Opening Night Rematch

The Royals and Mets faced off on Opening Night making it the first time in MLB history. The Royals are having a week long party against the Mets Hoisting their World Series banner during a nationally televised, and today giving out their rings. The Royals looked good against the Mets while Edinson Volquez was on the bump. He went 6 innings with 5 K’s and no earned runs. After Eddy came out in the first and went three up and three down Moustakas ripped one in the direction of Yoenis Cespedes who just botched the catch the easy play just like he did in the World Series. Lorenzo Cain proceed to walk and than after that Eric Hosmer hit a chopper to the outfield scoring the first run of the Royals season. Through the next five innings the Royals would quietly score 3 more runs getting them to the point in the game where the Royals were almost unbeatable last year, the last three innings.

Joakim Soria came in to start the 7th inning and only went 2/3 of the inning walking three batters and giving up three hits and three runs. Luke Hochevar came into relieve Soria and recorded the final out. Hochevar stayed in to pitch the 8th inning going 1-2-3.

Wade Davis came in to close the game getting his first save of the season and securing the Royals first win of the season 4-3. The Royals and Mets play again today it will be noah syndergaard against Chris Young.

 

 

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