Zack Greinke’s shutout streak ended at 45 2-3 innings when the Mets scored the first of two scratch runs against him, and New York defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Sunday on newcomer Juan Uribe’s game-winning single off the wall in the 10th.
Lucas Duda homered twice for the Mets in their highest-scoring game since April 2013, and their biggest run total ever against the Dodgers.
Noah Syndergaard held the Los Angeles Dodgers to just two hits, and batterymate Kevin Plawecki drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to help the Mets start their six-game road trip with a 2-1 victory.
The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams’ go-ahead, three-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday.
Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
Matt Carpenter hit a go-ahead, three-run double off a wilting Clayton Kershaw in an eight-run seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for a 10-9 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Lucas Duda homered twice, drove in a career-high five runs and was involved in the New York Mets’ first triple play in over four seasons, allowing a grieving Bartolo Colon to breeze to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
Have you ever really looked around at the types of people in the crowd during a baseball game? Well, maybe now you will.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed, watch Jim Harbaugh do push ups with a walrus, an Aussie kid throw a hissy fit over a foul ball, Phil Martelli’s grandson “do” Phil Martelli and why an Italian baseball team is, er, red in the face.
True story: Dustin Hoffman went to Monday night’s NLCS game in Los Angeles and ended up with great seats to a dance extravaganza featuring baseball’s newest darling — a wannabe mascot in a bear costume.
David Wright didn’t sign a eight-year, $138 million extension with the Mets just to hang around with a fourth-place club.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will wear throwback uniforms honoring their Brooklyn roots for six games during the upcoming season.
Former Yankees great Don Mattingly joined Mike Francesa to talk about his upcoming rookie season as manager of the Dodgers and his new charity venture.
F. Scott Fitzgerald said there were no second acts in American lives. He never met Joe Torre.
The New York Mets announced that catcher Rod Barajas was assigned on a waiver claim to the Los Angeles Dodgers and outfielder Jesus Feliciano was recalled from AAA Buffalo.