Saturday, July 26, 2014

Happy Recap: Game 103 - Mets (3) at Brewers (2) - Mets come back from the dead and win it in the ninth


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New York
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Milwaukee
(58-46)
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W: C. Torres (5-4) L: F. Rodriguez (4-4) S: J. Mejia (14)
HR: NYM - L. Duda (17)   MIL - C. Gomez (15)

Recap:

Lucas Duda's two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning gave the New York Mets a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday.

Milwaukee carried a 2-0 lead into the ninth inning thanks to 7 2/3 scoreless innings by Yovani Gallardo, but closer Francisco Rodriguez (4-4) failed to record an out before the Mets went in front. Daniel Murphy doubled to left to start the frame and David Wright singled to make it 2-1. Duda followed with a no-doubter over the wall in right.

Jenrry Mejia struck out the side in the ninth to earn his 14th save.

Gallardo is now winless in his last six starts despite striking out eight and yielding just four hits during his stint.

Zack Wheeler also pitched well despite not factoring into the decision. The young righty fanned nine in 6 2/3 frame, surrendering two runs -- one earned -- on three hits.

Murphy had three hits for the Mets, who have won three of four.

Carlos Gomez had two of Milwaukee's three hits, including a solo homer, as the Brewers' four-game win streak came to an end. Aramis Ramirez was credited with the other RBI.

Rickie Weeks drew a walk to start the home sixth and moved to third when Ryan Braun's grounder trickled under Murphy's glove at second base and into right. Ramirez then worked the count full before grounding softly to shortstop, plating Weeks on a fielder's choice. Ramirez beat out the throw to first and Lyle Overbay walked with two outs, but Jean Segura's innocent grounder ended the threat with the Brewers up just 1-0.

Gomez then made it 2-0 with his two-out home run a half inning later, and Weeks followed with a bullet liner off the wall in right-center for a double, chasing Wheeler from the game. Vic Black came on and got Braun to fly to right to end the seventh.

Carlos Torres (5-4) tossed a scoreless eighth inning for the Mets.

Game Notes

Milwaukee second baseman Scooter Gennett missed his third straight game with tightness in his quad ... The Brewers went 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position and stranded nine.

Box Score:

NY MetsABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
Curtis Granderson RF400000003.229
Daniel Murphy 2B413010000.289
David Wright 3B412100000.281
Lucas Duda 1B411200100.260
Travis d`Arnaud C401000000.227
Bobby Abreu LF400000004.246
  Jenrry Mejia P000000000.000
Juan Lagares CF400000001.272
Ruben Tejada SS400000002.231
Zack Wheeler P200000001.063
  Vic Black P000000000.000
  Eric Campbell PH101000000.324
  Carlos Torres P000000000.000
  Eric Young LF000000000.231
Totals35383101011
MilwaukeeABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
Carlos Gomez CF512100101.307
Rickie Weeks 2B311010012.261
Ryan Braun RF400000001.298
Aramis Ramirez 3B400100001.275
Khris Davis LF300000002.251
Lyle Overbay 1B301000012.235
Jean Segura SS400000000.233
Martin Maldonado C300000000.243
  Jonathan Lucroy PH000000010.314
Yovani Gallardo P300000003.139
  Will Smith P000000000.000
  Francisco Rodriguez P000000000.000
  Logan Schafer PH100000001.188
Totals33242101313


E_D.Murphy 2. LOB_NY Mets 5, Milwaukee 9. 2B_D.Murphy, R.Weeks. HR_L.Duda (17) off F.Rodriguez, C.Gomez (15) off Z.Wheeler.

NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
Zack Wheeler6.2321291108-723.64
Vic Black0.10000003-21.99
Carlos Torres (W 5-4)1.010001016-112.93
Jenrry Mejia (S 14)1.000013020-143.69
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
Yovani Gallardo7.2400080102-703.57
Will Smith (H 23)0.10000104-33.06
Francisco Rodriguez (L 4-4;B 4)1.043302123-173.10


HBP_by Z.Wheeler (K.Davis,R.Weeks). 
T_3:01. A_33097.
Umpires_Home,Kerwin Danley; First, Mark Ripperger; Second, Dan Bellino; Third, Lance Barksdale.
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