Jacob deGrom continues to build his Cy Young resume.
deGrom pitched 6 2/3 innings and allowed two earned runs in the Mets’ 8-5 win over the Yankees (74-44) on Monday. The 30-year-old ace surrendered five hits and struck out 12.
The Mets (50-66) blasted five home runs in the game to pull away. All nine of the Mets starters registered a hit and six players drove in at least one run.
Yankees starter Luis Severino continued his recent struggles as he was charged with four earned runs in four innings. He allowed a lead-off home run to Amed Rosario as well as a two-run blast by Jose Bautista before he was replaced by Chad Green.
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4-2 #Mets | End-4 pic.twitter.com/dRYpjEWZiL
— New York Mets (@Mets) August 14, 2018
deGrom currently holds a 7-7 record and a 1.81 ERA this season. Robert Gsellman picked up his seventh save of the season.
The game at Yankee Stadium on Monday was a makeup of the contest that was rained out July 22.
Stud of the night
Tigers outfielder Nicholas Castellanos went 5 for 5 and tallied five RBIs in his team’s 9-5 win over the White Sox.
Blast from the Cast. ?#DetroitSummers pic.twitter.com/wQna9czVHa
— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 14, 2018
Dud of the night
Amir Garrett allowed four runs and recorded two outs in the Reds’ 10-3 loss to the Indians.
Ronald Acuna Jr. led off both of the games in the Braves doubleheader against the Marlins with a home run. Atlanta picked up two victories.
Two games today, TWO leadoff homers.@Ronaldacunajr24 is on ??. pic.twitter.com/OwzaoIMC89
— MLB (@MLB) August 13, 2018
Red Sox (85-35) at Phillies (65-52), 7:05 p.m. — Boston and Philadelphia will open a two-game series at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday. The Red Sox finished play Monday with a 10-game lead in the AL East while the Phillies trail the Braves by one game in the NL East. Brian Johnson is set to start for Boston while Nick Pivetta will take the mound for Philadelphia.