Tuesday, August 11, 2020

New York Mets double up the Miami Marlins

 The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon.  The game took place at

Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-2.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and 

pitched ok and the bullpen was good. Andres Gimenez led the offense with three hits.  

deGrom pitched five innings giving up seven hits and two runs with two walks and six strikeouts. 

deGrom won his second game of the season.  Jared Hughes pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts,

Dellin Betances pitched an inning with a walk and Edwin Diaz pitched an inning giving up two hits and 

he struck out three.  Seth Lugo picked up his third save of the season pitching an inning with a walk 

and a strikeout.  

Pablo Lopez pitched five innings giving up five hits and three runs with two being earned.  He walked

four and struck out four and took his first loss of the season.  Stephen Tarpley pitched 1/3 of an inning

giving up two hits and a run.  Mike Morin pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up a hit and a walk with two

strikeouts and Brian Moran pitched an inning with a strikeout.  

Brandon Nimmo had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Jeff McNeil had two RBI and Michael Conforto

had a hit and drew a walk.  J.D. Davis had a hit and drew two walks, Dom Smith had a hit and Gimenez

had three hits.  Tomas Nido had a hit and drew a walk, Gimenez and Smith each hit a double.  The Mets

were 1-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Gimenez had a stolen base and 

Conforto was caught stealing.  Alonso committed an error and Nido had a passed ball.  

In the third McNeil hit an RBI ground out to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  Conforto reached on an error

and the lead was pushed to 2-0.  In the fourth Nimmo hit an RBI single to make it 3-0.  In the fifth 

Aguilar hit a two-run homerun to cut the lead to 3-2.  In the sixth McNeil hit a sac fly and the lead was

4-2 and that was the final score.  

The Mets took two out of three in the series and will now face the Washington Nationals at home

beginning on Monday night.  

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