Citi Field firsts

Citi Field firsts

A collection of firsts after the first official regular-season game at Citi Field on Monday, April 13, 2009, between the New York Mets and San Diego Padres. The Padres won, 6-5.

First pitch:
Mike Pelfrey, called strike to Jody Gerut, first inning

First hit, home run, RBI and run scored, opponent:
Gerut, first inning

First putout:
Brian Giles popout to Jose Reyes, first inning

First hit by a Met:
David Wright, double, first inning

First strikeout:
Pelfrey gets Nick Hundley looking to start the second inning

First Mets run:
Brian Schneider, second inning

First Mets RBI:
Luis Castillo, second inning

First home run (Mets):
Wright, fifth inning

First error:
Ryan Church, fly ball to right field, sixth inning

First balk:
Pedro Feliciano, sixth inning

First wild pitch:
J.J. Putz, eighth inning

First victory:
Edward Mujica, Padres

First loss:
Brian Stokes, Mets

Save:
Heath Bell, Padres