New York-Aiming for the NL East Crown for the third consecutive year, the powerful Atlanta Braves have regained their top starter, making it a terribly easy night for him.
Freddie Freeman Added three more hits to his fast-growing MVP campaign, Ozzie Albies The Braves abused the Gold Metter Pitching New York Mets with a 15-2 puncture that expanded their division’s lead as they hit two of Atlanta’s six home runs in the club.
Max fried (7-0) Returned from a short stay on the injured list due to back cramps and blew through 5 innings that only helped his Cy Young Award credential. Left-handers haven’t allowed home runs since September 10th last year.
Brian Snitker, Braves’ manager, said, “Returning Maxi probably made everyone feel better.”
Freeman raced two run doubles Marcell Ozuna Then there was a long two-run home run on the second off. Steven Matz (0-5) made his latest loud out in the lost season when he returned from shoulder discomfort.
“It’s really, really frustrating to go this way again,” said Matz, who has 9.79 ERA.
Atlanta defeated 17 hits, leading second-placed Miami in a 3-2 game and splitting the doubleheader with Washington. The Braves have 9 games left, the Marlins 10.
“Some run supports were huge to get Max, especially at his first start,” said Catcher and Clean Up Man. Travis DarnaudHad 3 hits and 2 walks against his previous team-including a 2-run home run in his first game as a visitor at Citi Field.
The most effective pitcher for Mets was a veteran third baseman Todd Frazier, Threw 1-2-3 in 9th place in his first career appearance on the mound. He struck out Adam Duvall Look at the 55 mph knuckler.
New York started its last home stand in Dad and dropped 2 1/2 games from the last NL playoff spot.
Nine days after setting the National League record since 1900 in a 29-9 match against the Marlins, the Braves appear ready to threaten Mark with D’Arnaud and Alby shooting two runs each with six runs and four to four. I did. Franklin Kirome That made it 12-0. Nick Markakis There was a two-run double.
“Obviously it’s great to be there, especially when I got on the initials quickly, I wanted to make the innings faster,” Fried said. “I probably didn’t feel as sharp as I thought I should have.”
Ronald Akuna Junior.. And Austin Riley Also, Atlanta is connected because it looked like batting practice all night. Albies and Acuna are in sixth place in a row, offering Albies their fifth career multihomer game, the first of the season.
Braves has 42 home runs this month and is one of the club’s record shy in September.
Acuna doubled, scoring three times from the lead-off spot and snapping an 18-0 slide. Ozuna had three RBIs.
Mets needed a solid performance from irregular rotations to rest the harsh bullpen, and Mats has been unable to make his first start and second appearance since August 15. 2 2/3 innings.
“The game was separated really early,” said Luis Rojas, manager of Mets. “There are many pitches in the zone and we haven’t finished the pitch.”
The last three starters in New York, Jacob deGrom, Seth Lugo And Matz combined to abandon 15 earned runs and 20 hits in 6 1/3 innings. Anyway, Mets has rallyed to win the previous two games in Philadelphia, but hasn’t participated in this game at all.
The Braves starter before starting season 7-0 was the 1997 Denny Nigle.
Brodivan Waguénen, general manager of Mets, said nothing has changed on a daily basis for him and that billionaire hedge fund managers have agreed to buy a club from Wilpon and Katz’s family. I haven’t talked to Steve Cohen since the announcement on Monday. The contract is subject to the approval of the owner of Major League Baseball. Van Wagenen, who reiterated that he wasn’t thinking about the safety of his job, said Cohen and Cohen had the opportunity to sit down a little and get to know each other last winter and talk about their thoughts and philosophies.
“I know he is competitive,” said Van Wagenen.
Braves: Fried returned from his 10-day injured list on Thursday, and Atlanta chose RHP Blythe Wilson as another training site.
Mets: After leaving a Wednesday night outing in Philadelphia with a correct hamstring cramp, deGrom threw a sidesection on Friday and felt better, Rojas said. The team will see how the two Cy Young Award winners will feel on Saturday before deciding whether to stay on schedule. … 2B Robinson Cano Near the left wrist, it hit the 92 mph sinker from Freed fourth and was removed sixth. The x-ray was negative and Mr. Rojas said Kano was fine. … RHP Delin Betans (Right latitude tightness) I faced a batter at an alternative site on Thursday. “I heard he’s doing great things,” Rojas said. … Kilome has been injured with a broken nail since September 2nd and has been activated from the injured list. INF Luis Guillorme has been selected as an alternative site.
Braves: Rookie RHP Ian Anderson (3-0, 1.64 ERA) Starts his fifth Major League Baseball on Saturday night. Anderson, 22, was third drafted in 2016 and went to a high school in Clifton Park, about 170 miles north of Citi Field. But he was a fan of the Boston Red Sox like his father. According to Anderson, New York City has two brothers, but his family and friends will not have the opportunity to meet him in person unless fans are allowed at the stadium because of the coronavirus. .. “It would definitely be nice to leave them here,” he said. “They all want to be here.”
Mets: Rookie LHP David Peterson (4-2, 4.17 ERA), the first round pick of 2017 will try to stabilize the reel rotation in New York. Peterson allowed three runs in six innings and beat his career high on August 2, which was a 4-0 defeat in Atlanta, with eight.
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