the mets Lost to the Atlanta Braves, 21-3, in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader at Citi Field.
Here are some takeaways…
– He started for the third time at the start of the league, Denny Reyes Struggled this afternoon for the Mets. after Ronald Acuna Jr leads to a single and stolen base, Austin Riley Bring it home in the first round of the game.
The Braves added another in the second on a double off of a recently acquired shortstop Nikki Lopez. Reyes put his first zero in the afternoon on the third day but things started looking up for him some time later.
Atlanta hit three more runs in the fourth and scored on singles off Lopez and Ozzie Albies, increasing the lead to 5-0. He was able to retire the next two batters, then get the first two off the fifth batter, before his day was over.
Reed Jarrett He got into place with two in and two out and managed to get out of the inning.
In first, Reyes allowed five runs on seven hits while striking out three and striking out three in only four innings. He threw a total of 92 pitches, 56 of which were strikeouts.
Garrett went 2.1 innings in relief and struggled badly. He allowed six runs on four hits (two home runs) while walking two and striking out three. Josh Walker He also allowed a pair of passenger pigeons on his only work turn.
– With the result out of hand late, Buck Showalter He turned to player Dani Mendyk to close out the game. All went as expected, as he allowed eight runs in just 1.1 innings of work.
– The Mets offense was lifeless again this afternoon. They were held hitless by the Braves starter Alan Winans until Daniel Vogelbach Lining up an opposite field with one out in the fourth, he snapped 0-for-14 in stretches.
– Vogelbach added a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth to put New York on the board. After hitting four times last night, enjoy a nice afternoon hit.
Jeff McNeil and Omar Narváez were the only other players to feature on the offensive side of things. They both got two hits as well, but other than that, everyone is hitless.
It’s a quick turnaround for these teams as the Mets and Braves face off in Game 2 of a Doubleheader today at 7:10 PM at Citi Field.
the left Jose Quintana (0-3, 3.42 ERA) Will make a New York start against the Atlanta right holder Spencer Stryder (12-4, 3.94 ERA).