They are a team that has posted double-digit run performances six times in the last month, but the Cubs have also allowed 10 or more runs four times as well.
Ironically, the humiliating milestone comes at the site of where they peaked two years ago.
This current Mets roster is not almost as strong as the roster that beat the Cubs in June, but the Mets are coming off a solid week. We'll even see two two-game sets between the Cubs and Indians, in a rematch of last year's World Series.
Gsellman as considered one of the young talents that would help the Mets continue that 2015 succes. And promotions don't get much better than what the A's have planned for their April 17 game against the White Sox: All fans will be able to get into the Coliseum for free. He walked five and struck out four.
Braves 8, Nats 0 • Freddie Freeman hit a three-run home run off Gio Gonzalez and Julio Teheran threw seven shutout innings as Atlanta cruised past host Washington. Then they allowed the game's first run in the top of the fourth. Gsellman, once considered a lock for the rotation, needed 93 pitches to get through just four innings. Harvey has a 1.50 WHIP with 58 strikeouts in 77 1/3 innings.
The Mets pushed across a run on Taijeron's groundout in the fourth to take a 1-0 lead. He and Jason Heyward scored on Bryant's homer, his 26th of the season.
The Mets cut into the Cubs lead with Nori Aoki scoring on Travis d'Arnaud's sacrifice fly to right in the fifth.
Maddon has instead stuck to his script, seeming to understand that if the Cubs are going to win another championship this season (their title in 1908, after all, followed one in 1907) it will have to be along a bumpier road than last season's.
Mariners 10, Rangers 3: Ben Gamel and Kyle Seager both hit three-run homers and Seattle beat Texas in a matchup of wild card hopefuls.
NY got a run back in the fifth on d'Arnaud's sac fly, but Schwarber lofted his homer to right center with two outs off Tommy Milone to make it 5-2.