"Obviously that got broken, but I don't know if everybody quite looks at it the same as they would have if it happened in a different time". In his 21.2 innings and 1-1 record this year, Fried has a 3.74 ERA with 15 Ks and 11 BBs. Angel Sanchez (1-0) allowed no runs in two innings of relief to earn his first big league victory. Urena has pitched well against the Braves this season, going 2-1 in four starts with a 2.22 ERA.
In an incredible run of consistency, Houston's Jose Altuve should lead the American League in hits for the fourth consecutive season.
Kyle Hendricks, in his final tuneup before the Cubs play the Washington Nationals in the NL Division Series, worked five scoreless innings, allowing four hits while striking out nine.
Teheran faced the Marlins on May 13 and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up no runs off three hits.
The Brewers moved to within two games of Colorado for the final National League wild-card spot with three to play.
Manager Ned Yost pulled the group together with one out in the fifth inning.
Aside from his ridiculous home run total, Stanton set career high batting statistics across the board and will finish among the league leaders in several categories.
In New York, Jose Bautista singled off the wall and hit a sacrifice fly in what was probably his final game with Toronto, and the Blue Jays edged the playoff-bound Yankees. Yuli Gurriel and Cameron Maybin also drove in one run apiece for the Astros.
Twins starter Bartolo Colon gave up one run in 6 1/3 innings.
Jason Castro homered and drove in three runs for the Twins, who play an AL wild-card game in NY against the Yankees on Tuesday night.
For Stanton, who has had a bittersweet seven years with the Marlins, the future could be a interesting one, as he's considered one of the best young hitters in the game but comes with a $325 million contract in tow, which gives him the power to stay in Miami or leave if he so chooses.
Mackanin and Mets manager Terry Collins, who also will not return to his position next year, exchanged hugs.
Along with the round-trippers came quick returns to the dugout. He walked four and struck out four in his sixth major league start.
Stanton made a huge climb up the single-season home run leaderboard in July and August this year, at one point hitting 11 homers in 12 games and 30 homers in 48 games. He stayed healthy, playing in more games than ever before.
They will come into the final game with a 71-90 W-L record, another 90 loss season.
The NL East rivals open this season-ending series with Julio Teheran taking the mound for the Braves, while the Marlins counter with Dillon Peters. Inciarte was a Gold Glove victor a year ago and an All-Star this season. "Two hundred hits in a season is a lot of hits".
Gohara (1-3, 4.63 ERA) has been inconsistent.