Matt Harvey struck out a career-high 13 batters and took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning as the New York Mets held off the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in the first game of a double-header.
Max Scherzer became the first Detroit Tigers’ starting pitcher in 104 years to start a season with a 10-0 record, allowing one run over six innings in a 5-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
The New York Mets have called up top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler to start the second game of today’s double-header against the Atlanta Braves.
Pitcher Stephen Strasburg was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a back strain by the Washington Nationals, who lost 10-1 to the New York Mets.
Stephen Strasburg exited with a strained right oblique after two innings in the Washington Nationals’ 3-2 Major League Baseball victory over the Atlanta Braves.
Ryan Zimmerman hit three home runs and ended up on the losing team as the Washington Nationals blew a 6-2 lead against the Baltimore Orioles.
Dillon Gee struck out a career-high 12 batters as the New York Mets beat the New York Yankees 3-1 to win their fourth game in as many nights in their Subway Series.
Daniel Murphy’s eighth-inning single gave the Mets a 2-1 win against the Yankees in the first of four games this week between the New York teams.
New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, whose .209 batting average ranks 160th of 171 Major League Baseball players, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right quad strain.
Anibal Sanchez of the Detroit Tigers came within two outs of throwing the first no-hitter of the Major League Baseball season, striking out 12 and settling for a one-hitter in a 6-0 defeat of the visiting Minnesota Twins.