Thursday, September 12, 2019

New York Mets defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks

The New York Mets defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 3-2.  Zack Wheeler started for the Mets and he pitched well.  Robinson Cano and Todd Frazier each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Wheeler pitched seven innings giving up seven hits and a run.  He walked two and struck out seven and won his 11th game of the season.  Brad Brach pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run and Justin Wilson saved his second game of the season pitching 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a walk with a strikeout. 

Zac Gallen pitched six innings giving up five hits and three runs with two walks and nine strikeouts.  He lost his fifth game of the season.  Jimmie Sherfy pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout, T.J. McFarland pitched to one batter and got him out and Stefan Crichton pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts.   Michael Conforto had a hit, Cano had two hits and Amed Rosario drew a walk.  Brandon Nimmo drew a walk, Frazier had two hits and three RBI and Conforto, and Cano each hit a double.  Frazier hit two doubles and the Mets were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base. 

Ketel Marte had two hits and drew a walk, Eduardo Escobar had two hits and two RBI and Christian Walker had a hit.  Josh Rojas drew two walks, Adam Jones had a hit and Nick Ahmed had two hits.  Jake Lamb had a hit, Kevin Cron had a hit and Marte hit a double and Escobar hit a homerun.  The Diamondbacks were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Marte and Rojas each had a stolen base. 

In the first Escobar hit an RBI single to give the Diamondbacks a 1-0 lead.  In the second Frazier hit a two-run double to give the Mets a 2-1 lead.  In the fourth Frazier hit an RBI double to push the lead to 3-1.  In the eighth Escobar hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-2 and that would be the final score. 

The two teams will play game two of three on Wednesday night. 

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