The Mets completed a sweep of the doubleheader with the Phillies Tuesday with a 4-0 win in Video game 2.
Now lets get into the video game.
Marcus Stroman pitched six nothing innings, and Brandon Nimmo continued his hot start with 3 RBI to lead the Mets tonight.
On The Mound
All 4 runs tonight featured runners in scoring position. Between both video games of the doubleheader, the Mets were 6-for-21 with RISP– an enhancement on their.146 batting average with RISP coming into the series.
After just throwing 9 pitches before Sundays video game was positioned in a rain hold-up (and eventually suspended), minds were left to roam how Stroman would carry out 2 days later after going through an entire pre-game routine just to have actually been shut down after a couple pitches. Stroman improved to 2-0 for the year and has actually now enabled simply one run in 12 main innings so far. Stroman is now lined up to pitch in Colorado on Saturday or Sunday, pending if they desire to start Walker on routine rest and offer Stroman an additional day after his last 72 hours. The leadoff player knocked in the final 3 runs of the video game with a set of singles. The lefty opened the game allowing 4 runs in the very first, settling down for the second through 4th innings, then allowing two base runners in the fifth prior to being pulled.
The Phillies matched a couple two-out songs together in the seventh, but Familia pounded the strike zone with sinkers– 11 strikes in 13 pitches– and got three ground ball outs in the frame.
Luis Rojas said after the video game, “You can tell that the more repeatings they get the better theyll be feeling.” That proved real for today. What stays is carrying it over to tomorrow, the next day and beyond.
Marcus Stroman has dealt with the minimum through 4 innings after this double play from Francisco Lindor. pic.twitter.com/BKiv8RrVGH.
— Metsmerized (@Metsmerized) April 14, 2021.
Jonathan Villar– the hero of game one– got the Mets offense going pre-Nimmo with an RBI double in the 4th inning. Nimmo knocked in 2 later in the frame once the bases were filled.
Stroman set down the first nine batters down in order and dealt with the minimum 12 batters through four. (A double play off the bat of Bryce Harper, seen below, assisted there.).
Stroman probably wouldve remained in for the seventh inning had he not reached base in the bottom of the 6th (with his very first profession walk, no less). After lingering around the bases for about 10 minutes, Luis Rojas removed him from the game with a 4-0 lead and brought in Jeurys Familia, who was able to close out the video game with a scoreless seventh.
Brandon Nimmo was the star of tonights game.
At The Plate.
The leadoff hitter knocked in the last 3 runs of the video game with a pair of songs. He ended the night 3-for-4 and is now batting.435 with a 1.146 OPS. I dont believe Nimmo is coming out of that leadoff area whenever soon.
Stroman enhanced to 2-0 for the year and has now enabled simply one run in 12 main innings so far. Thats a 0.75 ERA. (He likewise has one-third of an inning from Sunday where he hasnt enabled a run, however that isnt official yet.) Stroman is now lined up to pitch in Colorado on Saturday or Sunday, pending if they wish to begin Walker on routine rest and give Stroman an extra day after his last 72 hours. (The latter is the most likely situation.).
Peterson searches for consistency Wednesday night after allowing six runs in four-plus innings against Philadelphia in his very first start of the year. The lefty opened the video game allowing four runs in the very first, calming down for the second through fourth innings, then permitting 2 base runners in the fifth before being pulled. (They happened to rating.).
He allowed two hits in the 5th, and one more in the sixth, but he left both with majority ground ball outs without permitting a run.
Former Met Zack Wheeler is lined up to take the rubber for the Phillies.
Some more offensive notes from todays video game:.
After just tossing 9 pitches prior to Sundays game was placed in a rain hold-up (and ultimately suspended), minds were left to wander how Stroman would perform 2 days later on after going through an entire pre-game regimen only to have been closed down after a couple pitches. We must understand when Stroman says his body feels great, he implies it. Stroman tossed a side bullpen Monday and said he was prepared to opt for Tuesday, and he came out and showed he was.
Francisco Lindor notched his 900th career hit with a first-inning double, as NY Daily News Deesha Thosar points out. It was his 170th career double.
Brandon Nimmo has actually now reached securely at least two times in the first seven video games of the year, as MMOs Michael Mayer tweeted. Hes three video games shy of connecting David Wrights record of reaching base two times in 10 straight games to begin the year.
Pete Alonso struck two errors today– a 105.4 miles per hour lineout and 114.7 mph double. Alonso, who entered today in the 98th percentile in average exit speed in the majors, is sweltering the ball to begin the year.
The Mets pick it support tomorrow night for Game 3 of the four-game set at 7:10 p.m. with David Peterson on the mound.
Wheeler, who signed a five-year, $118.5 million agreement with the Phillies after the 2019 season and has looked every cent, meanwhile has pitched well versus the Mets so far considering that signing up with the Phils. Hes tossed 20.1 innings over three starts and allowed eight runs (3.54 ERA) on 8 runs.
Marcus Stroman pitched a gem today for his second start (okay, third, technically) of the year.