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NL Wild Card Game Enhanced Box Score: Giants 3, Mets 0 – October 5, 2016

Enhanced Box Scores

So it’ll be the Giants. Bring it on.

When a baseball game is so obviously going to be a certain thing – is built up for days to be that thing – we have reflexively come to expect that it will probably play out nothing at all like that thing. Because baseball.

But that wasn’t the case tonight, in the Wild Card match-up of aces Noah Syndergaard and Madison Bumgarner. We were waiting for it. They were supposed to be really good. And they were really good.

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Syndergaard was ridiculous for seven innings, turned it over to a bullpen that has been very good. Addison Reed and Jeurys Familia. What could go wrong?


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Well, Reed didn’t get some calls, but squeaked by in the 8th. But Familia was not so fortunate, and the Giants won on an improbable three-run homer by Conor Gillaspie.

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Full box score.


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Brett Taylor

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