Jake Arrieta enters tonight’s game searching for lucky number 13. He would be challenging Noah Syndergaard looking to hit win number 10.
The Cubs would open the game up giving Noah some trouble early on. He is able to hold them at bay. The third inning would see Rizzo and Zobrist striking out. With two outs, Wilson Contreras would smack a line drive double to right. With Jason Heyward at the plate, Noah would throw a wild pitch, Contreras takes advantage taking third base but Rene Rivera’s throws it away allowing Wilson to snag home and the first run of the game.
Jake would help himself in the bottom of the fourth hitting a double to right. Tommy La Stella would send a line drive t right fielder Michael Conforto, he sends it home but Jake is able to get under the tag scoring the second run of the game. Terry Collins would challenge the call and it would be over turned in favor of the Mets and the third out of the inning.
Jake would hold the Mets to two singles and a walk through 5 innings. The top of the 6th, Jose Reyes would send a line drive to right making it all the way to third base for his first triple of the year. Curtis Granderson would fly out to Heyward but it would be enough for Reyes to score and tie the game at 1.
Jake would make it through 7 full inning giving up 1 run on 5 hits striking out 8. Pedro Strop would take the 8th inning and make it quick. Hector Rondon would enter the 9th but would immediately give up a single to James Loney, Neil Walker would force him out. Astrubal Cabrera would single pushing walked to second but with two outs, it would be Rene Rivera’s single to right that drives Walker in for the second run of the game for the Mets.
Jeurys Familia would try to keep the Cubs from winning. He would have trouble by walking Russell and Montero. Javier Baez would single to load the bases. Matt Szczur would send a grounder to first, Loney throws it home for the first out. Kris Bryant would send a grounder to third but Jose Reyes to Neil Walker to Loney ends the game for the Cubs.
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