A look around Major League Baseball’s NL East race today.
Washington 3, Atlanta 1
Philadelphia 6, N.Y. Mets 2, 10 innings
Miami 5, Seattle 0
Miami at Seattle, 3:40 p.m.
Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.
Washington at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m.
Washington Nationals 8-5
▪ Max Scherzer allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings Tuesday against Atlanta.
▪ Washington is 37-13 in its past 50 meetings with Atlanta.
Miami Marlins 8-6, .5 GB
▪ Wei-Yin Chen and two relievers came within two outs of Miami’s first combined no-hitter as the Marlins one-hit Seattle on Tuesday night.
▪ Seattle’s Mitch Haniger lined a one-out double into right-center field off Kyle Barraclough in the ninth.
New York Mets 7-7, 1.5 GB
▪ Zack Wheeler allowed one run in his third start since missing the past two seasons while recovering from Tommy John surgery Tuesday against Philadelphia.
▪ David Wright (neck surgery) is set to resume baseball activities in the next day or two after stopping for a short period due to the flu and some discomfort in his lower back..
Atlanta Braves 6-7, 2 GB
▪ Atlanta’s five-game winning streak was snapped by Washington on Tuesday.
▪ Mike Foltynewicz (0-2) lasted seven innings, allowing five hits and a pair of runs.
▪ The Braves suffered their first loss at SunTrust Park.
Philadelphia Phillies 5-8, 3 GB
▪ The Phillies scored four runs in the 10th inning to beat the Mets on Tuesday.
▪ Philadelphia won for only the seventh time in its past 24 road games against New York.
Around the Division
Freddie Freeman is off to a sweet start.
Dusty Baker isn’t happy with the Nationals’ closer situation.
Jose Reyes’ error hurt the Mets on Tuesday.
The Marlins had another dominant pitching performance against the Mariners.
It took 10 innings, but the Phillies took down the Mets.