Thursday, June 28, 2018

Mets Post Game Notes 6/27/18- Mets are more pathetic

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Pittsburgh Pirates (38-42) vs. New York Mets (32-46)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E LOB Pirates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 12 0 8 Mets 002001000 3604
Win: Felipe Vázquez (3-2) Loss: Jeurys Familia (3-4) Save: None Time: 3:03 Attendance: 24,506
Pirates Home Runs HOME RUN INFORMATION Mets Home Runs
Player No. Pitcher Inn. Outs Count Bases Player No. Pitcher Inn. Outs Count Bases
None W. Flores 6 Nova 6 1 1-0 ---
Metscellaneous: New York has gone 11-straight series without a series win (nine series losses, two splits) since sweeping Arizona from May 18-20...The Mets have fallen in six-straight series at home since that sweep...The Mets are 5-20 in their last 25 games and 7-25 in their last 32 games...The Mets are 2-15 in their last 17 home games and 14-26 overall at Citi Field this season...New York went 1-5 on this six-game homestand.
Losses When Leading After Seven Innings: Tonight marked the Mets' sixth loss when leading after 7.0 innings, tied for the second-most in the majors with the Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals and Miami Marlins...The Los Angeles Angels have seven losses this season when leading after 7.0 innings.
Bullpen: Suffered its 21st loss of the season tonight, the most in the majors.
Wilmer Flores (1-4, HR, RBI, R): Hit his sixth home run of the season with his solo homer in the sixth inning.
• Has driven in a run in five-straight games (nine RBI total) and in seven of his last eight overall...The five consecutive games with an RBI matches the longest streak of his career (also August 7-11, 2013 and August 19-24, 2015).
• Has reached base in his last 13 games with a plate appearance, the second-longest streak of his career (had a 14-game on-base streak from April 11-27, 2015).
• Over his last 32 games, Flores is batting .296 (29-98) with eight doubles, four home runs, 20 RBI, 10 runs scored and nine walks.

Asdrúbal Cabrera (3-4, 2B, RBI): Is hitting .386 (17-44) with two doubles, two homers, seven RBI and five runs scored in his last 10 games...Six of the 10 games have been multi-hit efforts.
José Bautista (1-4, 2B, RBI, R): Drove in the Mets' first run with an RBI double in the third inning...Has reached base safely in each of his last 13 games dating to June 15 (.511 OBP in that time).
Zack Wheeler (7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K): Tossed a season-high tying 7.0 innings (fourth time) and was his second outing this season of 7.0 innings and no runs allowed (also June 6 vs. Baltimore).
• With 7.0 innings and seven strikeouts tonight, Wheeler now has 88.2 innings and 86 strikeouts on the season, eclipsing his totals from the 2017 season (86.1 IP and 81 strikeouts).
• Has completed at least 6.0 innings in 11 of his 15 starts this season and in seven of his last eight starts...Four of his last six starts have been quality starts...Was his eighth quality start of the season.

• Over his last five home starts dating to May 22, Wheeler owns a 1.91 ERA (seven earned runs/33.0 innings) with 32 strikeouts to just seven walks.
Tim Peterson (0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 K): Has allowed one run over his last seven games (9.1 innings) for a 0.96 ERA.

Pirates: Pittsburgh earned its first road series win since sweeping a two-game set at the White Sox, May 8-9...Was their first road series win in a three-game series since May 4-6 vs. Milwaukee (2-1)...Is 2-1 on its current nine-game road trip...Improved to 12-6 in their last 18 games at Citi Field...Tonight marked the Pirates' 17th comeback win.
Gregory Polanco (2-3, RBI): Is hitting .458 (11-24) over his last 10 games.
• Has driven in a run in three straight games for the third time this season (last May 6-9)...The three-game RBI streak is tied for the second-longest of his career...Polanco had a four-game streak from August 13-16, 2015.
• Is 26-75 (.347) with three doubles, one triple, five homers and 11 RBI in his last 18 games vs. the Mets.

David Freese (1-1, 2 RBI): Gave Pittsburgh the lead with his two-run single in the top of the ninth inning...Was his second go-ahead RBI of the season (also June 11 at Arizona).
Josh Bell (1-4, RBI): Has reached base safely in 16 of his last 17 games and his safely in 11 of his last 13 contests when he has an at-bat (14-46, .304).
Starling Marte (1-1, 2B, SB): Stole his 17th base of the season...Entered the day tied for the fourth-most steals in the National League...Is two shy of 200 for his career.
Ivan Nova (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R/3 ER, 0 BB, 2 K): Notched his eighth quality start in 15 starts this season in a no-decision tonight.
• Allowed two runs in the third inning, snapping a 14.0-inning scoreless streak dating to his start on June 16 vs. Cincinnati...Since being activated off the DL, Nova has posted a 1.75 ERA (five earned runs/25.2 innings).
• Was his third career start at Citi Field and first since July 1, 2011 with the Yankees...Has a 2.70 ERA (five earned runs/16.2 innings) in his three career starts at Citi.
Fri., June 29 Sat., June 30 Sun., July 1
RHP Jacob deGrom (5-3, 1.69) vs. TBA TBA vs. TBA
LHP Steven Matz (3-5, 3.69) vs. TBA
7:10 p.m. (SNY, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050) 4:10 p.m. (PIX11, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050) 1:10 p.m. (SNY, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050)

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