Check out Gary, Keith, and Ron as they check out three Mets home runs at Citi Field | SNY
After retiring Ronald Acuna Jr. on a pop-out to start the game, Taijuan Walker ran into all sorts of struggles—first physically, seeming to cramp or possibly hurt himself on a botched pitch to Matt Olson—before struggling with results, as the Braves struck for four runs, with the big blow a one-handed Eddie Rosario home run.
Brandon Nimmo led off the bottom of the first with a double. With two outs, Pete Alonso made a bid to cut the lead in half with a laser the other way, but Acuna made a jumping catch at the wall, possibly robbing Alonso of a two-run home run.
Walker somewhat surprisingly came out for the top of the second, and the results were even worse, as he faced four batters and retired none before …
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