The Mets scored a run in the top of the 5th to snap a 3-all tie and scored twice in the bottom of the 7th to add insurance. The Mets steam to their record tying 11th win in a row beating the Braves Thursday afternoon 6-3.
The Mets jumped out to a
3-0 lead in the bottom of the first.
Julio Teheran was wild walking Curtis Granderson, Lucas Duda and Michael
Cuddyer to load the bases. Daniel Murphy then hit a 3 run double to deep right to
clean the bases.
Andrelton Simmons RBI
double on a challenged call at home in the 2nd scored A.J.
Pierzynski to make it 3-1. The Braves then tied the game in the 4th. Nick Markakis doubled and went to third on a
hard hit single by Freddie Freeman. Murphy then made a mental error on a sure
double play grounder off the bat of Pierzynski to give the Braves the bases
juiced with no out. An RBI single by Andrelton Simmons made it 3-2 and a
sac-fly by Jace Peterson tied the game at 3.
In the bottom of the 5th Eric Campbell
drew a bases loaded walk to bring home Granderson and it was 4-3. The Mets
scored their final runs in the 7th when Michael Cuddyer hit into fielder’s
choice that scored Juan Lagares making
it 5-3. Murphy added an RBI single scoring Cuddyer and that capped the scoring.
Teheran only lasted 4 1/3 innings. He allowed
3 hits 3 runs (all earned) he walked 5 and struck out 5. Overall the Braves
walked 8 Mets on the day. Colon
continues to be a work horse. He went 6 innings allowing 7 hits 3 runs (all
earned) he walked none and struck out 5.
Buddy Carlyle pitched a scoreless 7th. Alex Torres pitched
the 8th. Jeurrys Familia
pitched the 9th for his 8th save on the year and 8th
and 8 tries.
Colon gets the win. He
improves to 4-0; Teheran takes the loss falling to 2-1. Juan Lagares sees his
hitting streak climb to 10 games. Murphy
went 2 for 3 with 4 RBI to lead the offensive charge for the Mets.
With the win the Mets finish their first home
stand a perfect 10-0 as they have swept the first three opponents they’ve
hosted in 2015. The Mets are now off to their best start in their history at
13-3. They are a perfect 10-0 at home and their 11 game winning streak ties the
Friday Night the Mets
jump on the subway to take on the Yankees over the weekend. Friday night Jacob
deGrom (2-1 0.93) goes for the Mets.
Michael Pineda (2-0 5.00) goes for the Yankees.