Mets Extend Winning Streak to Double Digits

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Last night was another great night in the MLB, where we were able to see the Mets extend their winning streak to 10 games after defeating the Braves 3-2 behind the bats of Wilmer Flores who hit the game tying home run, and Lucas Duda who plated the game winning run. The neighboring Yankees also came out swinging, scoring 6 runs in the 1st inning, leading them to a big 13-4 win against the Tigers.  The Cardinals were too much for the Nationals to handle as Kolten Wong homered and had 3 RBI’s, along with home runs from Matt Adams and Matt Carpenter, leading the Cards to a 7-5 win over the Nats. The Marlins defeated the Phillies 6-1 after a 4 run 8th inning. The Rays battled back to beat the Red Sox 7-5 after a 4 run 6th and 2 run 7th inning.  The Diamondbacks defeated the Rangers 8-5 behind dynamic offense from Chris Owings and Mark Trumbo, and another solid outing from Archie Bradley who outdueled yet another ace. The A’s crushed the Angels 9-2 behind a great outing from Sonny Gray and solid batting, with Billy Butler leading the rally with 4 RBI’s.  The Giants’ Joe Panik hit a walk-off sac-fly to plate the winning run in San Francisco’s 3-2 win over the Dodgers.

Things got wild as the Reds defeated the Brewers 2-1 after Billy Hamilton scored on a wild pitch in the top of the 9th. The Twins’ Brian Dozier and Kenny Vargas had RBI singles in the 1st scoring 3 runs, leading to a 3-0 shutout win for Minnesota over the Royals behind a solid outing from Mike Pelfrey. The Rockies won in walk-off style after a pinch hit single from Daniel Descalso in the bottom of the 9th giving Colorado a 5-4 victory over the Padres. J.A. Happ had a solid outing the Seattle giving the Mariners a 3-2 win over the Astros. The Blue Jays were able to hold off the Orioles in a 4-2 win behind the bats of Justin Smoak and Devon Travis. The Pirates held on to the lead in a close 4-3 win over the Cubs.  Jeff Samardzija had a great pitching outing for Chicago’s other team, leading the White Sox to a 6-0 shutout win over the Indians. Jose Abreu provided solid offense for the White Sox with a home run and 3 RBI’s.

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