Sunday, August 14, 2016

Mets Post Game Notes 8/13/16

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Padres (50-66) vs. Mets (58-58)

METSCELLANEOUS: The Mets snapped their season-high tying four-game losing streak with tonight's win...New York is now 11-17 since the All-Star break...The Mets are now 30-30 at home. 

WALKOFFS: Tonight's walk-off win is the third of the season for the Mets and their first since May 27 vs. Los Angeles-NL.

ONE-RUN GAMES: With tonight's win, the Mets improve to 20-18 in one-run games this season (12-10 at home) and snap a seven-game losing streak in one-run games...It's their first win in a one-run game since a 2-1 win at Chicago-NL on July 19...San Diego is now 14-23 in one-run games (3-17 in such games on the road). 

EXTRA-INNINGS: New York is now 4-4 in extra-inning games and recorded their first win in extra innings at home this season with tonight's victory (previously 0-3 in extras at home)...San Diego is now 5-4 in extra-inning games (1-3 in extra-inning road games). 

WILMER FLORES: Won the game with his walk-off fielder's choice...Was the fifth walk-off RBI of his career and first since July 31, 2015 when he hit a walk-off home run versus Washington in extra innings.

METS PITCHING: Went a combined 10.2 innings without allowing a Padres hit between Friday night's game and tonight...The streak started with two outs in the third inning of last night's game and ended with one out in the top of the fourth inning tonight. 

JACOB deGROM: Tossed 7.0 innings and allowed one run, earned, in a no-decision...Struck out nine and walked one...Has allowed one run or fewer in each of his last four starts for a 0.65 ERA (two earned runs/27.2 innings)...Tonight's outing of allowing one or fewer runs was his 11th of the season, tied for the fifth-most such starts in the major leagues...Has allowed one run or fewer in 35 of his first 73 career starts, second-most in franchise history and for any major leaguer since 1913 through 73 starts...Trails Dwight Gooden, who did so 38 times in his first 73 career starts.

deGROM IN deCITI: Allowed a run at home for the first time since the sixth inning of his start on July 6 vs. Miami, a span of 21.0 innings...Is 5-2 with a 1.89 ERA (16 earned runs/76.0 innings) in 12 home starts this season...In his career at home, deGrom is 16-9 with a 1.88 ERA (50 earned runs/239.2 innings) in 37 starts. 

deGROM AFTER deBREAK: Lowered his second-half ERA to 1.56 (seven earned runs/40.1 innings) tonight...DeGrom entered today's start with the third-best ERA in the National League since the All-Star break (sixth-best in the majors). 

deGROM DECISIONS: In nine no-decisions this season, deGrom has a 1.92 ERA (13 earned runs/61.0 innings)...Tonight's start is the sixth time this season that deGrom has allowed one run or fewer and did not earn a win...The six such occurrences are tied with Atlanta's Julio Teheran for second-most in the major leagues behind San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner (pitching tonight) who's allowed one run or fewer in seven games and not received a win entering tonight. 

GABRIEL YNOA: Made his major league debut tonight and earned his first career major league win after pitching 1.0 scoreless inning...The last Mets pitcher to make his major league debut as a reliever and pick up the win was Kenny Greer, who made his major league debut in relief on September 29, 1993 vs. St. Louis. 

JEURYS FAMILIA: Failed to convert his third save of the season and his first since July 28 vs. Colorado...Is now 39-42 in save opportunities in 2016...Allowed a regular-season home run for the first time since September 24, 2015, a span of 58.0 innings...The 58.0 inning streak was the longest active regular-season streak in the major leagues entering play tonight. 

ADDISON REED: Recorded his 28th hold of the season, extending his franchise-record for a single season...Has allowed seven earned runs in 42.1 innings (1.49 ERA) since May 1. 

NEIL WALKER: Singled in the Mets' first run in the first inning and has now reached base safely in 11 consecutive games dating to August 2...Is batting .456 (31-68) with two doubles, one triple, four home runs, 12 RBI and 10 runs scored in his last 17 games dating to July 27...Walker had the best batting average in the majors since that date entering play today (min. 35 at-bats). 

WIL MYERS: Hit a game-tying solo home run in the ninth inning for his 23rd home run of the season, extending his career high...Was his third game-tying home run of the season.

YANGERVIS SOLARTE: Hit a solo home run to tie the game in the seventh inning for his 12th home run of the season...Was his fourth game-tying home run of the season...Six of his 12 home runs this year have given the Padres the lead or tied the game. 

JARRED COSART: Worked 6.0 innings and allowed one run, earned, on three hits in a no-decision...Struck out two and walked two...His 6.0-inning outing is his longest start this season and his longest since September 17, 2015 while pitching for Miami at Washington.

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