In Game 1 of the postseason, the Mets had a tenuous lead over Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers when they loaded the bases with two outs in the top of the seventh. Familia was undaunted and fired a mph fastball on the first pitch to the next batter, Mike Moustakas. Syndergaard knew that Escobar had a knack for crushing first-pitch fastballs this postseason, including one for an inside-the-park home run in Game 1. This was a premeditated attempt to make a statement. Luke Hochevar came in for the bottom of the fifth inning and looked fairly dominant, getting a called strike three against David Wright and a comebacker from Daniel Murphy before allowing a single by the struggling Yoenis Cespedes. First up is Addison Reed.
The Mets defeated the Royals in Game 3 of the World Series. The Royals lead the series Mets captain David Wright picked a great time to snap out of his long funk and return to form. Even if it was a brief flash of his former grandeur, Wright's two-run.
The New York Mets bats fell silent in Game 2 of the World Series, but they made a serious racket in Friday's Game 3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Citi.
Billy Joel sang the national anthem. And we lost the ballgame because of it. Syndergaard walked off the mound with his fist clenched. Tonight, Wright came to the plate in the bottom of the sixth with the bases loaded, one out and the Mets up,and he lined a two-run single to center that gave the Mets a lot of breathing room as the game moved into the final innings.
Syndergaard knew that Escobar had a knack for crushing first-pitch fastballs this postseason, including one for an inside-the-park home run in Game 1. Curtis Granderson hit a comebacker to Franklin Morales, and with runners on first and third he seemed to have no idea what to do with the ball, freezing up behind the mound before ultimately throwing to second base and failing to get Juan Uribe.
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Syndergaard wanted to attack the Royals, make them feel uncomfortable — a feat that Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom had failed to accomplish in Games 1 and 2, as the Mets lost the first two games of the series in Kansas City.
The Royals had routinely pitched Daniel Murphy, who had hit seven home runs in the postseason, inside to disrupt his rhythm. Perez thumped his chest as his teammates jumped up and down in the dugout. Central Ave. This was a premeditated attempt to make a statement.
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Murphy hit a Davis fastball for a single off the glove of Moustakas, who had shifted toward the shortstop. Noah Syndergaard made the inning dramatic by loading the bases with two outs, but he got Alex Rios to ground out to shortstop Wilmer Flores to end the Kansas City threat.
Davis retired the Mets in order in the eighth on just 12 pitches. Of course we're going to be angry The third baseman from California hit a single past a diving Murphy.
Jon Heyman JonHeyman Syndergaard is throwing hard but straight. Hosmer ctd; "Of course we're going to be upset.