Brewers belt 3 straight HRs off Scherzer, rout Mets 9-0
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez, Brian Anderson and Garrett Mitchell hit consecutive home runs off Max Scherzer in the sixth inning, and Wade Miley earned his 100th career win as the Milwaukee Brewers routed the New York Mets 9-0 on Tuesday night.
Anderson and Mitchell also connected for back-to-back homers in the seventh off reliever Brooks Raley. The hot-hitting Anderson, who homered in Monday’s 10-0 victory over the Mets as well, had a two-run double in the first against Scherzer (1-1) and finished with six RBIs.
“I think I just got some mistake pitches over the plate and I was able to put good swings on them,” Anderson said. “Obviously, it’s going to be hard to keep up that pace all year, but it’s just a good feeling in the clubhouse right now.”
Phils last to get 1st win, beat Yanks 4-1 behind Schwarber
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit his 200th career homer on the game’s second pitch and added an RBI single as the Philadelphia Phillies became the last team in the major leagues to get a win this season, beating the New York Yankees 4-1 on Tuesday night to avoid their worst start since 1934.
The NL champions had one homer and been outscored 37-12 during an 0-4 start and were on the verge on their poorest beginning to a season since dropping their first seven games in 1934.
“It was a good offensive night,” Philadelphia manager Rob Thomson said. “I thought we swung the bats well. It’s good to get our first win, but it’s just one win.”
Brandon Marsh also went deep after making two key misplays Monday. Marsh reached New York’s bullpen in center field after being unable to make a shoestring catch in center on DJ LeMahieu’s leadoff triple and overrunning third base for the third out of the fifth in Monday’s 8-1 loss.
“It’s a great feeling,” Marsh said. “Now we go. It was a good all-around game.”
Nets’ three-game winning streak snapped after 107-102 loss to Timberwolves
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 23 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 22 points, 14 rebounds and five assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves held off the Brooklyn Nets 107-102 on Tuesday night.
Rudy Gobert had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Minnesota, which snapped a three-game losing streak. Mike Conley scored 18 points, nine in the fourth quarter.
Spencer Dinwiddie had 30 points and six assists, Mikal Bridges scored 24 points and Dorian Finney-Smith had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Nets, who had their three-game win streak snapped. Their lead over Miami for the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference was cut to one game after the Heat’s 118-105 victory in Detroit.
Similar to their first meeting, a 124-123 Nets win, the teams traded momentum in the game, which featured 24 lead changes and eight ties. But Minnesota shot 53% in the fourth quarter, and Towns gave the Timberwolves the lead for good when he made a pair of free throws with a minute remaining.