Showing posts with label 2012 Spring Training Games. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 2012 Spring Training Games. Show all posts

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 15 - Pelfrey Rocked Again, Mets Lose Again in Astros Romp


Final Score: Houston 9, NY Mets 5

Carlos Lee hit a three-run home run to lift the Houston Astros to a 9-5 win over the New York Mets in Grapefruit League play.

Lee finished the game 2-for-3 with five RBI while Jed Lowrie went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and three RBI in the win for the Astros. Livan Hernandez lasted three innings in the start and was tagged for four runs on five hits with three walks over three innings.

Ronny Cedeno and Ron Johnson each hit a solo home run in the loss for the Mets. Mike Pelfrey saw his earned run average balloon to 14.90 as he gave up eight runs in 2 2/3 innings.

Box Score:

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 14 - Mets Fall again, despite Niese's good outing


Final Score: Atlanta 3, NY Mets 2

David Ross stroked a two-run double in the top of the eighth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the New York Mets in Grapefruit League play.

One batter earlier, Matt Diaz put the Braves on the board with an RBI single.

Ross, Martin Prado, Jason Heyward and Luis Durango each had two hits for Atlanta.

Kris Medlen limited the Mets to one hit over four scoreless innings.

Daniel Murphy singled home both New York runs in the sixth, while Jon Niese gave up six hits over 5 1/3 scoreless frames.

Box Score:

Friday, March 16, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 13 - Johan and the Mets Fall to the Tigers 9-0


Final Score: Detroit 9, NY Mets 0

Delmon Young had two hits, knocked in two runs and scored twice as the Detroit Tigers downed the New York Mets, 9-0, on Friday.

Omir Santos also had two RBI for the Tigers, while Rick Porcello allowed four hits while striking out three batters through a four-inning start.

Johan Santana gave up five runs -- four earned -- on four hits and two walks in 2 2/3 innings for the Mets.

Box Score:

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 12 - Jose Reyes shows face, Mets lose to Marlins 3-1


Final Score: Miami 3, NY Mets 1

Chris Coghlan had two hits and scored two runs in Miami's 3-1 victory over the New York Mets.

Josh Johnson gave up a run on five hits over three innings for the Marlins.

Jason Bay went 2-for-2 with a double for New York, while R.A. Dickey tossed two hitless frames.

Ex Mets' shortstop Jose Reyes made an appearance and went 0 for 1 against R.A. Dickey, as he left following a 54-minute rain delay in the 3rd inning.

Box Score:

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 11 - Prince Homers, Mets Lose 7-6


Final Score: Detroit 7, Mets 6

Prince Fielder homered and had three hits and the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Mets 7-6 in 10 innings on Wednesday.

Fielder’s two-run homer came off Mets starter Dillon Gee in the fourth inning. Delmon Young had two hits for the Tigers, including a two-run single in a four-run fifth—all unearned—against Mets left-hander Chuck James.

Gee struck out five in four innings in his third spring start.

Detroit starter Max Scherzer did not get through the Mets’ four-run third. After giving up a hit and two walks and hitting Zach Lutz with a pitch, Scherzer was replaced by Casey Crosby.

Daniel Schlereth pitched two innings of shutout relief for the win. Quintin Berry drove in Andy Dirks with the winning run in the 10th inning.

Box Score:

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 10 - Cardinals Hammer Pelfrey in Loss


Final Score: St. Louis 7, NY Mets 1

David Freese and Yadier Molina each blasted homers to lead St. Louis past the New York Mets, 7-1, in spring training action.

Bryan Anderson hit a two-run double, Matt Carpenter knocked in another run and Tyler Greene stole home for the Cardinals, who received three innings of scoreless, one-hit ball from starter Adam Wainwright.

Mike Pelfrey recorded the loss after allowing four runs on six hits in 4 1/3 innings for the Mets. Lucas Duda drove in New York's lone run.

Box Score:

Monday, March 12, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 9 - Mets Tie Tigers in 10 innings, Duda hits Grand Slam


Final Score: NY Mets 7, Detroit 7 (10 innings)

Andy Dirks doubled in the tying run in the bottom of the eighth inning, helping Detroit forge a 7-7 deadlock with the New York Mets in Grapefruit League play.

Alex Avila finished with two hits and two RBI and Miguel Cabrera added a pair of hits and a run driven in. Drew Smyly allowed a run on two hits in his two- inning start.

Lucas Duda's grand slam highlighted a six-run fifth inning for the Mets, and Mike Nickeas added two hits and two RBI.

