It’s a beautiful Saturday night here at Citi Field. First pitch is coming up at 7:10pm
RF- Jason Heyward
CF- B.J. Upton
1B- Freddie Freeman
LF- Justin Upton
C- Evan Gattis
2B- Dan Uggla
3B- Chris Johnson
SS- Andrelton Simmons
P- Ervin Santana
LF- Eric Young Jr.
2B- Daniel Murphy
3B- David Wright
RF- Curtis Granderson
CF- Chris Young
1B- Lucas Duda
C- Travis d’Arnaud
SS- Ruben Tejada
P- Bartolo Colon
Colon is just finishing up his warm up pitches.
First pitch 7:11pm
Heyward with a hopper to Duda for the first out.
B.J. Upton flies out to Chris Young for the 2nd out.
Freeman with a base hit to left center.
Colon gets Justin Upton looking for the final out of the first.
EYJ is making Santana work. 7 pitches so far.
And with that EYJ walks.
EYJ steals 2nd. That’s his 10th SB on the season.
Murphy flies out to B.J. Upton. EYJ to 3rd.
David Wright extends his hitting streak to 10 games with an RBI single.
Granderson grounds out to Freeman. Wright to 2nd.
Chris Young pops out the Uggla to end the 1st. 1-0 Mets
Gattis flies out to Granderson for the first out of the 2nd.
Dan Uggla strikes out swinging.
Chris Johnson flies out to CY to end the top of the 2nd.
Duda lines sharply to center for a double and takes third on a throwing error by Chris Johnson.
d’Arnaud to 2nd and Duda out at home on a fielders choice.
Tejada out on a fly ball to Heyward.
Colon strikes out to end the 2nd. Still 1-0 Mets.
Andrelton Simmons leads off the 3rd with a single to right
Santana showing bunt
Simmons out at 2nd on a FC (Duda to Tejada). Santana safe at first.
Heyward flies out to center for the 2nd out.
Colon walks B.J. Upton. Santana to 2nd.
Freeman safe at first on a wild throw by Colon. Santana and B.J. Upton score. 2-1 Braves
Justin Upton with a hit to left. Freeman to 2nd.
Gattis strikes out to end the top of the 3rd.
Freeman credited with 2 RBI.
EYJ with a walk to lead off the 3rd.
Murphy flies out to left.
EYJ out attempting to steal 2nd.
Wright strikes out swinging to end the 3rd.
Gattis safe at first despite Tejada’s impressive jump throw to first.
Uggla grounds into a double play. Wright to Murphy to Duda.
Johnson flies out to Granderson to end the top of the 4th.
Sorry for the technical difficulties in the top of the 5th folks! We’re back. Braves lead 3-1
Tejada grounds out Chris Johnson.
Colon strikes out swinging.
EYJ strikes out to end the 5th. Time to shoot t-shirts into the crowd!
Uggla grounds out to short.
Chris Johnson lines out to EYJ.
Simmons grounds out to Tejada to end the top of the 6th. Colon at 92 pitches.
Murphy safe at first. Ball took a funny hop at 3rd. Scored a base hit.
Let’s go Mets chant breaking out with Wright at the plate.
Wright strikes out looking.
Granderson fouls one back. Someone is taking home a souvenir!
Heyward misses a popup. Granderson safe at first. Murphy out at 2nd on a fielders choice.
Chris Young strikes out to end the 6th.
Colon back out for the 7th and strikes out Santana looking.
Heyward flies out to EYJ.
Dice-K warming in the pen
Colon strikes out B.J. Upton to end the top of the 7th. Time to stretch!
Duda out on a long fly ball to center.
d’Arnaud safely on first with a base hit up the middle.
Tejada with a bloop single to right.
Colon is done for the night as Krik Nieuwenhuis is in to pinch hit.
Colon’s final line: 7IP, 8H, 3R, 3ER, 1BB, 6K 104 pitches.
Nieuwenhuis strikes out on a check swing.
d’Arnaud to 3rd on a wild pitch
EYJ grounds into a force out. Tejada out at 2nd. Matsuzaka in to pitch the 8th.
Dice-K strikes out Freeman for the first out of the 8th.
Justin Upton hits a line shot between Wright and Tejada.
Upton steals 2nd on the throw from d’Arnaud. That’s Upton’s 2nd stolen base of the yr
Gattis grounds out to Duda. Justin Upton scores on a wild pitch from Dice-K.
Uggla takes a walk.
Johnson lines a hit into left. Uggla to 2nd.
Simmons’ grounds out to Murphy. Ending the top of the 8th.
David Carpenter will pitch the bottom of the 8th for the Braves.
Final line on Santana: 7IP, 6H, 1R, 1ER, 2BB, 7K, 1WP, 106 pitches.
Murphy with a base hit just over Uggla’s glove.
Wright with a hit to right. Murph to 3rd.
Murphy and Wright are on the move with Granderson at the plate.
Granderson pops out to Johnson. The boo birds are out here in Queens.
Chris Young lines a hit between Simmons and Johnson. Murphy scores. Wright to 2nd. 4-2 Braves
Duda gets lucky on a check swing.
Duda with a long fly out to Heyward.
d’Arnaud with a line drive base hit. Wright scores. Young to 3rd. 4-3 Braves.
Tejada grounds out to Uggla and with that the Mets threat, and the 8th inning is over.
Valverde is coming in to pitch the 9th.
Schafer pinch hitting and reaches on an error on Valverde.
Matsuzaka’s final line: 1IP, 2H, 1R, 1ER, 1BB, 1K, 1WP
Carpenter’s final line: 1IP, 4H, 2R, 2ER, 0BB, 0K
Heyward strikes out as Schafer steals second.
B.J. Upton pops out to d’Arnaud
Mets intentionally walking Freeman
Valverde pitching inside to Justin Upton.
Justin Upton with a three run HR to center.
Gattis grounds out to Murphy to end the top of the 9th. Last licks coming up for the Mets.
Quintanilla in to pinch hit. As is Kimbrel to pitch for the Braves.
Quintanilla grounds out to Uggla.
EYJ hit by pitch
Murphy with a base hit up the middle. EYJ to 2nd.
Wright with a RBI double. Murphy to third. 7-4 Braves
Granderson strikes out.
RBI single for Chris Young. Murphy scores. Wright to 3rd. 7-5 Braves. The Mets are chipping away.
Chris Young steals 2nd.
Kimbrel walks Duda to load the bases. His night is done. Jordan Walden coming in to pitch.
d’Arnaud grounds out to short to end the game.
Braves win. Thanks for following. We’ll be back tomorrow. First pitch: 1:10.