Henry Urrutia broke a ninth-inning tie with a drive into the seats in left field, and the Baltimore Orioles ended a nine-game losing streak against the New York Mets.
A big lead in September is anything but a sure thing — just ask fans of these teams that endured some of the worst late-season collapses in baseball history.
Zack Wheeler allowed one run in 6 2-3 innings to win his fourth consecutive decision, and Daniel Murphy’s two-run single helped the New York Mets beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 6-1 Tuesday.
Juan Lagares was ready to contribute when given the opportunity.
Tanner Roark gets the win in the Nationals 8-2 victory, helping Washington complete the three-game sweep over the Mets on Thursday.
Ike Davis hit a long two-run homer, and prospects Rafael Montero and Jacob DeGrom combined to throw four perfect innings as the New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals 5-4 Friday in the first spring training game for both teams.
Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.
Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
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Daniel Murphy homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs and Jenrry Mejia pitched seven innings in his season debut as the Mets defeated the Nationals 11-0 Friday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.