Postgame notes, quotes, highlights, boxscore and video of James Paxton and Scott Servais discussing the Mariners’ 9-1 win over the Mets and upcoming road trip.
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Quotes from the visitor’s clubhouse … Mets manager Terry Collins
On Jose Reyes’s injury: “The x-rays were negative, real sore, it hit him right on the bone. We’re going to have the x-rays checked by our doctors but hopefully it’s negative.”
On Seth Lugo’s starts recently: “I’m sure he wishes he made a bit better pitch but again, getting off to this slow start, you look up and you’re down you have to battle back and get in the game. Seth gave us that opportunity, shut them down for three innings and gave us an opportunity to come back. Their kid pitched really good, Paxton pitched really good.”
NEW YORK METS 1 (48-55) vs. SEATTLE MARINERS 9 (53-53)
Sunday, July 29, 2017 · Safeco Field
|New York Mets||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||9||2||9|
|First Pitch: 1:10||Time of Game: 2:55||Temp: 67 F, W @ 1 MPH||Attendance: 31,162|
WP: James Paxton (11-3, 2.68) LP: Seth Lugo (5-3, 5.53) SV: None
|Nelson Cruz||21||Seth Lugo||1||2||1||1-2||444 ft, LF|
|Leonys Martin||1||Seth Lugo||2||0||1||2-0||396 ft, RF|
James Paxton improved to 6-0 with a 1.37 ERA (6 ER, 39.1 IP) with 46 strikeouts and 6 walks in 6 starts in the month of July.
- Paxton becomes the first pitcher in club history to earn 6 wins in any single calendar month.
- Paxton becomes the 7th left-handed pitcher to earn 6 wins and record at least 40 strikeouts in any single calendar month since 1980…he joins Randy Johnson (April 2000 w/ARI and April, 2002 w/ARI),…