Dodgers make history with 12th straight multi-point win, DeGrom holds Phillies scoreless

The Los Angeles Dodgers are the first National League team in 100 years to win 12 straight games by multiple points after beating the Kansas City Royals 13-3 away on Saturday.

Fans were still finding their seats when Dodgers leadoff hitter Mookie Betts opened the scoring on the fifth pitch of the game, connecting on a 421-foot homer.

It was the first of five races for the Los Angeles side in the opening frame, with Max Muncy, Justin Turner and Gavin Lux also driving in the races.

Dodgers catcher Will Smith added a few more runs with a two-run homer an inning later to establish a 7-0 lead early, and after the Royals snatched two runs off a Michael Massey triple later in the the second, Lux succeeded on the third. and Muncy homered in the fourth to open a 10-2 buffer.

Cody Bellinger and Joey Gallo gave Dodgers fans who stuck around for the ninth inning a treat, with two more home runs putting the icing on the cake.

Muncy finished with four hits and four RBIs, while Betts went three-for-four at the plate and Smith and Lux ​​had a pair of hits.

Party on the mound for Los Angeles, Andrew Heaney went through three innings before being forced out of the game early, suffering from a contusion in the pitching forearm.

The last National League team to match the Dodgers’ feat was the 1922 Pittsburgh Pirates, who saw their 13-game multi-inning winning streak come to an end exactly 100 years ago to the day.

DeGrom dominates the Phillies

New York Mets ace and arguably the best pitcher in all of baseball Jacob deGrom looked at the height of his powers in his third start of the season, holding the Philadelphia Phillies scoreless for six innings in a 1-0 win. -0.

DeGrom struck out 18 of the 20 batters he faced, striking out 10 and going his six innings on 76 effective pitches.

The only run of the game came in the first inning, with Pete Alonso’s hit scoring Starling Marte, as Phillies starter Aaron Nola also pitched beautifully, going eight full innings with eight strikeouts, allowing a run of four hits and a walk.

Kiner-Falefa the unlikely Yankees hero

The New York Yankees will have a chance to win their three-game away series against the Boston Red Sox tomorrow after coming back to win 3-2.

After losing Game 1 of their slate 3-2 in extra innings yesterday, the Yankees were in danger of losing their fourth straight series when they trailed 2-0, before Isiah Kiner-Falefa hit a shot from two points in fifth. inning for his first home run of the season.

With the scores still tied at 2-2 in the final period, Kiner-Falefa once again managed to score a hit while bringing home Andrew Benintendi from third base. Of his 103 games this season, this is only the second time he has recorded three RBIs.

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