NEW YORK (AP) — The shear power of Bryce Harper was startling. DeGrom struck out 12 in 7 1/3 innings, the longest outing by a Mets pitcher this season. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. Harper also isn’t prone to chase these pitches, offering a swing less than 22 percent of the time. Taking this a step further, the Nationals are one of the most unlucky teams in baseball, having won two fewer games than expected based on when and where they produce their hits and walks.
Harper’s two-run single off Jerry Blevins made it 6-3. He grounded out as a pinch hitter. Bats Carry Yankees Over Twins Despite Rough Start From Sonny Gray Didi Gregorius homered for the fourth straight game and added two RBIs to his major league-leading total. The 25-year-old former NL MVP has hit 158 home runs so far in his career, boosting his total with the solo shot in the first inning.