NEW YORK (AP) – Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a stunning homer off an otherwise dominant Jacob deGrom, Trevor Rogers beat the two-time Cy Young Award winner for the second time, and the Miami Marlins blanked the New York Mets 3-0 on Saturday. DeGrom (0-1) matched a career-best with 14 strikeouts over eight innings, Rogers fanned 10 in six, and the teams combined for 28 overall.
The 23-year-old Rogers (1-1) outpitched deGrom in nine major league starts for the second time. The left-hander won his first big league against him in a 5-3 victory last Aug. 31. This was his second.
A 2017 first-round draft pick, Rogers cruised in his third career outing against New York. He scattered three hits and two walks, retiring 11 straight in one stretch. Rogers mixed a fastball averaging 95 mph with a slider and changeup, inducing 19 swing-and-misses among his 82 pitches. He ended his outing with strikeouts of Michael Conforto and Pete Alonso, stranding two runners to preserve a 1-0 lead.
Dylan Floro followed with a perfect seventh. Richard Bleier was helped by shortstop Miguel Rojas’ diving catch to rob pinch-hitter Kevin Pillar during a 1-2-3 eighth. Yimi García completed the three-hitter for his first save, spelling struggling closer Anthony Bass.
RAYS 4, YANKEES 0
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Austin Meadows and Randy Arozarena homered off Domingo Germán, helping Tampa Bay extend its mastery over New York.
The Rays have won 10 of 12 regular-season games between the AL East rivals since 2020. Tampa Bay also eliminated the Yankees from last year’s playoffs in a five-game series that went the distance.
Six Tampa Bay pitchers combined to limit the Yankees to five hits.
Meadows got things rolling for the Rays with a solo homer in the first inning, his third season. He had three hits in Tampa Bay’s 10-5 win over New York the previous day and has homered three times in eight career at-bats against Germán (0-2). Arozarena hit a 420-foot solo shot in the third inning for a 4-0 lead. Andrew Kittredge (2-0) worked 1 2/3 innings for the victory.
BREWERS 9, CARDINALS 5
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Avisaíl García homered, doubled, and drove in five runs, and Milwaukee ended St. Louis’ winning streak at four games. Keston Hiura hit a three-run homer that capped a five-run burst in the seventh inning, making it 8-2. The Brewers won for the third time in four games.
García’s two-run homer off Carlos Martínez (0-2) gave Milwaukee a 3-0 lead in the fifth. García drew a bases-loaded walk in the sixth and added a two-run double in the seventh. Brewers starter Adrian Houser (1-1) allowed runners in each of his five innings and was pulled after walking Yadier Molina to begin the sixth.