New York Mets veteran starting pitchers Max Scherzer (38) and Justin Verlander (40) paid for their money.
On the 22nd (Korean time), the 2023 Major League Baseball regular season game was held at Citi Field in Queens, New York, USA.
Scherzer and Verlander, who receive annual salaries of $43.33 million (57.01744 million won) and $43.00 million (56.6224 million won), which are the first and second place in the major leagues this season, respectively, appear in the double header against the Cleveland Guardians on the same day. did.
Scherzer, who started the first game, laid the foundation for a 4-3 come-from-behind victory with a good pitching of 6 innings, 3 hits, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts and no runs (regardless of win or loss). Scherzer, who has not changed his record of 3 wins and 2 losses, lowered his ERA to 4.01.
Verlander, who was responsible for the mound in the second game, led the team to a 2-1 victory with 1 run in 8 innings and won their 2nd win (2nd loss) of the season. Ok was beaten by a solo home run by Jose Ramirez in the first inning. He was the first Mets pitcher this year to pitch 8 innings, giving up 3 hits (1 home run), 5 strikeouts and 1 run, showing the pitching the Mets expected when they signed him. In his last Citi Field debut, Verlander, who was sluggish with 8 hits (2 home runs) in 5 innings, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts and 6 runs, and was even booed, built his pride in his second appearance, dropping his earned run average from 4.76 to 3.60.
In particular, the joy was greater as he won the match between Cy Young Young pitchers against Shane Bieber (7 hits, 2 runs in 8 innings).메이저놀이터
Thanks to the one-two punch combined with one run in 14 innings, the Mets won all doubleheaders and continued their recent five-game winning streak. All wins by 1 point.
The Mets rose to second place in the National League East Division with 25 wins and 23 losses. The gap with the leading Atlanta Braves (29-17) is 5.0 games.
On the other hand, the Guardians, who lost all three matches against the Mets, finished third in the Central Division of the American League with a record of 20 wins and 26 losses.