Chris Bassitt strikes out seven, allows just three hits in eight innings as Mets blank Brewers, 4-0

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — That was something to be proud of. After getting shellacked in his previous outing and feeling “beyond embarrassed” for leaving the bullpen vulnerable, Chris Bassitt pounded the Brewers through eight shutout innings in Tuesday night’s 4-0 Mets victory at Citi Field. Bassitt, an All-Star last season with the A’s, pitched to just five batters over the minimum while collecting seven strikeouts and allowing three hits. He was assisted by strong defensive plays from Brandon Nimmo in center field — including a horizontal dive on a liner to thwart a double — and was only in trouble once, w…

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