Game 1 Recap: Mets Defeat Dodgers, 6-3

The New York Mets have won their second straight game, and the first of the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Mets starter Jon Niese pitched a mediocre game (5.6 innings, 7 hits, 3 earned-runs, 3 walks, and 5 strikeouts), but it was enough to support the explosive Mets offense. Ike Davis, Carlos Beltran, and Jason Pridie chased Dodgers pitcher Hiroki Kuroda for 7 hits and 5 earned-runs over 5.6 innings. The game-changing moment goes to Jason Pridie’s shocking three-run home-run in the bottom of the sixth inning.

METS GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Jon Niese didn’t pitch particularly well, hurling 5.6 innings, while giving-up 7 hits, 3 earned-runs, 3 walks, and striking out 5 batters. He did not factor into the decision.
  • Jose Reyes went 3-4 with a walk, double, two triples, two runs-scored, and stolen-base.
  • Carlos Beltran went 1-2 with a walk, double, and his eighteenth RBI of the season.
  • Jason Bay dusted off the disabled list rust, going 2-4 with a RBI.
  • Jason Pridie, who is still filling-in for Angel Pagan, smacked a surprising three-run home-run.
  • Ryota Igarashi got the vulture win.
  • Francisco Rodriguez pitched a scoreless inning, and notched his eighth save.

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