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Baseball roundup: Mets bind NL East title

Mets tip Reds, bind East title

The New York Mets are behind in a playoffs for a initial time given 2006.

Visiting New York clinched a sixth NL East title, removing a late three-run homer from captain David Wright and another widespread start by Matt Harvey in a 10-2 win Saturday during Cincinnati.

“You only can’t assistance though smile,” pronounced Wright, who was partial of a 2006 group that mislaid to a Cardinals in a NLCS. “For a final few months, I’ve attempted to suffer this as most as possible, soak this in. This is a surreal feeling.”

Pirates 4, Cubs 0 • Francisco Liriano sparse 4 hits into a eighth and visiting Pittsburgh notched a eighth true victory. Jordy Mercer had a three-run homer off Jason Hammel. Despite a loss, a Cubs had copiousness to applaud (see Page C6). They cumulative their initial playoff coming given 2008 Friday night when Oakland kick San Francisco.

Nationals 2, Phillies 1 • Washington was mathematically separated from playoff row notwithstanding a win over visiting Philadelphia in 12 innings on Bryce Harper’s RBI double.

Marlins 6, Braves 2 • Justin Bour strike a two-run home run and Justin Nicolino pitched 7 plain innings for horde Miami.

Rockies 8, Dodgers 6 • Carlos Gonzalez strike a two-run homer in a bottom of a ninth to win it for Colorado.

Padres 3, D’backs 0 • Robbie Erlin pitched two-hit round for 7 innings to lead horde San Diego.


Astros 9, Rangers 7 • Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve strike dual homers every as horde Houston connected a season-high 6 times, slicing Texas’ lead in a AL West to 3 1/2 games.Blue Jays 10, Rays 8 • Jose Bautista strike dual home runs, David Price won for a ninth time in 11 starts with horde Toronto and a Blue Jays distinguished creation a playoffs for a initial time in 22 years.Angels 3, Mariners 2 • David Freese led off a ninth with a home run as horde Los Angeles won.

Twins 6, Tigers 2 • Eduardo Escobar homered and gathering in 3 runs as visiting Minnesota kept gait in a AL wild-card race.

Indians 9, Royals 5 • Carlos Santana gathering in 3 runs, Yan Gomes homered and visiting Cleveland changed above .500 for a initial time given Apr 9.

Red Sox 8, Orioles 0 • First-time starter Craig Breslow and 6 relievers total for a five-hitter for horde Boston.

Yankees 2, White Sox 1 • Adam Warren total with his bullpen on a three-hitter as horde New York won.


Giants 14, A’s 10 • Rookie Jarrett Parker became a initial Giants actor to have during slightest 3 homers and 7 RBIs in a diversion given Willie Mays 54 years ago, for visiting San Francisco.

Associated Press

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