MetsJunkies Thursday Afternoon Recap vs Nationals

Top of the 1st: After a 1-out single by Adam Eaton, Anthony Rendon hit a broken bat blooper into center, putting runners on the corners for Howie Kendrick. The veteran infielder bounced one back to Matz to start the inning ending 2-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 5th: Carlos Gomez hit a laser of a line drive into left field for a single, he then stole 2nd and because of an errant throw by catcher Yan Gomes, Carlos was able to advance to 3rd base. Juan Lagares hen drove in Carlos Gomez with a sacrifice fly out to right field to put the Mets on top 1-0.

Top of the 6th: Juan Soto lead off with a double and would eventually score and tie the game on an error by Hechavarria with Eaton bunting for a base hit, then somehow getting gunned down at 3rd for the first out.

Bottom of the 6th: The Mets would reach on a single by Davis. Frazier would also reach and both runners advanced on a wild pitch. Pete Alonso then hit a deep fly to center, allowing J.D. Davis to score via sacrifice fly. Wilson Ramos followed by getting the elusive infield hit, driving in Frazier, making it 3-1, Mets.

Top of the 7th: Juerys Familia came in to pitch a 1-2-3 seventh inning, he now has a 6.16 ERA.

Top of the 8th: Robert Gsellman gave up a run on a Trea Turner double, making it 3-2. The Nationals then took the lead on a Parra single, putting the Nationals up by one.

Bottom of the 8th: Dom Smith came in to pinch hit and hit an opposite field double to lead the inning off. Nationals pitcher Wander Suero intentionally walked Wilson Ramos but Carlos Gomez then crushed a bomb over the left center field wall to put the Mets back up, 6-4.

Top of the 9th: Edwin Diaz pitched a scoreless 1-2-3 inning, earning his 12th save and lowering his ERA to 1.83.

Notables

The Mets Sweep the Nationals!

Steven Matz pitched 6 innings, giving up 1 run on ten hits and two walks. Matz struck out 7 while lowering his ERA to 3.63.

Wilson Ramos had a multi-hit game, the catcher went 2-3 raising his average to .250.

Juerys Familia came in to pitch a 1-2-3 seventh inning, he now has a 6.16 ERA.

Carlos Gomez also had a mult-hit game with a single and a 3-run home run to give the Mets the late lead.

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