Jon Niese served up five hits and three runs with four strikeouts in three full frames.

Box Score:

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 8 - Marlins beat Mets in Rain shortened game


Final Score: Miami 4, NY Mets 2 (five innings)

Hanley Ramirez and Bryan Petersen each had two hits and scored a run, as the Miami Marlins posted a 4-2 win over the New York Mets in a Grapefruit League game called after five innings because of rain.

Miami starter Mark Buehrle gave up two runs on five hits in four innings of work.

Johan Santana allowed an unearned run on two hits in his second spring start for the Mets. Santana struck out two and walked one in 2 2/3 frames.

Box Score:

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 7 - Dickey lit up for 5 runs in loss to Nationals


Final Score: Washington 8, NY Mets 2

Ryan Zimmerman and Wilson Ramos each drove in a pair of runs as Washington downed the New York Mets, 8-2, in Grapefruit League action.

Tyler Moore added two hits and an RBI for the Nationals. Chien-Ming Wang worked two innings and though he allowed three hits and a pair of runs, hung on for the win.

R.A. Dickey was lit up for five runs and eight hits over three innings for the Mets, who got a pair of hits and a run batted in from Omar Quintanilla in the setback.

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Friday, March 09, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 6 - Den Dekker's 2-Run Triple the difference in win vs Braves


Final Score: NY Mets 5, Atlanta 3

Matt Den Dekker hit a two-run triple to help the New York Mets take a 5-3 decision over Atlanta in Grapefruit League play.

Ronny Cedeno added a pair of RBI and Mike Baxter drove in one for the Mets. Dillon Gee worked three innings, giving up two runs on five hits with a pair of strikeouts.

Fernando Cabrera got the win by recording the final two outs in the seventh and Josh Edgin tossed a scoreless ninth for the save.

Martin Prado finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored for the Braves.

Randall Delgado lasted three innings and surrendered three hits and two earned runs.

Dillon Gee gave up 2 earned runs in 3 innings pitched. Mets top Prospect Matt Harvey had 2 shut out innings in relief.

Box Score:

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 5 - Marlins Squeak by Mets


Final Score: Miami 5, NY Mets 4

Hanley Ramirez went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI as the Miami Marlins topped the New York Mets, 5-4, on Thursday.

Austin Kearns also homered for the Marlins, while Carlos Zambrano allowed three runs on three hits and three walks in 1 1/3 innings.

Lucas May had a two-run double and Adam Loewen smacked a solo homer for New York. Mike Pelfrey was touched for four runs on six hits and two walks in a 2 2/3-inning start.

Box Score:

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 4 - Mets shut out Reyes-less Marlins


Final Score: NY Mets 7, Miami 0

Justin Turner went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI, as the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins, 7-0, in Grapefruit League play.

Josh Thole doubled in a run and Mike Nickeas, Lucas May and Matt Den Dekker also contributed RBI for the Mets, who received two no-hit innings from starter Jonathan Niese.

Sean West gave up three runs and walked four in his 1 2/3-inning start for the Marlins, who were held to four hits in the contest.

Ex-Met Jose Reyes was with the Marlins split-squad in Miami for a game against Florida International University at their new ballpark.

Box Score:

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 3 - Santana Throws two Innings, Mets win First Spring Game


Final Score: NY Mets 8, St. Louis 6

Johan Santana threw two innings of one-hit ball in his first start since September 2010, and the New York Mets knocked off the Cardinals, 8-6, in Grapefruit League play.

Andres Torres went 2-for-3 with a two-run triple and three RBI while Darrell Ceciliani doubled in a run for the Mets.

Matt Adams hit a grand slam for St. Louis, who received two scoreless innings from starter Jake Westbrook.

Box Score:

Recap: Spring Training Game 2 - Mets (SS) lose to Astros 4-1


Final Score: Houston 4, NY Mets 1

Brad Snyder hit a two-run home run in the first inning and Chris Snyder added a solo homer in the fourth as the Houston Astros posted a 4-1 win over the New York Mets in spring training action.

Wandy Rodriguez started for Houston and gave up one hit over three scoreless innings.

Josh Satin had two hits and drove in the only run for the Mets. Chris Schwinden got the start for New York and allowed three runs -- one earned -- over two innings of work.

Boxscore:

Monday, March 05, 2012

Recap: Spring Training Game 1 - Mets Fall to Nationals 3-1


Final Score: Washington 3, NY Mets 1

Rick Ankiel hit a solo home run to help the Washington Nationals take a 3-1 win over the New York Mets in Grapefruit League play.

