Castro homer in 9th pulls Cubs over Mets 2

| 17 mayo 2016 | 0 Comentarios

Castro homer in 9th pulls Cubs over Mets 2

NEW YORK Starlin Castro hit a tiebreaking homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs through the New York Mets 2 1 Sunday.

Cubs nice Jake Arrieta allowed two hits and struck out nine in seven smooth innings. He using a 1 0 lead following Luis Valbuena’s run scoring single in the fourth.

Slouching slugger Curtis Granderson tied it with a two out RBI single off winner Pedro Strop(2 4) Inside eighth, Taking skids of 0 for 17 and 1 for 29. A diving catch by rookie center fielder Arismendy Alcantara moments earlier prohibited more potential damage.

Castro led there are numerous ninth and greeted closer Jenrry Mejia(5 6) In reference to his 13th home run, A contrary field drive that barely cleared the wall near the right field corner.

Hector Rondon got three quickly outs for his 17th save, Finish a four hitter that ended Chicago’s three game losing streak.

Valbuena returned to the lineup and started of his slump with an RBI single off Mets rookie Rafael Montero, Still wanting his first win after six major league starts. Montero delivered an encouraging abilities, Simple fact that, Going 7 1 3 innings for the greatest outing of his career.

Arrieta struck out three proper in the second and whiffed the 3 4 5 hitters in the fourth. Using the a 1 6 3 double play after a leadoff walk in the seventh and was helped out of his toughest jam by Castro in the third.

With sports people at the corners, The shortstop made a slick pickup and a nifty flip to begin with an inning ending double play against Juan Lagares.

Cubs novice Javier Baez drew a leadoff walk in the fourth, His first in 55 major league plate performances. Two outs afterwards, Valbuena snapped a 1 for 32 slide in an RBI single.

Mets: Needless to say, 3B David Wright was out of your lineup with a sore left shoulder. Wright left Saturday’s game one inning after he was hit by a fastball at the back of the shoulder, Frustrating an area that’s bothered him all summer. Eric Campbell began at third.. Newbie RHP Jacob deGrom(Rotation cuff tendinitis) Threw about 20 pitch, Some fastbjust about almost mosts, In a bullpen session and said he had no complications, He’ll throw a regular bullpen Tuesday or sunday, And so far it appears he’s on track to come off the 15 day disabled list recently for a start at Dodger Stadium.. Supervisor Terry Collins said he thinks RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka(Elbow puffiness) Is likely to make another rehab start, This time around for Class A Brooklyn. Matsuzaka allowed one run and three hits in six innings thursday for Double A Binghamton, Using 69 pitches. "Right now we’re not sure where the fit’s gonna be when he’s ready to pitch here, Collins being spoken.

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Cubs fresh Kyle Hendricks(4 1, 1.73 time) Starts the four game series finale Monday mid-day against 41 year old Bartolo Colon(11 10, 3.85), Who is 0 2 with the 4.73 ERA in five career starts against chi town. Valbuena has two homers in five at bats opposed to Colon.

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