Monday, September 30, 2013

The New York Mets finish season with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers

The New York Mets finish season with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers

The New York Mets defeated the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon. The final score was 3-2 and the game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York. Jon Niese started for the Mets and pitched well and the bullpen was good. Eric Young Jr. and David Wright had the only RBI for the Mets.

Niese pitched six innings giving up six hits and two runs. He walked two and struck out two. Gonzalez Germen pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts, Vic Black won his third game of the season pitching an inning with a walk and Frank Francisco earned his first save of the season pitching a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts.

Young Jr. had a hit and an RBI, Wright had an RBI and Daniel Murphy had a hit. Juan Centeno had a hit; The Mets were 0-5 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base. Young Jr. had two stolen bases and Murphy had a stolen base. Black committed an error and Young and Lagares each had an outfield assist.

Marco Estrada pitched seven innings giving up two hits and a run with eight strikeouts. Brandon Kintzler blew a save and lost his third game of the season. He pitched an inning giving up a hit and two runs which were unearned.

Norichika Aoki drew a walk, Jeff Bianchi had a hit and Jonathan Lucroy had two hits. Carlos Gomez had a hit and drew a walk, Yuniesky Betancourt drew a walk and Sean Halton had an RBI. Logan Schafer had a hit and an RBI, Scooter Gennett had a hit and the Brewers were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. Gomez had a stolen base and Bianchi and Lucroy each committed an error.

Wright hit a sacrifice fly in the first giving the Mets a 1-0 lead. In the fourth Halton grounded into a force out scoring a run and tying the game at one. Schafter hit an RBI single giving the Brewers a 2-1 lead. In the eighth Centeno hit an RBI single and Young Jr. hit an RBI groundout to give the Mets a 3-2 lead. 3-2 would be the final score.

The Mets record finished at 74-88 and the Brewers were 74-88. The next stop for these two teams is winter and they will be back in the spring.

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