Adrian Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs, seven pitchers handcuffed United States hitters all night and Mexico rebounded from a disappointing opening loss with a decisive 5-2 win over the Americans in Pool D of the World Baseball Classic on Friday.
David Wright’s impressive start this season not only has the Mets third basman atop the majors in batting average but climbing nearer to the top of the club’s all-time leaderboards.
Prince Fielder drove in the go-ahead run on a botched potential double-play grounder in the eighth and Yovani Gallardo shut down the Mets for seven innings.
The Milwaukee Brewers expected to get strong performances from Yovani Gallardo this season. R.A. Dickey’s contributions to the New York Mets have been a big surprise.