Tajuan Walker bowled a three-hit ball in seven innings in his first win of the season, JD Davis staggered and beat Patrick Corbin’s two-run homer in the first over, and the Mets beat Washington 4–0 with two out Took wickets. In the matchup of NL East rivals.
Corbin lost his 10th straight decision that took place last August.
Walker (1-1), who signed a $ 23 million contract as a free agent, made his fourth start.
“Give it to the defense, man, they really helped me today,” Walker said. “I didn’t have my best stuff. They came for me. Making quick runs was also helpful. Let me attack and just go after the hitters. “
Walker allowed a pair of leadoff runners, but removed Josh Harrison in the first and was helped in the third when Victor Robbles was trying to move from double to right, with Michael Conforto throwing to second baseman Johnson Willer. Dia, who made the toss. Davis in third for the tag.
“It was a tough read on Victor,” said national manager Dave Martinez. “The ball is in front of them. For him, it’s just these young mistakes. At the same time, you cannot make the first place on the third base. “
Albert Almora Jr. scored one run while leaping over the center-field wall of Kyle Schwarber Drive to end the sixth and save two runs.
“There was such a sexy catch,” the Mets told first baseman Pete Alonso, who ran in black beyond the center field fence, finishing fifth. “I got so fired up.”
Almora and Schwarber were teammates on the 2016 World Series winning Chicago Cubs and spent their entire careers together until they were non-tendered by the Cubs last December 2.
“Schwarber is one of my best friends, but at the end of the day, the game of baseball comes first,” said Almora, who played a video game with Schwarber after Saturday’s game. He said, “There are too many opportunities to hit homers and hit doubles. I’m sure he understands.”
Schwarber could not suppress a grin as Almora raced across the field accepting congratulations from his new teammates.
“I just can’t help and laugh there,” Schwarber said. “When I hit it, I thought it might be a chance. But when he kept running, I was like ‘Oh man’, it might be on top of his head. ‘They made a very good catch there. “
Walker hit four and drove three.
Davis had three hits, raised his average to .414, and scored on James McCain’s RBI single in the fourth. Davis’ home run, which was followed by Alonso’s walk, gave him four homers in 27 at-bats against Corbin.
“He’s an ace, he deserves some respect so I’m not going to come here and say how easy it is,” Davis said. “It is one of those things in baseball where you get a little more success against just one person’s pitcher. And Corbin would be the man. “
Corbin (0-3) gave up four runs, seven hits and three runs in a four-run inning and reduced his ERA from 10.95 to 10.47. He is 0-10 since winning the final 10 at Citi Field on 11 August.
Yadil Hernandez gave two hit films for the citizens.
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Fremill Reyes hit a three-run homer three times and stole his first career base, helping Cleveland survive a four-match series sweep with a 7-3 win over the Yankees on Sunday.
The Reyans placed Jameson Tillon (0-2) in fourth place as Cleveland overcame a 3–0 deficit and took a 4-3 lead. Rees, a nearly 6-foot-5, 265-pounder, led the sixth with his second big league triple and scored for a 6-3 advantage over Jordan Luplau’s double against Nick Nelson.
Gio Urshella hit a two-run homer in the fourth with Tristan McKenzie and Mike Ford and the Yanks had their first back-to-back homers this year, with a single shot five. The Yankees, who were tied last in the AL East in 9–12, were seeking their first four-game sweep since 1996 in Cleveland.
Rookie Sam Hentz (1-0) recorded his second big league appearance since his first start on Tuesday, giving up two hits and two-thirds of relief.
Emanuel Cleese scored a perfect ninth save to save his fifth in six occasions. Four relievers combined for a shutout, a two-hit ball, and Cleveland halted their four-game losing streak.
Reyes’ home run was the fifth, 6-foot-7 right fielder right above Aaron Judge’s reach this season.
Tillon allowed four runs and five hits with six strikes and no walks over four innings. Coming back from his second Tommy John surgery, he has a 6.23 ERA and has not played more than five innings in any of his four innings. He is unimpressed with the win from May 1, 2019.
DJ Lemahieu was given a day off in the 2-for-17 slump. The reigning AL batting champion has a .260 average with a homer and six RBIs in 19 games.
Giancarlo Stanton took a 120.1 mph-per-hour single in the first season, the toughest ball in the biggest league of the season.