Saturday, May 10, 2014

Recap: Game 34 - Phillies (3) at Mets (2) (11 Innings) - Byrd sticks it down the Mets Right Field line


FINAL 11TH
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
R
H
E

Philadelphia
(16-18)
101000001391

New York
(16-18)
0000010002100

W: M. Hollands (1-1) L: C. Torres (2-2) S: J. Papelbon (10)
HR: PHI - None   NYM - None

Recap:

Marlon Byrd doubled home Chase Utley with the go-ahead run in the top of the 11th inning and the Philadelphia Phillies posted a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets.

Utley stroked a one-out double off Carlos Torres (2-2) and scored on Byrd's extra-base hit to right field after Ryan Howard was intentionally walked.

Jonathan Papelbon retired the Mets in order in the bottom of the 11th to earn his 10th save. Rookie Mario Hollands (1-1) recorded his first major league win after pitching the 10th.

Domonic Brown had a pair of RBI singles as the Phillies claimed the opener of this three-game series at Citi Field. They were coming off a four-game, home- and-home set in which they were swept by Toronto.

New York, down 2-1, tied the game in the eighth when Daniel Murphy drew a two- out walk against Antonio Bastardo and scored on a David Wright double.

Curtis Granderson knocked in the other run for the Mets, who suffered a season-high fourth straight loss and have dropped seven of their last eight games overall.

Looking at the final score, it's hard to believe how much traffic was on the bases. Philadelphia and New York combined for 32 men left on base in the game, which lasted 4 hours and 39 minutes.

The Phillies batted 3-for-12 with runners in scoring position and stranded 17, while the Mets finished 1-for-11 in such situations.

Both starters contributed to clogging the bases, but runs were scarce.

Roberto Hernandez gave up a run on six hits, walked three and struck out four in five innings for Philadelphia. The two singles by Brown were among the six hits off New York's Jenrry Mejia, who matched Hernandez's walk and strikeout total while tossing 4 2/3 innings.

After being shut out over the last 23 innings of the previous series against Miami, the Mets ended the scoring drought in their first at-bat.

Granderson followed consecutive one-out singles by Murphy and Wright with a double to right field.

New York wound up stranding the bases loaded, then did so again in the second.

Mejia fanned Jimmy Rollins to sidestep a bases-loaded jam in the second, but the Phillies tied the game with a third-inning run. Utley ripped a leadoff double and scored on Brown's soft liner to left field.

The tandem of Utley and Brown produced the go-ahead run in the fifth. Utley was hit by a pitch leading off the frame and stole second base with two outs before Brown singled to left again.

Hernandez escaped a second and third, no-out jam in the bottom of the inning with a pair of strikeouts and slow roller fielded by third baseman Cody Asche.

Game Notes

Howard extended his hitting streak against the Mets to 10 games with a first- inning single ... The Phillies snapped a five-game losing streak to the Mets ... The Phillies selected the contract of infielder Reid Brignac from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Friday. He took the roster spot of Freddy Galvis, who was optioned to Philadelphia's top minor league club after Thursday's game.

Box Score:

PhiladelphiaABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
Ben Revere CF401000010.282
  Antonio Bastardo P000000000.000
  Reid Brignac PH100000000.000
  Mario Hollands P000000000.000
  Jayson Nix 3B000000000.154
Jimmy Rollins SS400000023.258
Chase Utley 2B533020001.336
Ryan Howard 1B501000011.234
  John Mayberry PR-1B000000000.143
Marlon Byrd RF401110023.315
Domonic Brown LF502200010.233
Carlos Ruiz C401000021.290
Cody Asche 3B400000021.229
  Jonathan Papelbon P000000000.000
Roberto Hernandez P200000001.000
  Jake Diekman P000000000.000
  Mike Adams P000000000.000
  Tony Gwynn Jr. PH-CF200000001.217
Totals403933001112
NY MetsABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
Juan Lagares CF601000002.306
Daniel Murphy 2B421000021.307
David Wright 3B402110022.284
Curtis Granderson RF501110011.176
Chris Young LF500000002.227
Josh Satin 1B500000002.107
Wilmer Flores SS502000001.222
Travis d`Arnaud C502000001.211
Jenrry Mejia P100000000.000
  Daisuke Matsuzaka P000000000.000
  Eric Young PH101000000.220
  Jeurys Familia P000000000.000
  Scott Rice P000000000.000
  Ruben Tejada PH100000000.181
  Kyle Farnsworth P000000000.000
  Jose Valverde P000000000.000
  Anthony Recker PH100000000.229
  Carlos Torres P000000000.000
Totals432102200512


E_J.Rollins. LOB_Philadelphia 17, NY Mets 15. 2B_C.Utley 2, M.Byrd, D.Wright, C.Granderson. S_R.Hernandez, J.Mejia. SB_C.Utley (1), D.Brown (4), C.Ruiz (2). GIDP_C.Utley. DP_NY Mets 1 (D.Murphy, W.Flores and J.Satin).

PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
Roberto Hernandez5.061134099-564.15
Jake Diekman1.010012019-115.19
Mike Adams1.010002019-125.40
Antonio Bastardo (B 1)2.011112033-213.86
Mario Hollands (W 1-1)1.010001018-114.85
Jonathan Papelbon (S 10)1.00000106-61.88
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
Jenrry Mejia4.2622340101-615.06
Daisuke Matsuzaka1.100033034-173.09
Jeurys Familia1.110012028-193.52
Scott Rice0.20001008-35.63
Kyle Farnsworth1.000010017-83.00
Jose Valverde1.000001012-73.77
Carlos Torres (L 2-2)1.021122026-123.15


IBB_off J.Diekman (D.Wright), off D.Matsuzaka (C.Asche), off C.Torres 2 (R.Howard,D.Brown). 
HBP_by R.Hernandez (C.Young), by J.Mejia (C.Utley). 
WP_D.Matsuzaka.
T_4:39. A_30036.
Umpires_Home,Gabe Morales; First, Tim Timmons; Second, Tim Welke; Third, Todd Tichenor.
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