MLB – Baseball: Summary of the matches of June 11, 2021 on the grounds of the Nationale
Jacob DeGrom rewrote the MLB record book with mind-blowing stats on both mound and batting before having to quit after six brilliant innings with flexor tendonitis.
The New York Mets gunner stood out in his team’s 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday.
In six innings at the mound, the Mets starter limited his rivals to one hit, no runs and he had 10 strikeouts. He thus became the fastest pitcher since 1893 to record his 100th strikeout of the season when he had 61 and two-thirds innings when it happened.
By shutting out the Padres’ offense, DeGrom lowered his earned-run average to 0.56 which is the lowest after 10 starts in a season since the statistic was tallied, at 1913.
DeGrom also contributed to the offensive victory as he produced two runs in the fifth inning using a single to make it 3-0 for his fifth RBI of the campaign. , he who has yet granted only four earned points.
His rival at the Mound at San Diego failed to keep pace as Blake Snell was guilty of the Mets three runs and gave up his spot after just four innings.
The Padres took advantage of DeGrom’s departure after six innings to get on the draw. Miguel Castro gave Jake Cronenworth a two-run homer to cut the lead to one run. The reliever only recorded one withdrawal before returning to the shelter. The next generation of the Mets kept that slim lead to allow DeGrom to secure their sixth victory of the season.
Victim of a torn elbow ligament in 2010, in the minor leagues, he was not worried about his arm on Friday.
« The feeling is not at all close to that (11 years ago), » he said.
DeGrom does regular ligament tests. He says that what just happened is of a different nature, which seems less worrying.
The Dodgers rule the Rangers
Mike Foltynewicz had a horrible start to the mound and the Los Angeles Dodgers offense made him pay. The Texas Rangers pitcher allowed eight runs in just two and two-thirds innings, in a 12-1 loss.
Foltynewicz had a nightmare in the opening set as he allowed three home runs for the Dodgers. Max Muncy sent the ball over the fence to make it 2-0 LA Justin Turner hit the trails solo moments later.
Gavin Lux then produced three of his four points in the game with his sixth long ball of the campaign. He added a point to his harvest with a double in the third inning.
Lux was then pushed home by his pitcher Clayton Kershaw. The latter took advantage of this comfortable lead to limit the success of the Rangers to the plate. He had nine strikeouts in six innings of work and conceded just one run and three hits.
Albert Pujols hit his 10th long ball of the season and the 672nd of his career in the victory. He recorded at least 10 home runs during a campaign for the 20th time in his career.
Cubs celebrate full fan comeback
For the first time in nearly two years, Chicago’s iconic Wrigley Field hosted a full-capacity crowd on Friday afternoon when the Chicago Cubs triumphed over the St. Louis Cardinals by an 8-5 score.
For the first time this season, the Cubs were welcoming a crowd to capacity in what the team called the 2.0 opener. Supporters were greeted with the message
“Welcome home” behind the marble. Among the crowd was new Bears quarterback Justin Fields, who signed his first professional contract earlier today.
On the ground, the leaders of the central division offered a good performance. Anthony Rizzo’s plaque presence in the sixth inning particularly delighted the crowd as the opening goal gave spectators 10 mementos with foul balls in his 14-pitch duel with right-hander Daniel Ponce de Leon. The 14the The Cards gunner’s throw finished his way into the stands again, this time for a long shot to the right that tied it at 5-5.
“It was definitely one of my most memorable appearances,” said Rizzo. In front of a crowd like that, against the Cardinals, it was a very good moment for me. «
Outfielder Joc Pederson then allowed his team to take the lead and race to victory with a double that produced two runs in the seventh inning. Earlier in the game, Pederson had shipped Johan Oviedo’s offering past the fence for a solo homerun in the third inning.
Elsewhere in the Nationale:
Rockies 5 – Reds 11
COL: Kyle Freeland had a tough outing as he conceded eight earned runs and eight hits in four innings of work
CIN: Joey Votto hit three-run homer in 3rd inning
Braves 3 – Marlins 4
ATL: Ozzie Albies produced two runs on two hits in 4 batting appearances
MIA: Sandy Alcantara earned the win with six strikeouts in six innings. He allowed five hits and two earned runs.
Pirates 4 – Brewers 7
PIT: Chase De Jong allowed two runs in five innings
MIL: Christian Yelich broke the tie with two RBIs
Angels 6 – Diamondbacks 5
LAA: Shohei Ohtani allowed two runs in 5 innings, but produced one run
ARI: Merrill Kelly allowed three runs in five innings