Final: Nationals 12 – Mets 7

conforto1The Washington Nationals defeated the New York Mets at Tradition Field this evening by the final score of 12-7. For a full box score recap follow the link below…

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2016_03_18_wasmlb_nynmlb_1#game=2016_03_18_wasmlb_nynmlb_1,game_tab=box,game_state=Wrapup

Game Notes:

  • In David Wright’s return to action, Wright went 2-3 with a run scored. How David feels tomorrow morning after tonight’s game will determine how quick he will get into another game.
  • Juan Lagares who got the rare start in left field was 1-3 with a HR.
  • Yoenis Cespedes was 1-3 and drove David Wright in with an RBI double in the bottom of the 3rd.
  • Michael Conforto was 2-5 with a grand slam home run in the bottom of the 9th.
  • Bartolo Colon was shelled for 9 hits and 8 earned runs, in 5 innings of work. He did have 5 strikeouts as well this evening.
  • Jim Henderson, Addison Reed, and Jeurys Familia pitched a combined 3 shutout innings, allowing no hits, with 4 combined K’s.

 

  • The Mets hit the road again to face the Washington Nationals in Viera tomorrow afternoon. First pitch is slated for 1:05 pm et, and can be seen on MLB Network or heard on WOR 710 AM.
  • Matt Harvey is scheduled to take the mound against the Nationals young right- hander Joe Ross. RHP Jeurys Familia, RHP Hansel Robles, and LHP Jerry Blevins are also scheduled to pitch for the Mets.

 

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