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Game Story

Hard to imagine one day on the job was truly enough for new Mets hitting coach Lamar Johnson to make much of a difference. Juan Lagares drove in two runs, Vic Black gave the bullpen a boost and New York finally managed some timely hits Tuesday night in a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. ''...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 6 1
NYM 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 X 4 7 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: NY Mets
Bobby Abreu singled to shallow right center, Daniel Murphy scored, Curtis Granderson to second
PIT 0 - NYM 1
Bottom 4th: NY Mets
Juan Lagares doubled to deep left, Rubén Tejada scored
PIT 0 - NYM 2
Top 6th: Pittsburgh
Starling Marte singled to shallow center, Josh Harrison and Andrew McCutchen scored, Russell Martin to second
PIT 2 - NYM 2
Bottom 6th: NY Mets
Juan Lagares singled to shallow left, Rubén Tejada scored
PIT 2 - NYM 3
Daniel Murphy doubled to shallow right, Juan Lagares scored
PIT 2 - NYM 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh Harrison3B 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .273
Jose TabataRF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .270
Andrew McCutchenCF 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 .310
Gaby Sánchez1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 6 .273
Russell MartinC 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .253
Starling MarteLF 3 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .259
Neil Walker2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .278
Clint BarmesSS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
Ike DavisPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .278
Jeanmar GómezP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Justin WilsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pedro ÁlvarezPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .214
Jason GrilliP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Edinson VólquezP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .071
Jordy MercerSS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
Travis SniderPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210
Totals 32 2 6 2 0 8 5 0 19
Batting
RBI - S Marte 2 (17)
2-out RBI - S Marte 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Sanchez 2, R Martin 1, I Davis 2
GIDP - P Alvarez
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
E - A McCutchen (4, field)

NY Mets

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Juan LagaresCF 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 .294
Daniel Murphy2B 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 .313
David Wright3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .299
Curtis GrandersonLF-RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 .208
Bobby AbreuRF 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .293
Jenrry MejíaP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lucas Duda1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .232
Vic BlackP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Chris YoungPH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
Anthony ReckerC 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .229
Rubén TejadaSS 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 .209
Jonathon NieseP 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .071
Éric Campbell1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .308
Totals 32 4 7 4 0 6 12 1 16
Batting
2B - J Lagares (10, E Volquez); D Murphy 2 (14, E Volquez, J Gomez); R Tejada (5, E Volquez)
RBI - J Lagares 2 (18), D Murphy (21), B Abreu (5)
2-out RBI - J Lagares, B Abreu
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Murphy 1, D Wright 1, C Granderson 2, L Duda 1, J Niese 1
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - R Tejada (1, 2nd base off J Grilli/R Martin)
Fielding
E - R Tejada (4, field); E Campbell (1, field)
Outfield assists - C Granderson
DP - 2 (C Granderson-L Duda, R Tejada-E Campbell)

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edinson Vólquez 5.0 4 2 2 5 6 0 1.19 4.30
Jeanmar Gómez(L, 0-2) 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 0 1.44 4.78
Justin Wilson 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.38 3.10
Jason Grilli 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.30 3.60

NY Mets

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jonathon Niese 5.2 4 2 2 4 2 0 1.19 2.74
Vic Black(W, 1-0) 1.1 1 0 0 2 2 0 2.25 0.00
Jenrry Mejía(SV, 4) 2.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1.50 4.05
Pitching
WP - J Gomez 2, E Volquez 2
Pitches-strikes - J Gomez 17-9; J Wilson 22-16; J Grilli 20-13; E Volquez 106-61; J Mejia 37-20; V Black 34-18; J Niese 104-63
Ground balls-fly balls - J Gomez 1-0; J Wilson 1-1; J Grilli 0-0; E Volquez 8-4; J Mejia 4-1; V Black 1-0; J Niese 10-4
Batters faced - J Gomez 4; J Wilson 5; J Grilli 4; E Volquez 25; J Mejia 9; V Black 7; J Niese 24
Game Details
Game Time: 3:43.
Umpires: HP--Clint Fagan. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Weather: 84 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 20,263.