Lance McCullers, who allowed 21 earned runs over his first thirteen starts, gave up seven runs (six earned) in just 0.1 innings against Texas on Monday.
On August 4th, the New York Mets gained sole possession of first place in the N.L. East. They still have it.
Kendrys Morales tripled this week.
- As did Francisco Cervelli.
– Cervelli has four triples in 2015, and leads the Pirates in the category.
— Evan Gattis, also a catcher, has seven triples.
Zack Greinke had an interesting start on Thursday…
-He both homered and allowed as many runs as he has in his last nine starts going back to June 13th.
– Despite allowing six runs in six innings (all earned), he still got the win.
— Speaking of pitcher home runs, Francisco Liriano hit one this week as well.
Tyler Moore and Shane Robinson both made pitching appearances this week.
- Neither of them are pitchers.
On Sunday Jackie Bradley hit a triple, home run, and had five RBIs.
- He had 4 RBIs on the season entering today, and had never had a 4-RBI game before.