MLB Roundup: Surging Mets Get Comeback Win

www.oann.com | 8/9/2019 | Staff
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Michael Conforto laced an RBI single to right field to cap a four-run, ninth-inning comeback by the scorching New York Mets, who earned a stunning 7-6 win over the visiting Washington Nationals.

The Mets won their seventh straight contest. The Nationals had a three-game winning streak snapped.

Mets - Inning - JD - Davis - Sean

The Mets trailed 6-3 entering the ninth inning, when J.D. Davis led off with a double against Sean Doolittle (6-4). Wilson Ramos followed with a single before Todd Frazier hit a homer well beyond the left field fence and just fair.

Joe Panik, who was signed earlier in the day by the Mets, followed with a single. Panik was forced at second on a bunt by Juan Lagares. After Jeff McNeil flied out to right, Amed Rosario singled to bring up Conforto, who hit a ball well over the head of drawn-in right fielder Adam Eaton to set off a wild celebration.

Jose - Ramirez - RBI - Double - Fifth

Jose Ramirez went 3-for-4, including an RBI double to highlight a five-run fifth inning, and Shane Bieber struck out 11 while picking up his 12th win of the season as Cleveland moved into a tie for first place in the American League Central with a victory over Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Yasiel Puig went 3-for-5 with an RBI and run, and Oscar Mercado and Greg Allen each had two hits for Cleveland, which won its fourth straight game. The Indians, who trailed Minnesota by 11 1/2 games on June 3, have won 41 of their past 57 games.

Bieber - Runs - Hits - Walks - Innings

Bieber (12-4) allowed two runs on seven hits and two walks over seven innings. It marked the sixth start this season in which he registered double-digits strikeouts.

Marcell Ozuna’s two-run homer highlighted St. Louis’ four-run eighth inning in a won over visiting Pittsburgh.

Cardinals - Losing - Streak - Carlos - Martinez

The Cardinals snapped a five-game losing streak as Carlos Martinez (3-2), the fifth St. Louis pitcher, earned the victory...
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