The New York Mets defeated the Chicago White Sox by the score of 1-0 on Tuesday night. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York. Matt Harvey started and pitched brilliantly. Mike Baxter was the hero in this game with the game winning hit.
Harvey pitched nine shutout and one hit innings. He didn’t walk a batter and struck out 12 which was one of the best pitching performances of all-time. Bobby Parnell pitched a perfect inning with a couple of strikeouts. He got the win and is now 3-0 on the season.
Ruben Tejada had a hit, Daniel Murphy had a hit and David Wright drew a walk. Andre Brown drew a walk, Ike Davis had a hit and drew a walk and Juan Lagares had a hit. Baxter had a hit and an RBI, the Mets were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Murphy was caught stealing.
Alex Rios had a hit, he was the only base runner of the game for the White Sox. They left one man on base and that was it.
In the tenth Baxter had an RBI single to win the game. This was a very well pitched game on both sides with not much offensive action.
The Mets record improved to 13-16 and the White Sox record dropped to 13-18. The two teams will play game two of their brief two game series on Wednesday night