Braves Walk Off The Mets 7-6 In The Bottom Of The 9th

posted by Ray Martel -

  • Brandon Nimmo was hit by a pitch and promptly stole two bases!
  • Jose Bautista stroked an RBI double and the Mets had a 1-0 lead.
  • Top of the third, Asdrubal Cabrera blasted a two run home run, 3-0 Mets.
  • Steven Matz was rolling along giving up just one hit until the bottom of the 4th when something happened with his pitching hand and he was lifted from the game. X-Rays were negative it’s being called a middle finger strain. He will have an MRI on Wednesday.
  • Paul Sewald had to come on and he gave up a couple of hits early including an RBI single to Charlie Culberson, and the Mets lead was cut to 4-1.
  • Sewald then loaded the bases when Devin Mesoraco allowed a pass ball to get by and a run scored. 4-2 Mets, when Sewald got the final out but his pitch count was rising on a night they need length.
  • Asdrubal Cabrera got one back in the 5th with a solo home run
  • Sewald got through two innings and Jerry Blevins was on in the 6th
  • Blevins got through the 6th and two outs into the 7th but that was it. He gave up back to back doubles, the second by Nick Markakis, plated the 3rd run for the Braves making it 6-3 New York.
  • Jacob Rhame came in and got the final out, keeping the Mets lead at 3
  • Rhame got into trouble in the 8th right away, loading the bases.
  • Preston Tucker hit into a run scoring fielder’s choice. 6-4
  • Rhame was kept in, and Ender Inciarte tripled in two more runs to tie the game.
  • Callaway, with his bullpen depleted, kept Rhame in after that and he was able to keep the game tied at 6 going to the 9th inning.
  • Mets had an opportunity to retake the lead with two men in scoring position in the 9th, but Michael Conforto struck out to end the inning
  • Bottom 9, Johan Camargo homered off of Gerson Bautista with one out and the Braves had a 9th inning walk off win for the second day in a row.
  • Mets wrap up the four game waterlogged series in Atlanta on Wednesday, First pitch 7:35, Mets on Deck 6:05, Former Mets Manager Davey Johnson will join Pete McCarthy in studio at 6:20

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