The Mets rally to knock off the Tigers for their first win of the season after not being hit through seven innings – Sports News (Trending Perfect)


the Mets He rallied to shut out the Detroit Tigers, 2-1, during Game 2 of a doubleheader Thursday afternoon at Citi Field.

Here are some quick takeaways…

– After using seven jugs in The first game was lost in extra timeMets necessary Jose Botto To provide them with some length, but the Tigers were able to count the pitch early and often. The right-hander did a good job of limiting the damage to just one inning but issued three and fell behind on seven of the 10 batters he faced over the first two innings.

Bhutto settled in well after that, working efficiently and effectively over the next four innings. After a strong spring showing, the 26-year-old allowed a run on three hits while walking three batters and striking out six across six sharp innings.

Reid Garrettwho was recently called up from Triple-A, also put together a strong outing in relief for the Mets as he allowed just two hits and struck out four across three scoreless innings.

– The strong pitching performances seemed to be in vain, with the Mets offense continuing to struggle in this one. New York remained hitless through seven innings Matt Manning And Tyler Holton before Harrison Bader He led off the eighth with a single.

Badr advanced to the scoring position on Zack Short Sacrifice a punt, however Brandon Nimmo He flew to the left and Francisco Lindor Chase a breaking ball anywhere near the zone to interrupt the tying run on base.

That duo went a combined 2-for-44 with 11 strikeouts during the six-game season opener. Nimmo showed some positives in this game, reaching base three times with three runs.

– All seemed lost for the Mets even in this game Alonso House He led off the bottom of the ninth with a solo home run over the left field fence. The slugger now has two long balls on the season and became the fastest player to reach 500 career RBI in franchise history.

Brett Patty He followed that with a walk, and after advancing to second in A.I Starling Marty sacrifice blow, Tyrone Taylor He recorded his first career hit to give the Mets their first win of the season.


Next schedule

The Mets open a three-game series against the Reds on Friday in Cincinnati at 6:40 p.m

Jose Quintana He starts in New York, and is opposed by a powerful right-hander Hunter Green For the Reds.



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