Thursday, September 05, 2013

Happy Recap: Game 138 - Mets (5) at Braves (2) - Bombs from Duda, Brown Help Gee to 11th Win


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N.Y. Mets (63-75)«2030000005121
Atlanta (85-54)000010010270
W: D. Gee (11-9) L: K. Loe (1-3) S: L. Hawkins (7)
HR: NYM - A. Brown (6),L. Duda (12)   ATL - F. Freeman (19)

Recap:

Andrew Brown and Lucas Duda each homered to back Dillon Gee , who went seven strong innings and continued his mastery as the New York Mets beat the NL East- leading Atlanta Braves 5-2 to avoid a three-game sweep.

Gee (11-9) has lasted at last six innings in 13 straight starts and has set career highs with 28 games started and 173 1/3 innings. He has a chance to reach 200 innings.

Freddie Freeman hit a solo homer for the Braves off  Newly acquired Vic Black in the eighth. The Braves who had won eight of nine before dropping one to the Mets. B.J. Upton added an RBI in the fifth.

Kameron Loe, 33-43 in nine seasons with Texas, Milwaukee, Seattle, the Cubs and Braves, had pitched only in relief since making his last start with Texas in 2007. He was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Monday and struggled in every inning against the Mets.

Loe (0-2), allowed five runs on 11 hits while walking three over 4 1/3 innings.

LaTroy Hawkins tossed a scoreless ninth to pick up his seventh save of the season.

Game Notes

The Braves went 10-9 against the Mets this season ... Gee improved to 4-4 lifetime against Atlanta ... The Braves were trying for their 13th series sweep of the season ... Atlanta went 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position and stranded seven, while New York went 3-for-11 with RISP and left 11 men on ... The Mets had 12 hits, compared to seven for the Braves.

Box Score:

NY MetsABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
Eric Young LF500000001.253
Daniel Murphy 2B412001010.284
Andrew Brown RF411200111.263
  Vic Black P000000000.000
  LaTroy Hawkins P000000000.000
Lucas Duda 1B513110101.247
Justin Turner 3B512000000.260
Travis d`Arnaud C501000000.163
Juan Lagares CF-RF511100000.268
Omar Quintanilla SS301000010.226
Dillon Gee P201100010.135
  Matt den Dekker CF000000000.222
Totals38512511243
AtlantaABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
B.J. Upton CF200100011.199
Justin Upton RF400000000.262
Freddie Freeman 1B411100100.306
Evan Gattis LF401010002.247
Gerald Laird C400000002.270
Elliot Johnson 3B402010000.273
Dan Uggla 2B411000000.184
Paul Janish SS302000000.189
  Andrelton Simmons PH100000000.249
Kameron Loe P100000000.000
  Freddy Garcia P000000000.000
  Joey Terdoslavich PH100000000.254
  Anthony Varvaro P000000000.000
  Chris Johnson PH100000001.330
Totals3327220116


E_E.Young. LOB_NY Mets 11, Atlanta 7. 2B_L.Duda, E.Gattis, E.Johnson. 3B_D.Murphy. HR_A.Brown (6) off K.Loe, L.Duda (12) off K.Loe, F.Freeman (19) off V.Black. SF_B.Upton. S_D.Gee, F.Garcia. SB_B.Upton (12).

NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
Dillon Gee (W 11-9)7.0411150102-783.53
Vic Black1.021100113-74.76
LaTroy Hawkins (S 7)1.010001014-93.41
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
Kameron Loe (L 0-2)4.11155302102-647.63
Freddy Garcia2.210002041-270.00
Anthony Varvaro2.000011027-182.94


WP_V.Black.
T_3:01. A_22946.
Umpires_Home,Wally Bell; First, Marvin Hudson; Second, Tim McClelland; Third, Marty Foster.

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