Mark Teahen and Jhonatan Solano each drove in a run in the win for the Nationals. John Lannan started on the mound and gave up a run on three hits over three innings.

Daniel Murphy drove home the lone run of the game for the Mets. Dillon Gee pitched two innings in the start and gave up a run on two hits with a walk.

 Box Score

Johan Santana will pitch two innings Tuesday against Cardinals


According to Adam Rubin of ESPN NY,  Johan Santana is good to go for Tuesday's home split-squad game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Terry Collins said Monday afternoon.

Santana is scheduled to pitch two innings and no more than 35 pitches, according to pitching coach Dan Warthen.

"I'm really excited to see him out there," Collins said. "Obviously two days after tomorrow is when I want to really see how he's doing, because that will be a test on how he's going to bounce back. I just said to him the other day, 'Look, all I want you to do is approach this like you've been approaching your side [bullpen session]s.' He's going to have his adrenaline flowing and we've got to realize that. And I certainly will. But he's smart enough to know that it's all a process."

As for Santana facing the Cardinals, Collins added: "I don't care about the results. All I want him to do is come back in two days, throw a side and be ready for his next start. If we've got that, we're going to be fine."

Ex Met F-Mart Goes Deep in Astros Debut


Fernando Martinez's debut with the Astros couldn't have gone any better.

Martinez, an outfielder who was claimed off waivers from the Mets in January, made his first Grapefruit League start for the Astros on Sunday against the Nationals and went 2-for-2 with a three-run homer and a walk as the team's designated hitter.

"I need the opportunity to play a couple of games and maybe they want to see me and how I play in the outfield and how I run the bases," said Martinez, a former top prospect of the Mets whose career has been marred by injury. "I'm working hard every day. It's simple. It's like anything -- just enjoy the game and play hard."

The Astros also got homers on Sunday from catcher Chris Snyder, who belted a solo shot off Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, and left fielder J.D. Martinez, who went 1-for-2 with a three-run blast and a bases-loaded walk en route to four RBIs in his first start of the season.

"I was just trying to see pitches and came up in that spot and was trying to hit the ball," J.D. Martinez said. "[Pitcher Tom Gorzelanny] was just trying to come in and he left it in the middle instead of coming in, and I was able to get to it."

Tonight's Spring Training Lineup - Game 1 vs Nationals


Tonight's Spring Training Mets lineup - Game 1 vs Nationals:

  1. Torres-CF
  2. Murphy-2B
  3. Turner-3B
  4. Davis-1B
  5. Bay-LF
  6. Duda-RF
  7. Pascucci-DH
  8. Thole-C
  9. Tejada-SS. 
Gee on the mound.

Game can be seen on SNY and MLB Network

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Turner, Bay and Duda lead their intrasquad team into victory


Josh Stinson, Armando Rodriguez and Jon Rauch combined for five scoreless innings in relief of Chris Schwinden as Team Blue beat Team Orange, 4-1, in Saturday’s intrasquad game.

Justin Turner, Jason Bay and Lucas Duda had two hits apiece for the victors, while Ike Davis and Josh Thole each matched that output for the losing side. R.A. Dickey allowed two hits and two walks while striking out three in two scoreless innings. Pedro Beato and D.J. Carrasco each were charged with two runs in two innings.

Ruben Tejada and Daniel Murphy were paired in the middle infield but not tested with a play that required any coordination.

Thole threw out Turner on the only steal attempt against him.

Terry Collins said he was particularly paying attention to Davis during his two times on base, since this was his first quasi-game action since suffering what turned out to be the season-ending left ankle injury last May 10 in Colorado.

Friday, March 02, 2012

Nieuwenhuis Homers in Friday's Opening Intrasquad game


Friday’s opening intrasquad game proved the to be a prospect showcase, with center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis delivering a two-run homer on a curveball from Daniel Herrera, third baseman Zach Lutz’s double setting up the victorious team’s other run and highly regarded pitching prospects Matt Harvey and Jeurys Familia getting in two innings apiece.

Nieuwenhuis’ two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth of the seven-inning game provided a 3-2 win after Frank Francisco notched the save.

Dillon Gee pitched two innings for the losing side and allowed one run, when he walked Nieuwenhuis, surrendered a double off the left-field wall to Lutz and then an RBI groundout by Valentino Pascucci with the infield playing back.

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