Aaron Hill hit for the cycle.
RA Dickey has set an MLB record with his fifth (!!!) straight start of 0 ER and at least 8 Ks.
- Today he got the runs backing him from a grand slam from Ike Davis, who still isn’t hitting .200.
– In Dickey’s last six starts, he has 63 Ks and FIVE walks.
— Dickey beat the Orioles, managed by Buck Showalter, tonight. The last time Dickey faced one of Showalter’s teams, he gave up six home runs.
—- The first baserunner against Dickey was the AL pitcher, by the way.
—– Who walked.
The Yankees’ CC Sabathia also threw a complete game.
- It’s the first time since May 2000 that both the Yankees and Mets have a complete game on the same day.
With Mat Latos on the mound, the red-hot Reds scored nine runs…
- and lost.
– Latos’ ERA is actually 5.20 after tonight’s stinker.
The Cubs scored 12 runs.
- Against the White Sox.
– Luis Valbuena has hit two home runs in three days.
— He had none before that.