Wednesday, April 28, 2021

New York Mets shutout the Washington Nationals


The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals on Sunday.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-0.  Taijuan Walker started for the Mets and he pitched well.  The bullpen also pitched well and J.D. Davis led the offense with three hits and two RBI. 

Walker pitched seven innings giving up three hits and no runs.  He walked three and struck out four and won his first game of the season.  Miguel Castro pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out three and Edwin Diaz pitched a perfect inning. 

Patrick Corbin started for the Nationals and he pitched four innings giving up seven hits and four runs with three walks and three strikeouts.  Corbin lost his third game of the season.  Austin Voth pitched three innings giving up a hit and he struck out four and Tanner Rainey pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout. 

Pete Alonso had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, Francisco Lindor had a hit and Davis had three hits and two RBI.  Michael Conforto had a hit, James McCann had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Jonathan Villar had a hit.  Albert Almora Jr. drew a walk, Conforto hit a double and Davis and Alonso each hit a homerun.  The Mets were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Villar and Nimmo were caught stealing and Villar was picked off.  Conforto had an outfield assist and Walker had a pickoff. 

Josh Harrison had a hit, Yadiel Hernandez had two hits and drew two walks and Victor Robles had a hit.  Corbin drew a walk, Andrew Stevenson had a hit and Robles hit a double.  The Nationals were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  Harrison was picked off and Shwarber had an outfield assist.  Corbin had a pickoff. 

In the first Davis hit a two-run homerun giving the Mets a 2-0 lead.  In the fourth McCann hit an RBI single and it was 3-0 Mets.  In the bottom of the fifth Alonso hit a solo homerun pushing the lead to 4-0 and that would be the final score.   

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