- Chicago, Illinois 60616
- Line: CHW -135
- Over/Under: 9
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Without a full rebuild or a big budget, the A's are in the postseason picture again. Almost two decades after Moneyball, how do they keep doing it?
Marcus Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 Tuesday night to boost their flickering playoff hopes.
Howie Kendrick finished a triple shy of hitting for a cycle, Patrick Corbin pitched six strong innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 Tuesday night.
The Chicago Cubs were shut down by Sonny Gray and two relievers Tuesday night, falling 4-2 to the Cincinnati Reds in a loss that hurt their playoff positioning.
Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all go yard for the Mets in the top of the sixth to take the lead against the Rockies.
Howie Kendrick homers to straightaway center field to give the Nationals a 2-1 lead over the Cardinals.