Mets K 26 Batters In 14-Inning Loss

Jonathan Grant | August 24th, 2019

The New York Mets have been on a real tear of late, and that led them into Friday night’s game against NL East-leading Atlanta with a ton of hope. The Mets pitching staff definitely didn’t let them down in the slightest on the evening, combining to mow down a record (tied with four others) 26 of the Braves’ hitters at the plate. Jacob deGrom was the man handed the ball to start the game and he would record half of those strikeouts, leaving after seven innings and conceding just a lone run.

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The only issue for the Mets was that they also couldn’t score many runs, either. Freddie Freeman’s single in the top of the sixth drove in Ozzie Albies for the Braves’ only run in ‘regulation,’ while deGrom incredibly provided his own run support with a solo blast in the bottom half of the inning. After that, neither side would score a run until the top of the 14th when recently acquired Billy Hamilton singled to right field to drive in Tyler Flowers. Somehow, the Braves had stolen a win despite being sat down more than almost every team in history in the Big Apple. Not a bad way to start a series, is it?

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