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Mar 28, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia (58) throws the ball in the third inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Olympic Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

3/28 Game Recap: Mets Fall to Blue Jays 5-4

Friday in Montreal, the Mets took on the Blue Jays at Olympic Stadium in Montreal.

Game Recap:

*Jenrry Mejia pitched well, but was removed in the bottom of the fifth after a comebacker struck him in the forearm. He was diagnosed with a forearm bruise, and was headed for precautionary x-rays after the game.

The Mets got on the board in the fourth, when a two-run double off the bat of Chris Young made it 2-0.

The Blue Jays got a run back in the bottom of the fourth when Jose Bautista hit a solo homer to left.

In the top of the fifth, the Mets went ahead 3-1 when Daniel Murphy stroked an RBI double down the left field line.

In the bottom of the sixth, the Jays drew within 3-2 when Edwin Encarnacion was driven in on a sacrifice fly to foul territory in left field.

The Mets got that run back in the top of the seventh when Travis d’Arnaud smoked a leadoff homer to left to give the Mets a 4-2 lead.

The Blue Jays tied the game in the bottom of the seventh when Edwin Encarnacion delivered a two-run single to make it 4-4.

With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth, Ricardo Nanita delivered a two-out RBI single off Bobby Parnell to give Toronto a 5-4 victory.

Highlights:

  • Jenrry Mejia gave up 1 run on 5 hits in 4 + innings pitched. He walked 1 and struck out 3.
  • Carlos Torres gave up 1 run in 2 innings pitched. He walked 1 and struck out 1.

Next Up:

The Mets wrap up their spring training slate Saturday when they face the Blue Jays in Montreal at 1:05 PM.

 

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