Game summary: Mon 07 May 5:30 PM
Satterfield Throws One-Hitter as Mets Cruise
The Mets and Royals played a tight game through the first four innings. John Satterfield of the Mets allowed just one hit and struck out 9 over five innings. The Royals' Ozzie VanHendrick kept the game close through his 3 2/3 innings, allowing just four runs and striking out 4. The Mets's bats exploded in the fifth as Satterfield, Gabe Alexander, Will Miskovich, and Evan Wright all had RBI hits in the frame. Wright and Landyn Cartee each hit long triples. Satterfield knocked in 4 and scored 4 times. SS Alexander went 2-3 with 3 RBI and showed a strong arm in the field. Despite a game where they went through growing pains, the Royals kept the game close early on and had several bright moments. VanHendrick gave the Royals a first inning lead with an RBI single. Kyle Purdy and Nick Manley each made their league pitching debuts and Manley got the final out in the lengthy fifth inning. Royals catcher Riley Morse continued to be a strong presence behind the plate for the young team.