Dillon Gee and the Mets made their one-day stop in Minnesota today to settle some unfinished business, and the outcome was a good one to say the least.
The Mets struck first against Twins’ starter Kyle Gibson. Eric Young Jr. led off the game with a single, and after subsequent singles by Daniel Murphy, Ike Davis and Andrew Brown, the Amazins held a 1-0 lead.
The Twins may have threatened in the bottom of the frame, if not for an incredible leaping catch (the first of a few) by magic man Juan Lagares.
The Mets struck again in the second, after another hit parade led to Young’s single which scored Lagares and brought the score to 2-0 after two.
After a quiet third, the Mets decided to knock Gibson around some more. After they loaded the bases without surrendering an out, Omar Quintanilla made up for a prior base-running mistake by smacking a single and bringing home Travis d’Arnaud. Evan after an unfortunate line-out double play hit by Young, Murph’ continued the scoring by smacking ...