Mets earn a split in Texas

The New York Mets defeated the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.  The game took place at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas and the final score was 4-3.  Zach Wheeler started for the Mets and he pitched well.  Jay Bruce led the offense with two hits and three RBI. 

Wheeler pitched seven innings giving up six hits and a run.  He walked three and struck out five.  Jery Blevins pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with two strikeouts and picked up his third win of the season and Addison Reed pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and earned his ninth save of the season. 

Yu Darvish pitched 7 1/3 innings giving up three hits and three runs with a walk and nine strikeouts.  Dario Alvarez pitched 2/3 of an inning walking one and Matt Bush pitched an inning giving up a hit and a unearned run with two walks and two strikeouts and took his first loss of the season. 

Michael Conforto drew a walk, Bruce had two hits and three RBI and Lucas Duda had a hit.  Wilmer Flores drew a walk, Curtis Granderson drew a walk and Travis d’Arnaud drew a walk.  Juan Lagares had a hit, Duda hit a double and Bruce hit two homeruns.  The Mets were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Granderson and Reyes each had a stolen base. 

Delino Deshields had two hits and drew a walk, Shin-Soo Choo drew a walk and Elvis Andrus had a hit.  Nomar Mazara had a hit and an RBI, Robinson Chirinos had a hit and two RBI and Roughned Odor had a hit.  Ryan Rua had a hit, Jared Hoying had a hit and drew a walk, Odor hit a double and Chirinos hit a homerun.  The Rangers were 1-9 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Odor committed an error. 

In the first Mazara hit into a force out and a run scored making it 1-0 Rangers.  In the fourth Bruce hit a two-run homerun giving the Mets a 2-1 lead.  In the sixth Bruce hit a solo homerun making it 3-1.  In the eighth Chirinos hit a two-run homerun to tie the game at three.  In the ninth Reyes reached on an error to give the Mets a 4-3 lead and that was the final score. 

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