Jose Bautista’s grand slam with two outs within the backside of the 9th inning lifted the New York Mets to a Five-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night time.
Todd Frazier walked and Devin Mesoraco singled to open the 9th in opposition to Chaz Roe (1-2) prior to Amed Rosario’s sacrifice complicated the runners. Roe then were given pinch-hitter Dominic Smith on a comebacker and deliberately walked Brandon Nimmo to load the bases.
Bautista homered to left box at the first pitch he noticed for his first occupation walk-off blast. It used to be his 6th homer of the season and gave the Mets their 3rd win of their closing 18 video games at house.
Tampa Bay had a probability to take the lead within the most sensible of the 9th in opposition to New York nearer Jeurys Familia (Four-Four) however got here up quick.
After Familia hit Daniel Robertson with a pitch to load the bases, first baseman Wilmer Flores were given pinch-runner Hunter Wood out at house regardless of his prime throw. Umpires showed the decision after Tampa Bay challenged.
Familia then struck out Willy Adames to finish the danger.
Jacob deGrom used to be as soon as once more stellar for the Mets, permitting only one run and 4 hits whilst hanging out 8 and issuing one stroll over 8 innings.
Asdrubal Cabrera gave the Mets a 1-Zero lead within the 3rd with an RBI unmarried.
DeGrom, who has an 1.80 ERA in his 9 begins at Citi Field this season, made his lone mistake of the night time when he gave up a tying solo homer to Adames, his 3rd of the season, within the 5th.