7/2/15

July 2nd 2015 -- Cubs 6, Mets 1

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Thursday afternoon the Mets finally scored a run …but the Cubs scored 6. The Mets drop their 3rd straight 6-1 to Chicago.  The Cubs got to Mets starter Jacob deGrom in the 2nd when Jonathon Herrera’s safety squeeze brought home Chris Coghlan and it was 1-0.  The Mets scored their first run in 22 innings in the 3rd when deGrom doubled and then scored when Curtis Granderson connected with a ground-rule double to tie the game at 1.  Jake Arietta pitched for the Cubs and that was all he gave up on the day.  In the 5th the Cubs took a 2-1 lead when Anthony Rizzo’s RBI single scored Starling Castro.  In the 6th, Herrera connected for a 2 run homer off deGrom, his 1st on the year and it was 4-1 Cubs. deGrom left after 5 1/3 allowing 7 hits 4 runs (3 earned) while walking 2 and striking out 2.  The Cubs scored their last two runs in the top of the 9th off Alex Torres in the form of a 2 run homerun by Miguel Montero, his 10th to cap the scoring. deGrom takes the loss falling to 8-6.  Arietta went 8 allowing 5 hits 1 run and striking out 7. He gets the win; he’s now 8-5.  With the loss the Mets get swept by the Cubs. They fall to 40-40 on the year and are now 29-14 at Citi Field.  The Mets are now off the west coast to spend the 4th of July weekend in Los Angeles.   Noah Syndergaard (3-4 3.59) goes for the Mets, Clayton Kershaw (5-6  3.20) goes for Los Angeles. 

2 comments:

Thomas Brennan said...

Make multiple moves now. Keep the pitching core.

John Looby said...

What moves can be made if we aren't trading any of the pitching core?

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