Monday, May 18
NEW YORK (AP) — Prized Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard earned his first major league win as New York beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 yesterday. Syndergaard shut down the Brewers for the first five innings in his Citi Field debut. He beaned Carlos Gomez with a 96 mph fastball in the sixth. Gomez walked off the field with the trainers at his side.
NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez has been hit in the helmet by a pitch and left a game against the New York Mets. Gomez stayed down in the dirt for a few seconds before being helped into a sitting position by two Milwaukee trainers. Mets trainer Ray Ramirez also walked to the plate area.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Evan Longoria drove in three runs and had two of Tampa Bay's season-high 19 hits as the Rays routed the Minnesota Twins 11-3 yesterday. James Loney drove in two runs for Tampa Bay. The Twins scored nine runs in their previous two wins against the Rays. Twins starter Kyle Gibson allowed three runs on eight hits with two walks and a pair of strikeouts.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 last night to avoid a three-game sweep. Matt Carpenter added two hits. The Cardinals improved to a major league-best 25-12 despite having two players thrown at the plate.