Matthew Cerrone | Snapchat | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | About Me Bartolo Colon allowed seven runs Monday night as the Marlins beat the Mets, 7-3, during Miami's first game since the death of their 24-year-old ace Jose Fernandez. The Mets entered the game needing to need as many of the six games left in the season as they fight to outlast the Giants and Cardinals for the NL Wild Card. And yet, given what the Marlins experienced during the last 48 hours, I can easily accept the Mets losing in Miami last night. It felt like the right thing to do... The night was full of emotions, and both sides did an admirable job fighting through... "He respected the game. That's why he played it like he
The Cleveland Indians came into the season with a tough task: Unseat the defending World Series champion Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. On Monday, they did just that. With their 7-4 win over the Detroit Tigers, the Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central for the first time since 2007. A slow April may have been cause for concern early, but Cleveland eventually soared. The team went just 10-11 during the season’s first month, but then never posted a sub-.500 month the rest of the way.
Joaquin Benoit and Corey Kluber suffered injuries earlier in the evening and now it appears that Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has suffered an apparent right knee injury. Ramos leaped to grab the ball and came down awkwardly, as MASN’s Dan Kolko describes. Ramos clutched and pointed at his right knee.