Mark Kanha New York Mets‘ An eight-run fifth inning as the visitors won 8–2 to split Sunday’s results washington nationals
Kanha finished as 3-for-4 mets They have won only for the fifth time in their last 15 matches. They have won two out of three in the series, which ends on Monday
mets Starter Max Scherzer (3-2), who had not pitched since May 3 because of neck spasms, held citizens for one run in five innings. He allowed two hits, struck out two and struck out six.
Earlier Sunday, the citizens A 3-2 win on CJ Abrams’ solo home run in the seventh inning to complete Saturday’s suspended game
citizens Starter Jake Irvin (1-1) pitched well through the first four innings of the Nightcap, but finished with his first loss as a big-league pitcher
in the fifth, four of the first five mets Batsman reaches base. Kanha’s double and Brandon Nimmo’s single scored two runs in the first. The other six runs came after Washington struck out the second.
Francisco Lindor’s single made it 3–1 before Irvin, facing what would be his final batter, was hit by a pitch to Pete Alonso. Reliever Mason Thompson walked Brett Batty with the bases loaded and then gave up a two-run single to Starling Marte. Kanha’s second hit of the innings scored the eighth run.
Irwin was charged with six runs. He walked one and struck out six before Washington used four relievers.
Lindor and Marte and both had two hits.
Three relievers followed Scherzer, with Zach Muckenheirn working the final two innings.
Washington, who scored in the second inning on Abrams’ double, added a run in the eighth inning on Abrams’ single. Luis Garcia citizenswho have lost three of their last five matches
Washington had a few chances to make a comeback, but stranded 13 runners on base. citizens hit seven and walked six
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