Mets Beat Pirates 12-6! Mats K's 9, Cabby Goes Yard!

posted by Ray Martel - 

  • Mets got on the board first with a two-run home run by Wilmer Flores in the top of the first and the Mets led 2-0
  • Steven Matz took the hill and gave up a two run HR in the bottom of the inning by David Freese to tie the game at 2
  • Asdrubal Cabrera doubled in a run in the top of the second, 3-2 NY
  • Top 3, Mets got another run on a sac fly by Devin Mesoraco and it was 4-2 Mets.
  • Matz got burned by the long ball again as he gave up a game tying HR to Josh Harrison in the bottom of the third and we were again knotted, this time at 4.
  • Mets got it right back in the top of the 4th with a two run HR from Asdrubal Cabrera and added another one on a strange error to make it 7-4
  • Mets got three more runs in the top of the 7th, An RBI Single by Rosario, An RBI ground out by Devin Mesoraco and a wild pitch that scored Amed Rosario and the Mets hit double digits! 10-4 New York
  • Matz was better than the 4 runs indicated. He finished a strong 6 innings with just the 4 runs on three hits while striking out a season high 9 runs.
  • The Pirates responded with a run in the bottom of the 7th inning to cut the game to 10-5 with a Jordan Luplow RBI Triple
  • Mets got a couple of runs with sac flys in the 8th and 9th for their 11th and 12th runs of the night.
  • Pirates got one more run in the bottom of the 9th on an Adam Frazier RBI double, and that would be the final score 12-6 Mets
  • Mets continue their 4-game slate against the Pirates, First pitch 7:05 PM Mets on Deck at 6:05.

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