Live Game Blog: Mets v. Washington Nationals- 5/17/14- Archive

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New York Mets v New York Yankees

 

Good afternoon Mets fans!  Happy Saturday!

 

Lineup:

Mets

Eric Young Jr LF
Daniel Murphy 2B
Daniel Wright 3
Chris Young RF
Eric Campbell 1B
Juan Lagares CF
Anthony Recker C
Wilmer Flores SS
Bartolo Colon P

Washington Nationals

Denard Span CF
Anthony Rendon 3B
Jayson Werth RF
Wilson Ramos C
Ian Desmond SS
Danny Espinosa 2B
Tyler Moore 1B
Nate McLouth LF
Gio Gonzalez P

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Gonzalez strikes out EYJ for the first out and to start the game. 

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Murphy with a base hit to center. 

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Infield dribbler hit that Gonzalez couldn’t get to for Wright. 

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Gio walks CY to load the bases. 

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2 RBI base hit to center for Campbell! 2-0 Mets. 

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RBI base hit for Lagares! Mets are getting to Gio early!  3-0 Mets

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Recker lines out to right. 

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Flores pops the ball down the right field line. Espinosa drops the pop up. The at bat, and inning continues. 

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And Flores walks to load the bases. Will Bartolo help his own cause!?  Let’s find out…

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Bartolo flies out to right. Heading to the bottom of the 1st, it’s 3-0 Mets.

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Span pops out to 3rd.

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Bartolo gets Rendon swinging

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Werth flies out to center and a 1-2-3 first inning for Colon. 

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EYJ strikes out swinging for the first out of the 2nd. 

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Base hit to center for Murphy.

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Wright grounds into a double play to short. 

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Ramos pops out to right.

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Desmond drops a ball into center for the Nationals’ first hit of the game

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Espinosa lines a base hit right over Murphy.

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Moore grounds into a double play to short to end the inning. 3-0 Mets

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CY flies out out to center.

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Campbell with a hit to left for his 2nd hit of the day

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Two run shot for Lagares! 5-0 Mets

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Recker strikes out swinging 

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Flores strikes out looking to end the top of the 3rd. 

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McLouth lines a double down the right field line to lead off the bottom of the 3rd.

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Gonzalez pops out to Colon

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Span grounds out to short.

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Rendon keeps Flores busy and grounds out to short to end the 3rd.

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Gonzalez’s day is is over. Craig Stammen in to pitch

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Colon grounds out to 3rd.

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EYJ grounds out to Stammen. 2 outs.

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Murphy flies out to center. 1-2-3 inning for Stammen

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For those of you who are curious…Abe Lincoln won the Presidents’ race this afternoon.

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Werth walks to lead off the inning.

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Ramos flies out to right for the first out of the bottom of the 4th

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2 run home run to left for Desmond. The Nationals are now on the board. Mets lead 5-2

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Espinosa lines out to Colon and breaks his bat in the process.

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Colon gets Moore looking to end the inning.

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Wright flies out to left

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Chris Young flies out to left

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Campbell grounds out to 3rd to end the top of the 5th

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McClouth grounds out to 1st

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Stammen drops one into right field.

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Colon gets Span swinging for his third strike out.

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Rendon grounds out to Colon to end the inning.

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Lagares lines out to Werth. 

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Recker strikes out swinging. 

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Line drive single to left for Flores. 

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Colon strikes out swinging to end the top of the 6th

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What a leaping catch by Lagares to rob a home run from Werth!

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Ramos grounds out to Murphy

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Desmond with a long fly out to right to end the 6th.

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I wasn’t kidding when I told you Lagare robbed Werth:

Wow #snymets @juanlagares2 pic.twitter.com/DdyglqSjz1

— SportsNet New York (@SNYtv) May 17, 2014

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EYJ flies out to left

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I wasn’t kidding when I told you Lagare robbed Werth:

https://twitter.com/SNYtv/status/467787112331235328

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Stammen walks Murphy

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Moore misplays the ball off of Wright’s bat. Error for Moore. Wright safe at first, Murphy to 3rd.

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Young flies out to right. Murphy tags up and draws the throw from Werth. Wright to 2nd.

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Campbell grounds out to 2nd to end the Mets threat. Time to stretch!

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Colon back out for the bottom of the 7th

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Espinosa swings and misses for Colons 4th strike out.

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Moore pops out to first

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Colon gets McClouth looking to end the 7th

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Aaron Barrett in to pitch the 8th for the Nationals.

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Lagares grounds out to short

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Recker flies out to left

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Flores strikes out swinging to end the top of the 8th

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Walters in to pinch hit. Flies out to center.

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Span flies out to right.

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Rendon grounds out to short to end the 8th.

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Colon has retired 11 in a row.

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Jerry Blevins in to pitch the 9th for the Nats.

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Tejada in to pinch hit for Colon.

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Tejada called out on strikes.

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EYJ pops one to shallow right. Espinosa with the over the shoulder catch.

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Murphy grounds out to short to end the top of the 9th. Jenry Mejia will pitch the bottom of the 9th.

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Werth gets a lead off hit up the middle.

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Mejia strikes out Ramos.

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Desmond grounds to short. Werth out at 2nd. Desmond safe at 1st.

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Mejia strikes out Espinosa for his first save of his career. Mets snap their losing streak and beat the Nats 5-2. Mets back on PIX Friday.