Get the latest news and information on the Mets-Yankees game last night, including who won the game.
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The Pitching Matchup
Mets starter Marcus Stroman was dominant last night, pitching seven innings of one-run ball while striking out eight. He allowed just four hits and one walk, keeping the Yankees hitters off balance all night.
The Yankees have not yet announced their starter for tonight’s game, but it is expected to be Masahiro Tanaka. The right-hander has been one of the best pitchers in baseball this season, posting a 3.09 ERA and 1.09 WHIP in 28 starts. He has also been dominant against the Mets in his career, going 4-1 with a 2.76 ERA in six starts.
The Batter’s Box
The Mets won the game last night, with a final score of 9-3. The game was close through the first six innings, with the score tied at three. The Mets exploded for six runs in the seventh inning to take the lead and never looked back.
The Mets lineup for last night’s game against the Yankees featured some changes from their usual lineup. Todd Frazier was out of the starting lineup, with Jeff McNeil taking his place at third base. In the outfield, Michael Conforto was in right field and Brandon Nimmo was in center field. Jay Bruce was the designated hitter, batting cleanup.
As for the Yankees, they had a few changes of their own. Giancarlo Stanton was back in the lineup after missing a few games, and he was batting cleanup as well. Aaron Judge was out of the lineup, with Clint Frazier taking his place in right field.
1. Brett Gardner, LF
2. Aaron Hicks, CF
3. Luke Voit, 1B
4. Giancarlo Stanton, DH
5. Gleyber Torres, SS
6. Gary Sanchez, C
7. Miguel Andujar, 3B
8. Aaron Judge, RF
9. DJ LeMahieu, 2B
The Inning-by-Inning Breakdown
In a close game that went back and forth, the Mets finally emerged victorious against their crosstown rivals, the Yankees. Let’s take a look at how each inning played out. In the top of the first, the Yankees got off to a quick start with a leadoff home run from Aaron Judge. However, the Mets answered right back in the bottom of the inning with a two-run homer from Yoenis Cespedes.
The Mets scored first in the top of the first inning. With one out, Brandon Nimmo drew a walk and then Michael Conforto singled to put runners on first and second base. Jay Bruce then came up and hit a three-run home run to give the Mets a 3-0 lead. The Yankees failed to score in the bottom half of the inning.
Espinosa led off the second with a line drive to right-center for a single, but was erased when pinch-hitter Tyler Austin grounding into a 4-6-3 double play. The Mets then went to work against Tanaka, as Lagares led off with a bloop single to right and Conforto followed with a walk. Jay Bruce then delivered the big blow, clubbing a three-run home run over the wall in right to give the Mets a 3-1 lead.
After a scoreless first and second inning, the Mets finally got on the board in the third. With one out, Jeff McNeil singled to left field. Pete Alonso then came to the plate and hit a home run to right-center field, giving the Mets a 2-0 lead. The Yankees quickly answered in the bottom of the inning. With one out, Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run to left-center field, cutting the Mets’ lead to 2-1.
The Final Score
Last night’s game was a close one, but the Mets ultimately came out on top with a score of 5-4.
The Mets won the game last night against the Yankees with a score of 7-4. This was a great game for the Mets as they were able to come back from being down 4-2 in the bottom of the 8th inning. The Mets were able to put up 5 runs in the 8th inning and end up winning the game.
The Yankees won the game against the Mets last night with a score of 10-9.