August 28th 2015 -- Red Sox 6, Mets 4 (10 Innings)
Friday night at Citi Field the Red Sox scored 3 times in the top of the 10th inning breaking a 3 all tie as they beat the Mets 6-4. It was Harvey night, and for the first 6 innings the Mets were coasting. The Amazins took a 1-0 lead in the 4th. Wilmer Flores doubled to left and Travis d’Arnaud followed with an RBI single to bring him home. In the 5th David Wright singled. Michael Cuddyer followed with a single that went under the glove of Rusney Castillo in right allowing Wright to come home from 1st for a 2-0 lead. Harvey went 6 scoreless innings allowing just 2 hits while walking 1 and striking out 8. Logan Verrett came on in the 7th and had his 1st misstep of 2015. David Oritz connected for a solo blast, his 27th on the year to make it 2-1. Blake Swihart singled, stole 2nd and then Jackie Bradley Jr. homered, his 6th on the year for a 3-2 Boston lead. In the bottom of the 7th Alexi Ogando couldn’t find the plate. Yoenis Cespedes walked. Wright singled. Cuddyer walked. Flores popped up to bring up Travis d’Arnaud who waked to bring in Cespedes and the game was tied at 3. Tyler Clippard pitched a scoreless 8th. Jeurys Familia pitched the 9th. In the 10th, Carlos Torres came on and yielded a homer by Swihart, his 6th to make it 4-3. Bradley Jr. singled. Mookie Betts doubled to make it 2nd and 3rd, Josh Rutledge brought home Bradley Jr. with a sac-fly. Xavier Bogaerts singled scoring Betts to cap the rally. The Mets had a rally in the bottom of the 10th. Junichi Tazawa issued 4 straight 2 out walks, the final walk to Granderson scoring Tejada to make it 6-4. Cespedes came up with 2 out and the tieing run on 2nd facing Craig Breslow and popped up to end the threat. One night after being the hero, Torres takes the loss allowing 3 runs on 4 hits in 2/3 of an inning. He falls to 5-6. Tommy Layne gets the win he’s 1-1. Breslow picks up his 1st save. With the loss the Mets 8 game winning streak comes to an end. They stand at 71-57 on the year and 42-22 at home. The Nats lost to the Marlins Friday so the Mets still hold a 6 ½ game lead in the NL East. Saturday afternoon is game two of the series. Jacob deGrom (12-6 2.29) goes for the Mets. Joe Kelly (7-6 5.18) goes for the Red Sox.