Wednesday, August 28, 2019

New York Mets lost to the Atlanta Braves

The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 2-1.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and he pitched well.  J.D. Davis had two hits to lead the offense. 

Matz pitched six innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and six strikeouts.  Matz lost his eighth game of the season.  Paul Sewald pitched two innings giving up a hit and a run with four strikeouts and Justin Wilson pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts. 

Dallas Keuchel won his fifth game of the season pitching seven innings and giving up four hits and no runs.  He walked three and struck out seven.  Sean Newcomb pitched an inning and Mark Melancon pitched an inning giving up three hits and a run and he saved his sixth game of the season. 

Amed Rosario had a hit, Pete Alonso had a hit and Michael Conforto had a hit.  Davis had two hits and drew a walk, Todd Frazier had a hit and an RBI and Juan Lagares drew a walk.  Wilson Ramos had a hit, Rene Rivera drew a walk and Alonso hti a double.  The Mets were 1-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Freddie Freeman drew a walk, Josh Donaldson had two hits and two RBI and Adam Duvall had a hit.  Tyler Flowers drew a walk, Duvall hit a double and Donaldson hit two homeruns.  The Braves were 0-3 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.  Duvall committed an error. 

In the second Donaldson hit a solo homerun to give the Braves a 1-0 lead.  In the seventh Donalson hit a solo homerun pushing the Braves lead to 2-0.  In the ninth Frazier hit an RBI ground out to cut the lead to 2-1 but that would be the final score. 

The Mets were swept in the three-game series and will be off on Monday before beginning a three-game series with the Chicago Cubs at home on Tuesday night.   

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