Mets Game Recap: Mets 1 Marlins 2
May 16, 2011
Final Score: Mets 1 – Marlins 2
Box Score: Click here for the complete box score
Mets Record: 19-22
Key Moment In The Game: The key moment was the top of the 11th inning when pitcher, Burke Badenhop singled in the go ahead run. The Marlins took a 2-1 lead at the time and that’s how it ended.
Game Ball: Justin Turner: 2-5 | 1 RBI
Mike Pelfrey: 7 IP | 6 H | 1 ER
Jon Niese pinched hit in the bottom of the 11th and hit a triple. He was stranded at 3rd base to end the game.
Ryota Igarashi gave up the game winning run and took the loss. Igarashi has given up runs in his last two appearances
Before the game it was announced that David Wright has a stress fracture in his back. More to come on this over the next couple days.
Both Chris Young and Jenrry Mejia has surgery today to repair their injuries.
This date in Mets history: Darryl Strawberry hit his first ever MLB home run on May 16th, 1983
Up Next: The New York Mets play the second game of the series against the Florida Marlins: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 7:10pm
From The Mets Game Notes: SCHOOL IS AMAZING: Daniel Murphy and Justin Turner will go to P.S. 142 on Manhattan’s Lower East Side tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. where they will give out tips to students playing in the school’s wiffleball program, while R.A. Dickey and Mike Pelfrey will visit P.S. 184 in Brooklyn at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow where they will coach students in basketball and other activities designed to keep them healthy and active…Mets players visit New York City schools to reinforce the benefits of education and fitness as part of its School is Amazing program, sponsored by EmblemHealth.