NEW YORK – Edwin Diaz withdrew Gavin Lux On a fast ball at 102.8 mph to escape a jam in the eighth inning, the New York Mets beat the major league’s top Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Thursday.
Francis Lindor Double hit the tie in the sixth scored the green light at the sacrifice There is a reputation After the Mets were held for one hit in five runs Clayton Kershawwhich made its first appearance since August 4th.
NL East-Leading New York earned a two-of-three win from Los Angeles, its first win in a series against the Dodgers since September 3-5, 2011. Los Angeles lost consecutive games for the first time since July 25-26. The last time the Dodgers dropped twice in a row at Citi Field was exactly seven years ago – July 25-26, 2015.
“They’ve got a really good team,” Diaz said. “We showed them that we have a really good team as well. This is the team we could play in the qualifiers.”
Chris Bassett (12-7) allowed two runs and six strokes in six runs for his fifth straight win, matching his win total from last season with Oakland. He left after the Mets advanced 3-2 for sixth.
New York led 5-2 when Diaz opened eighth on foot Freddy Freeman and diving will Smith. Freeman advanced to third in volleyball with a cautionary lane Max Muncie He scored a goal on a Justin Turner flyball near the 408-foot entry mark.
“I was a little pissed off because I didn’t control the slider the way I wanted,” Diaz said.
After visiting the hill from shooting coach Jeremy Hefner, Diaz escaped by sniffing Lux on the toughest pitch of his career and quietly walked out of the hill. It was the fifth time in his last 13 appearances that the Mets had come close in the eighth inning.
“He’s the best in baseball for a reason,” Lux said.
This was only the third round allowed in the last 34 games for Diaz, who has converted 19 of his 19 saves in that span.
“I think he realized he wasn’t carrying the normal torque on his broken ball,” said Mets coach Buck Showalter. “He almost hit the two of them. He just decided to move to Option B.”
Adam Piccolo He followed with a perfect nine for his third save.
Kershaw came back from a back injury and stabilized after a tough start. He hit six and walked three but was short on the field and pulled after throwing 73 runs — three more than he played in Saturday’s simulated game in Miami.
“The first half was a little tough, but I’m thankful I bounced like that and got past at least five,” Kershaw said.
This was the 15th time Kershaw has allowed one hit or less and the third time this season.
Lindor’s three hits were the only hit New York even Starling Mart Sixth opened against Chris Martin (4-1) with the inferior one. After tossing the ball onto the right court line, Lindor doubled down to center field where Mart scored with ease.
Lindor stole third in the second court from Rove’s board appearance, which Showalter came up with by pulling off a left-hand hit Daniel Fogelbach From the circle on the deck. After three pitches were contaminated, Ruff raised a high fly ball to the left field corner and Lindor ran home.
“Misunderstanding, maybe a ball I should catch,” Lux said.
Kershaw walked three in the first half 25 stadium, including Mark Kanha With Loaded Bases – The eighth base-loaded rally in the left-handed run and first since 2015. Kershaw then got Jeff McNeill on a popup and the last 13 players have retired.
Chris Taylor Hitting one of two runs per second for the Dodgers.
Dodgers: RHP Brusdar Graterol (Right Elbow Inflammation) has been put on the casualty list and will get an MRI on Friday. …RHP Tony Gonsolin (right forearm strain) will get an MRI on Friday and will remain closed for a few more days.
Mets: C Francisco Alvarez, the club’s potential No. 1 player, has been diagnosed with a flaccid body in his right ankle and a tentative plan to resume baseball activities within three to four days based on his response to the injections. … rookie 3B Britt Patty He underwent surgery to rupture the ligaments of his right thumb.