Monday Night was a makeup game between the New York Mets and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium after it was rained out on July 22. The Mets wanted to play spoiler role and they did just that in a 8-5 win. New York (NL) hit five home runs in the game.
Amed Rosario led the game off for the New York Mets and hit a home run off of Luis Severino. Jeff McNeil had an RBI single with two outs in the first-inning for the Mets.
Giancarlo Stanton grounded into a fielder’s choice at third base, but an error at second base allowed a run to score. Aaron Hicks had an RBI single in the third-inning for the New York Yankees.
Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer in the fourth-inning for the Mets off of Luis Severino. Didi Gregorius hit an RBI single in the fifth-inning for the Yankees.
Todd Frazier hit a solo home run in the sixth-inning for the Mets off of A.J. Cole. Brandon Nimmo and Michael Conforto hit back-to-back home runs for New York (NL) in the seventh-inning off of A.J. Cole.
Miguel Andujar hit a two-run homer in the eighth-inning with two outs for the Yankees off of Seth Lugo.
Jeff McNeil grounded into a fielder’s choice to the shortstop, but Michael Conforto scored for the Mets in the ninth-inning because of an error made by Gleyber Torres.
Jacob deGrom (7-7) was the winning pitcher for the New York Mets. He leads the MLB in ERA at 1.81. Jacob deGrom pitched 6.2 innings and gave up five hits and three runs. He walked two batters and struck out 12.
Luis Severino (15-6) was the losing pitcher for the New York Yankees. He pitched four innings and gave up seven hits and four runs. Severino walked one batter and struck out six.
Robert Gsellman picked up his seventh save of the season for the Mets and he pitched a 1,2,3 ninth inning.
The New York Mets have had a rough season and they split the regular season series at three with the New York Yankees. The Yankees only lead the Oakland Athletics by 3.5 games for the first wild card spot in the American League.
The New York Mets will start a two-game road set on Tuesday Night against the Baltimore Orioles. The New York Yankees will start a three-game home set against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday Night.