Sunday, September 15, 2019

The New York Mets lose to the Los Angeles Dodgers

The New York Mets were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 9-2.  Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch well.  The Mets offense didn’t produce much, no player had more than a hit. 

Syndergaard pitched five innings giving up five hits and four runs with two walks and four strikeouts.   He lost his eighth game of the season.  Jeurys Familia pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout, Luis Avilan pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a walk and a strikeout and Walker Lockett pitched two innings giving up three hits and two runs. 

Clayton Kershaw pitched 6 1/3 innings giving up four hits and two runs with three walks and five strikeouts.  Kershaw won his 14th game of the season.  Joe Kelly pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Casey Sadler pitched a perfect inning and Josh Sborz pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout. 

Amed Rosario had a hit and an RBI, J.D. Davis had a hit and an RBI and Wilson Ramos had a hit and drew a walk.  Robinson Cano had ah it, Todd Frazier had a hit and Michael Conforto drew a walk.  Pete Alonso drew two walks, Davis hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-5 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Joc Pederson had two hits, Max Muncy drew two walks and Chris Taylor had a hit and two RBI.  Cody Bellinger had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Corey Seager had two hits and A.J. Pollock had a hit and an RBI.  Gavin Lux had two hits and three RBI, Edwin Rios had a hit and two RBI and Taylor hit a double.  Lux and Rios each hit a homerun and the Dodgers were 4-5 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Beaty had a stolen base. 

In the first Davis hit a solo homerun to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the fourth Pollock hit an RBI single and Lux hit a three-run homerun to give the Dodgers a 4-1 lead.  In the seventh Taylor hit a two-run double to push their lead to 6-1.  Bellinger hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 7-1.  In the bottom of the seventh Rosario hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 7-2.  In the eighth Rios hit a two-run homerun to make it a 9-2 game and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Saturday.    

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