Pinch hitter Christian Colon delivered a tiebreaking single off Seth Lugo with two outs in the eighth inning Saturday afternoon and the host Cincinnati Reds posted a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets. The loss, combined with Milwaukee’s 10-1 victory over Pittsburgh, put New York (80-74) 4 1/2 games behind the Brewers for the second wild-card spot. It also dropped the Mets’ elimination number down to four.
Posted: September 22, 2019, 3:09 am
Dobnak pitched 5 1/3 effective innings, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night. The Twins won for the sixth time in eight games to maintain their four-game lead over Cleveland in the AL Central. They reduced their magic number to clinch the division title to five with eight games to play.
Posted: September 21, 2019, 4:40 am