Mets sweep Nats...Canó, Sabathia go on injured list...Islanders reach 6-year deal with center Nelson
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets have completed a four-game sweep of the Nationals with a 6-4 victory. Carlos Gómez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning that helped New York overcome a Nationals comeback that started after Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected. The Nationals have lost five straight and six of seven.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets have added infielders Robinson Canó and Jeff McNeil to the 10-day injured list. Canó strained his left quad running out a grounder in the third inning of last night’s 6-1 win over Washington. McNeil has a tight left hamstring, which he thinks occurred while trying to steal second base in the ninth inning of a 6-5 win on Tuesday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Yankees have put CC Sabathia (suh-BATH’-ee-uh) on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation. Sabathia pitched five innings against the Orioles last night and complained about knee soreness afterward. He earned the victory despite allowing five runs and six hits.
UNDATED (AP) _ The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with center Brock Nelson on a six-year contract through the 2024-25 season. Nelson scored 25 goals and set career highs with 28 assists and 53 points last season to help the Islanders make the playoffs.
MIAMI (AP) — Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes has been arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop. The 25-year-old was arrested Tuesday night along with former Brooklyn Nets forward James Webb III after authorities say the found a recently used marijuana joint inside their vehicle. Both men posted bond soon after being booked into a Miami jail.