Jacob deGrom’s stellar pitching and Curtis Granderson’s two home runs were enough to lift the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
- Mets 5 (64-55), Orioles (61-57)
- Win: Jacob deGrom (12-6)
- Loss: Kevin Gausman (2-5)
- Save: Jeurys Familia (33)
Tuesday night proved same old deGrom as he went 7.2 innings while only allowing one run and five hits. He also struck out six Baltimore Orioles batters.
Jacob deGrom allows 5 hits and strikes out 6 as Mets beat Orioles, 5-3. NYM has won last 7 games deGrom has started. pic.twitter.com/63BVNGEt7i
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 19, 2015
METS WIN!! pic.twitter.com/A7qhdxX1lo
— SportsNet New York (@SNYtv) August 19, 2015
— Baseball Tonight (@BBTN) August 19, 2015
Curtis Granderson was the other Mets star of the night. Grandy came away with two home runs (22), one of which included his seventh lead-off homer of the season, a new Mets record.
— New York Mets (@Mets) August 18, 2015
Michael Conforto even did his best Yoenis Cespedes impression in this one:
— New York Mets (@Mets) August 19, 2015
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