With OF Juan Lagares on the 15 day DL for the Mets, they called up OF Kirk Neiuwenhuis from Triple-A Las Vegas to play. Kirk did GREAT last night going 3-5 with 3 RBI’s and a run including a 2 run blast. Pitcher Jenrry Mejia got the win for the Mets going 5 strong innings, striking out 3 and only letting up 2 hits, 2 walks, and 0 runs. The Mets won this game because they got HOT early with 3 runs in the 1st inning and a whopping 6 in the 4th! ALL off new D-Backs veteran pitcher Bronson Arroyo. The game was scoreless for the remainder of the matchup and the Mets won in a blow-out 9-0 game. The Mets are coming back to life now with 2 straight wins and a 7-7 record good for 3rd in the east. Tonight Dillion Gee will be pitching for NY and he is looking for his 1st win of the season. Brandon McCarthy is on the hill for the Snakes, he’s been roughed up so far this season with a 7.78 ERA and 2 losses. Curtis Granderson‘s injury is not as severe as we thought, he may play in today’s game. Fun Fact: If the Mets beat the DiamondBacks today, it will be their first sweep of the season and in Arizona since...Read More
Category: NY METS RECAPS
The Mets improved their record to 6-7 with a nice 7-3 win over the D-Backs last night. Zach Wheeler had his 3rd start for the Mets this year striking out 3 and letting up 2 runs in his 6.1 innings of work. Carlos Torres got the save for the Mets coming in for 2.2 innings and throwing 2 K’s. First Baseman Lucas Duda was the star of the game and had 4 hits and 2 RBI’s in the win. Third Baseman David Wright had 2 RBI’s on a single and a sacrifice ground-out. For Arizona, all of their runs were batted in by Catcher Miguel Montero on a double, single and sac-fly. Josh Collomenter took the loss for the D-Backs with 3 earned runs allowed in only 4 innings of work. The relief pitching was just as disappointing for the D-Backs letting up 4 runs in the loss. The Mets took 2 scares in this game from OF Curtis Granderson and OF Juan Lagares. Lagares was pulled from the game in the 7th from a strained hammy and Granderson was injured after he made a spectacular catch in the outfield but dropped the ball after colliding with the OF wall and stayed in the game but left to reported rib and left forearm injuries. Grandy may be back soon but the electric hitting Lagares may be out longer but...Read More
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