The New York Mets fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-2, on Saturday night at Chase Field.
New York decided to go with a bullpen game and it did not work out as well as they would have hoped.
Trevor Williams got the start and allowed four runs on seven hits in two innings. Adam Ottavino allowed the other run while Sean Reid-Foley, Joely Rodriguez and Adonis Medina had scoreless appearances.
Arizona scored four of their five runs in the first three innings. Christian Walker put the Diamondbacks up 1-0 in the first with a RBI groundout. In the second, Daulton Varsho lined a RBI single to right and Ketel Marte picked up a RBI with a groundout. Pavin Smith extended the lead to 4-0 in the third with a RBI double to left.
Both of the Mets’ runs came in the fifth. Jeff McNeil put New York on the board with a RBI triple to right and Tomas Nido drove in a run with an infield RBI single.
David Peralta rounded out the scoring in the sixth with a sacrifice fly to left.
McNeil had two of New York’s seven hits.
The Mets will try to take two of three from the Diamondbacks on Sunday afternoon. First pitch is scheduled f0r 4:10 p.m.