Monday, March 8, 2021

New York Mets take down the Houston Astros


The New York Mets defeated the Houston Astros on Saturday.  The game took place at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The final score was 6-1 in six innings.  Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and he pitched well.  Pete Alonso and James McCann each had a couple of hits to lead the offense. 

deGrom pitched two innings giving up one hit and no runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  He won his first game of the spring.  Edwin Diaz pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, Miguel Castro pitched an inning with a walk and Tommy Hunter pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one.  Mike Montgomery pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and an unearned run with a walk and a strikeout. 

Ronny Muricio had a hit and an RBI, Michael Conforto had a hit and Khalil Lee drew a walk.  Pete Alonso had two hits and an RBI, Dom Smith had a hit and two RBI and James McCann had two hits.  Kevin Pillar had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Pete Crow-Armstrong had a hit and Albert Almora Jr. had a hit and an RBI.  Alonso hit two doubles, McCann hit a double and Crow-Armstrong hit a triple.  Smith hit a homerun and the Mets were 3-12 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Davis was caught stealing and Mauricio committed an error. 

In the first Alonso hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the second Almora Jr. hit an RBI single to extend the lead to 2-0.  In the fourth Smith hit a solo homerun to make the game 3-0.  Pillar hit an RBI single and the lead was up to 4-0.  In the fifth Smith reached on a fielder’s choice and a run scored making it a 5-0 game.  In the sixth Mauricio hit an RBI single making it 6-0.  In the bottom of the sixth Freudis Nova hit an RBI double to get the Astros on the board and 6-1 would be the final score. 

The Mets will take on the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon in Port St. Lucie. 

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