Seager hit three home runs against the Mets, giving him 12 on the year and prompting teammate Brandon McCarthy to offer an explanation. He is now hitting.293 with 54 runs scored, 12 home runs, and 38 RBI.
It was the first time the three-time Cy Young Award victor and 2014 NL MVP surrendered four homers in a game in his storied career and just the 13th time he's allowed six or more runs in a single outing. "It's always exciting. There's just no way around it".
The left-handed hitting Green played for the Blue Jays from 1993-99, eventually developing into a premier slugger, hitting 35 homers in '98 and 42 the following season. We know he loves to play in NY so if he's going to figure it out somewhere, it's going to be here. "It's fun to watch, it's fun to be around". "We just couldn't stop them".
Brandon McCarthy (6-3) held the Mets scoreless over six innings, allowing just four hits. He walked one, struck out four and lowered his ERA to 2.87.
Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer and Anthony Rendon hit a solo shot for the Nationals.
"We better get going".
The two long balls helped the Dodgers build a commanding 7-0 lead after two innings.
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"I've been getting my butt kicked out there", said Gselman.
As for the high hopes, they're beginning to dissipate, too.
The Mets (31-39) have dropped five of their past six contests.
"When you're down 4-0 before you get an out, that starts to take a little starch out of you", Collins said. "As much as we're excited for Cody, we're playing very good baseball and ready to go tomorrow".
Since Bellinger's debut he has the most home runs in Major League Baseball. Rookie 2B Gavin Cecchini hit a two run shot of Kershaw with one on in the fifth, his first career homer in the bigs.
Older brother Kyle Seager hit a game-ending double in the 10th inning for the Seattle Mariners in a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers later Tuesday night. The three-time Cy Young Award victor already has allowed a career-high 17 homers this year.
The 12-run victory was the largest margin of victory for Los Angeles this season. And they're telling their buddies, 'Hey, go hit Oakleaf, ' and, 'Go hit other big neighborhoods, ' because they know that the citizens there aren't locking their vehicles so it's an easy target for them.
Last Tuesday night, the Cubs beat the Mets, 14-3, in the middle game of the three-game series.
Seager, who is still only 23, had an opportunity to make it four with the bases loaded. He was on deck in the eighth when Forsythe struck out looking to end the inning.
Told that manager Terry Collins suggested his pitchers need to throw outside the strike zone to set up pitches, Gsellman said: "Maybe if we start hitting a couple of more batters, get batters uncomfortable, we need to figure something out".