Friday night at Yankee Stadium Mark Teixeira hit a pair of homers and drove in 4 and Jacoby Ellsbury added a solo shot against Mets starter Jacob deGrom…the Yankees snap the Mets 11 game winning streak beating the Mets 6-1.
deGrom just didn't have it on the night. For just the 2nd time in his career he gave up multiple homers in a game.
In the top of the first Teixeira hit his 6th homer driving in Brett Gardner. In the 3rd Ellsbury led off the inning with a solo shot, his 1st. Then after A-Rod walked, Teixeira is his 2nd two run shot of the night, his 7th on the year to make it 5-0. Stephen Drew’s sac-fly capped the 4 run 3rd. deGrom hung in to pitch 5 innings allowing 8 hits 6 runs (all earned) he walked 2 and struck out 2. The 6 runs yielded tie a career high for deGrom who falls to 2-2 with the loss.
Sean Gilmartin pitched a scoreless 6th and into the 7th Hansel Robles made his major league debut in the 7th and pitched out of a bases loaded no out jam striking out 2. On a down night for the Mets Robles provided a much need jolt from the mound. Erik Goeddel pitched the 8th. Michael Pineda was jolting all night for the Yankees going 7 2/3 innings allowing 5 hits 1 run (earned) while striking out 7 earning the win improving to 3-0.
The Mets run came in the top of the 6th when Lucas Duda hit a sac-fly to left field bringing home Curtis Granderson. The Mets only managed 5 hits on the night, Granderson leading the way with 2. Juan Lagares saw his 10 game hit streak end as well.
The Mets are now 13-4 overall and 3-4 on the road. Saturday afternoon its game two of the weekend set. Matt Harvey (3-0 3.50) goes for the Mets. C.C. Sabathia (0-3 4.35) goes for the pinstripes.