Published: Mon, June 19, 2017
Health Care | By Oscar Goodwin

Turner, Strasburg send Nationals to 7-4 win over Mets

Turner, Strasburg send Nationals to 7-4 win over Mets

The veteran righty topped out at a season-high 118 pitches, besting the 116-pitch mark he hit back in April during seven innings of two-hit, seven-strikeout ball against the Braves.

This home run gave the Mets a 1-1 tie with the Washington Nationals, and it proved to be just the spark the Mets needed offensively.

"I definitely would have liked to finish that game", said deGrom, who walked two and struck out six.

In Anaheim, Lorenzo Cain hit two homers and drove in three runs, and Ian Kennedy retired the first 17 Angels to end his 16-start winless skid. It was Joyce's fifth career leadoff homer and first since September 24, 2013 - also against the Yankees. He also drove in Alex Gordon with a two-out single in the fifth against Jesse Chavez (5-7). The Mets have given up three leadoff homers in their last five games.

According to the forecast, there will be a nice pitchers wind (10-14 miles per hour) blowing in from right field tonight at Rangers Ballpark for the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers.

The Washington Nationals will look to go for the sweep after taking the first three games of this series, including a 7-4 victory on Saturday in game three. The Dodgers are 15-3 against Cincinnati since 2015, one of the most dominant streaks in the NL over that time.

Wood (7-0) lost his shutout when Devin Mesoraco homered in the eighth.

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BALTIMORE - Matt Carpenter hit his 13th home run and St. Louis slugged five homers in a rout of Baltimore.

Justin Turner singled twice, walked twice and extended his hitting streak to 12 games.

Coming off a four-hit shutout against Philadelphia, Martinez (6-5) gave up one run and four hits. The right-hander has 45 strikeouts over his last five starts.

Wade Davis surrendered a ninth-inning run and loaded the bases before fanning josh Harrison and Gregory Polanco to secure Chicago's third win in nine games.

White Sox 11, Blue Jays 4: Melky Cabrera homered, doubled and drove in five runs against his former team, leading Jose Quintana and visiting Chicago over Toronto.

Josh Bell hit his 12th home run and drove in three runs for Pittsburgh.

In Detroit, Nicholas Castellanos doubled, tripled and drove in four runs for the Tigers.

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The Cubs erupted for six runs in the ninth inning to stun the Pirates, 9-5 in Pittsburgh. Opponents are 7-for-110 with 66 strikeouts against it. The.064 batting average against is the lowest for any starting pitcher on any pitch type this season. He improved to 2-3.

Turner's fifth career leadoff homer and third this season, on Lugo's second pitch, was the third the Mets have allowed in their past five games.

Daniel Norris (4-4) got the win, giving up three runs on eight hits and a walk in six-plus innings.

The former Rookie of the Year and All-Star made the best offense in the Major League Baseball look foolish, allowing just three hits, walking two batters, and striking out six.

Romero had already wriggled out of a jam in the eighth when he recorded the final two outs and whiffed potential go-ahead run Rene Rivera to strand two runners and thrown 30 pitches when Cespedes stepped to the plate following Michael Conforto's bloop single. Peralta advanced to third on Paul Goldschmidt's single off Pat Neshek and scored on Lamb's fly.

They will embark on a ten-game road trip that will take them to Los Angeles for four games against the red-hot Dodgers, followed by three in San Francisco and three in Miami. Fernando Rodney got his 19th save.

Father's Day in Flushing once featured a ideal game tossed against them, by Hall of Famer and former U.S. Congressman Jim Bunning in 1964 for the Phillies, the legendary American figure who died just last month. He singled in his first three at-bats before launching a solo homer off Joe Blanton into the second deck in left field in the eighth inning.

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Willson Contreras started the rally with a game-tying double off Juan Nicasio.

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