Mar 15, 2014; Port St. Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee (35) throws against the Minnesota Twins at Tradition Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

3/26 Game Recap: Mets Fall to Astros 9-6

Wednesday in Kissimmee, the Mets took on the Astros.

Game Recap:

Anthony Recker broke a scoreless tie in the top of the fifth, crushing a two-run homer to put the Mets on top 2-0.

In the top of the sixth, Juan Lagares smoked an RBI single to increase New York’s lead to 3-0.

Three Mets relievers gave the lead back in the seventh, issuing three walks and six hits as the Astros plated seven runs to take a 7-3 lead.

Right after coughing up the lead, the Mets put three runs on the board in the top of the eighth to draw within 7-6.

The Astros scratched two runs across in the bottom of the eighth to take a 9-6 lead and close out the scoring.

Highlights:

  • Dillon Gee was spectacular in his final spring training start, tossing 6 hitless innings. Gee walked 1 and struck out 7.
  • Anthony Recker hit a 2-run homer. Overall, he went 2 for 4 with a run scored and 2 RBI’s.
  • John Lannan walked 2 batters while failing to record an out in the 7th. He was charged with 2 runs.

Next Up:

The Mets host the Nationals tomorrow at 12:10 PM. Cory Mazzoni gets the start for New York.

 

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