Mets right-hander Colon notches 200th career win


Bartolo Colon moved into an elite club on Friday night.

Colon pitched eight innings for his 200th career victory, Travis d’Arnaud homered in the New York Mets’ 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Daniel Murphy recorded his fifth straight multihit game with two singles for the Mets, who have won 10 of their last 11 games in Philadelphia.

The 41-year-old Colon joined Pedro Martinez and Juan Marichal as the only Dominican-born pitchers to reach 200 victories.

“I’m really happy to be in that category,” Colon said through an interpreter. “I’m expecting a call from those guys.”

Colon (11-9) gave up one run and six hits, struck out six and walked none.

Pirates 2, Padres 1

In Pittsburgh, Gregory Polanco and Josh Harrison had three hits each, and Vance Worley outdueled Ian Kennedy.

Marlins 2, Reds 1

In Cincinnati, Nathan Eovaldi gave his second straight shutdown performance.

Braves 7, Nationals 6

In Atlanta, Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman hit two of the Braves’ four homers off Stephen Strasburg..

Brewers 9, Dodgers 3

In Milwaukee, Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer, and Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBIs.

Diamondbacks 5, Rockies 3

In Phoenix, David Peralta had two extra-base hits and stole home and Miguel Montero hit a three-run homer for Arizona.


Orioles 12, Cardinals 2

In Baltimore, J.J. Hardy hit two of the Orioles’ season-high six home runs.

Rays 4, Cubs 3 (10)

In Chicago, Kevin Kiermaier drove in the winning run with a single in the 10th

Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada allowed a pair of runs in six innings.

Royals 4, Giants 2

In Kansas City, Billy Butler homered and drove in three runs, and right fielder Norichika Aoki threw out two runners in the third inning.

Aoki was hitless in two at-bats.


Mariners 4, White Sox 1

In Seattle, Hisashi Iwakuma (10-6) allowed one run and five hits, struck out three and walked none in seven innings.

Tigers 5, Blue Jays 4

In Toronto, Nick Castellanos tied the game with a two-run homer in the ninth, and Eugenio Suarez followed with a go-ahead shot.

For the Blue Jays, Munenori Kawasaki went 2-for-2.

Yankees 10, Indians 6

In New York, Carlos Beltran hit a grand slam and drove in five runs against Cleveland.

The Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki was 1-for-3, scored a run and stole a base.

Astros 4, Rangers 3

In Houston, Robbie Grossman’s two-run homer put the Astros ahead in the eighth inning and they held on to top Texas.

Athletics 6, Twins 5

In Oakland, Scott Kazmir faced the minimum through six innings then overcame a little trouble.

Red Sox 4, Angels 2

In Anaheim, Mike Napoli homered against former batterymate Jered Weaver, and Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run double.

Koji Uehara survived a shaky ninth to earn his 24th save.