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3/21 Game Recap: Mets Top Twins 9-1

By Danny Abriano

Friday in Fort Myers, the Mets took on the Twins.

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

Game Recap:

The Mets annihilated Twins starter Ricky Nolasco in the top of the first inning, scoring 7 runs. The big blows for the Mets in the first were an RBI double by Ike Davis and a 2 run homer by Taylor Teagarden.

The Mets took a 9-0 lead in the fourth when Lucas Duda – in his first game back from a hamstring injury – crushed a 2 run homer.

In the bottom of the fourth, Wilkin Ramirez contributed a sacrifice fly to get Minnesota on the board and close out the scoring.


  • Dillon Gee was sharp in 5.1 innings of work. He gave up 1 run on 5 hits, walked none and struck out 4.
  • Juan Lagares went 0 for 4.
  • Ike Davis went 3 for 3 with a walk. He had 2 RBI’s and a run scored.
  • Lucas Duda went 1 for 3 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI’s.
  • Ruben Tejada went 1 for 3 with a walk.
  • Gonzalez Germen, Jeurys Familia, and Carlos Torres all tossed scoreless innings.

Next Up:

The Mets travel to take on the Marlins tomorrow at 1:05 PM. Bartolo Colon gets the start for New York.

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