deGrom dominates again as Mets edge Phils 1-0

NEW YORK – Jacob deGrom struck out 10 in six dominant innings and Edwin Díaz earned his 2 hundredth profession save, serving to the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Saturday night time.

Pete Alonso hit an early RBI single because the NL East leaders improved to 31-9 following a loss and 10-4 within the season collection with Philadelphia. Alonso leads the NL with 97 RBIs.

Díaz issued two walks within the ninth, and Philadelphia had runners on second and third when Nick Castellanos struck out swinging for the ultimate out. It was Díaz’s twenty seventh save of the season.

DeGrom (2-0) allowed two hits and walked none in his third begin after spending the primary a part of the season on the injured checklist.

The 2-time NL Cy Younger Award winner opened the sport by hanging out Bryson Stott trying on a 101.1 mph fastball after which allowed a smooth single to Rhys Hoskins. After Alec Bohm grounded right into a pressure play, deGrom fanned J.T. Realmuto on three straight sliders.


It was deGrom’s second double-digit strikeout recreation since returning and his fifty fifth within the common season total. He improved to 9-1 in 20 profession begins towards the Phillies.

Philadelphia wasted a terrific efficiency by Aaron Nola (8-9), who allowed 4 hits in eight innings. The best-hander struck out eight and walked one, however he dropped to 0-3 in 4 begins towards New York this yr.

The Phillies completed with three hits.

New York jumped in entrance within the first. Starling Marte singled, stole second and took third on a throwing error by Realmuto earlier than scoring on Alonso’s smooth single to proper.

After Alonso’s hit, Luis Guillorme and Jeff McNeill had consecutive one-out singles within the second. Nola retired 17 in a row earlier than McNeil began the eighth with a stroll.


Phillies: OF Kyle Schwarber (strained proper calf) took batting apply on the sphere and ran within the outfield earlier than hitting for Matt Vierling within the eighth. Schwarber was pulled within the fifth inning of Thursday’s 3-0 loss to Miami and sat out Friday.


Mets: 3B Eduardo Escobar (left facet tightness) was held out of the lineup and an MRI got here again clear. … INF/OF Jeff McNeil was within the lineup after getting two stitches for a lacerated proper thumb. McNeil exited Friday’s recreation within the second with the harm.


Philadelphia right-hander Zack Wheeler (11-5, 2.63 ERA) opposes New York right-hander Chris Bassitt (9-7, 3.39 ERA) on Sunday. Wheeler is 4-2 with a 2.48 ERA in 10 profession begins towards the Mets. He broke into the majors with New York in 2013 and went 44-38 with a 3.77 ERA in 126 begins with the Mets.


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