Saturday, June 23, 2018

Mets Post Game Notes 9/22/18

Los Angeles dodgers (39-35) vs. New York Mets (31-42) - Friday, June 22, 2018
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Win: Alex Wood (3-5) Loss: Zack Wheeler (2-6) Save: Kenley Jansen (19) Time: 2:40 Attendance: 32,565home run information
Dodgers Home Runs
Player No. Pitcher Inn. Outs Count Bases Player No. Pitcher Inn. Outs Count Bases
Bellinger 13 Wheeler 6 1 0-2 123 Bautista 3 Wood 6 2 0-1 1-- Puig 9 Beck 9 1 1-0 ---
Metscellaneous: New York has lost four-consecutive games and are 4-16 in their last 20 games...The Mets’ current slide is the team’s fifth losing streak of at least four games this season.
• The Mets have lost 10-consecutive games vs. the Dodgers dating to May 28, 2016...The only longer Mets losing streak vs. the Dodgers was

an 11-game skid from July 31, 1963-May 21, 1964.
Mets at Home: The Mets are 1-11 in their last 12 home games...New York was held to four or fewer runs at home for the 14th consecutive game dating to May 20 vs. Arizona.
José Bautista (2-4, HR, 2 RBI, R): Hit his third home run of the season, first as a Met, with his two-run homer in the sixth inning...Has reached base safely in each of his last eight games.
• Has six doubles, one home run, nine RBI, nine runs scored and a .438 OBP in 28 games with the Mets...Has reached base at a .632 clip in his

last seven games (reached in 12 of 19 PA), including eight walks in that span.Michael Conforto (1-4, R): Has hit safely in his last five games and is batting .400 (8-20) during the streak.
Amed Rosario (1-4): Extended his career-best hitting streak to eight games...Is batting 10-30 (.333) during the eight-game streak...Rosario has three doubles, one home run and three RBI during this stretch.
Asdrúbal Cabrera (1-4): Extended his hitting streak to six games (.357, 10-28) with an infield hit in the eighth inning.
Zack Wheeler (7.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R/4 ER, 3 BB, 7 K): Completed a season-high-tying 7.0 innings for the third time in 2018...Was his seventh start this season with at least seven punchouts (did so once in 17 starts last season)...Threw 114 pitches in tonight’s outing, his most since making 114 offer- ings on September 1, 2014.
• Had thrown 12.0-consecutive scoreless innings at home dating to his last home start on June 6 vs. the Orioles and had allowed two runs in his

previous 18.0 home innings before surrendering the grand slam to Bellinger in the sixth inning tonight.
Dodgers: Improved to 13-5 (.722) in June, the best mark in the NL...Since May 17, Los Angeles is 23-9 (.719), the best record in the majors during that time.
  • Won their 10th-straight game vs. the Mets, outscoring New York 75-20 in those 10 games...In their last 34 contests vs. New York, the Dodgers
    are 24-10 (.706).
  • The Dodgers have defeated the Mets by three or more runs in eight-straight games...According to STATS, this marks the first time they have
    beaten any single opponent by at least three runs eight times in a row.
    Homers: Los Angeles hit two home runs tonight, bringing their June total to 37 home runs, most in the majors...The team has 93 homers overall this season...Entering play today, St. Louis led the NL with 95 home runs.
    Cody Bellinger (1-4, HR, 4 RBI, R): Hit a grand slam that broke a scoreless tie in the sixth inning...Was his second-career grand slam (also, May 6, 2017 at San Diego)...Tied Kiké Hernández for the team lead with his sixth game-winning RBI.
Mets Home Runs
Yasiel Puig (2-4, HR, RBI, R): Connected on his ninth homer of the season, a solo shot in the ninth inning...Is hitting .323 (20-62) with four homers, 12 RBI and 11 runs scored in 18 June games.
Alex Wood (6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R/2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K): Tossed his sixth quality start of the season...Fanned at least seven for the fourth time this season. • Has won consecutive starts for the first time this season and for the first time since a three-start winning streak from July 28-August 9, 2017. • Earned his first career win vs. the Mets (ninth start against New York)...Has a 2.64 ERA (19 earned runs/64.2 innings) vs. the NL East since the
start of last season, the fifth-lowest in the majors (min. 50.0 innings).
Kenley Jansen (1.0 IP, 2 K): Converted his 17th-straight save opportunity, 19th of the season overall, tied for the longest active streak in the ma- jors...Has gone 15-15 in save opportunities with a 0.78 ERA (two earned runs/23.0 innings) in his last 21 appearances.
upcoming pitching
Sat., June 23 LHP Clayton Kershaw (1-4, 2.76) vs. RHP Jacob deGrom (5-2, 1.51) 7:15 p.m. (FOX, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050) Sun., June 24 LHP Rich Hill (1-2, 4.99) vs. LHP Jason Vargas (2-6, 8.60) 1:10 p.m. (PIX11, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050)

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