Game Recap: Harvey Day ends with walkoff win

By Danny Abriano

Matt Harvey was the story on Friday as the Mets topped the Tigers by the score of 5-4 at Tradition Field.

Game Recap:

Friday’s game was all about Matt Harvey, who flashed a 99 MPH fastball and knee-buckling curve during his two perfect innings. Read about Harvey’s start here.

Curtis Granderson gave the Mets a 1-0 lead with an RBI single in the third, but the Tigers scratched two runs across against Noah Syndergaard in the top of the fourth to take a 2-1 lead. In the fifth, Detroit scored an unearned run off Jeurys Familia to increase their lead to 3-1.

With two outs in the seventh, Matt den Dekker gave the Mets a 4-3 lead with a two-out, two-run double.

Detroit tied things, 4-4, with a run off Vic Black in the eighth.

Matt Reynolds‘ solo homer in the ninth won it for the Mets.

*Daniel Murphy left the game prior to the top of the third inning after being hit in the right hand with a David Price fastball. He was diagnosed with a contusion.


  • Matt Harvey pitched two perfect innings while striking out three.
  • Noah Syndergaard had a perfect first inning of work but allowed two runs in his second inning. Overall, Syndergaard allowed two runs on two hits and two walks. He struck out two.
  • Wilmer Flores went 1-for-2 and made a throwing error at shortstop – his second in as many starts.
  • Jeurys Familia allowed an unearned run while striking out one and walking one in an inning of work.
  • Jenrry Mejia worked around a hit and an error in a scoreless frame.

Next Up:

The Mets have a split squad on Saturday, with half the team traveling to face the Marlins at 1:05 p.m. and the other half hosting the Braves in Port St. Lucie at 1:10 p.m.

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