Instead, when Wheeler did make that trek to the dugout, the Mets were on the wrong side of a blowout.
Wheeler surrendered a career-high eight runs while tossing a career-low 1 2/3 innings in a 14-1 loss to the Cubs at Citi Field. He allowed a run and five hits over seven innings.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Mets are +115 money line underdogs versus the Cubs, who have odds of -139 to win tonight on the road.
Batting lead-off was always an intriguing thought for Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo so when he got his chance on Tuesday against the New York Mets he took advantage of it. Rizzo homered off of Zack Wheeler to open the game in his first career plate appearance hitting in the leadoff spot.
Lester entered the at-bat 2-for-24 on the year and 12-for-181 in his career, but Wheeler fired him a 94 miles per hour fastball down the middle that he slapped into left for a single. And, it sounds like Rizzo has been lobbying to give it a shot.
Sessions brands Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'
Although Sessions backed Trump's campaign, he was also one of the first administration officials to fly into turbulence. Trump watched Sessions testify aboard Air Force One during about 90-minute flight to Milwaukee, an aide told CNN.
In their first season since Dexter Fowler's departure, the Cubs entered Tuesday ranked 24th in the majors with a.306 on-base percentage from the leadoff spot.
Happ is now slugging.512 after the opposite-field blast.
Wheeler's outing also ended a stretch of four consecutive games in which Mets pitchers allowed one or fewer runs. Teams rarely announce during the game that players were removed because of the score. Both scored on a two-run double by Addison Russell, which knocked Wheeler from the game after he recorded just five outs. By the time the Mets came to bat again in the second inning, they were already behind seven runs due to Wheeler's rough inning. Lester was handed a 1-0 lead courtesy of Kris Bryant's solo home run in the first inning, but that advantage would not stand for long.
Will this last? Can the Cubs find the magic from a year ago, getting the consistent hitting and starting pitching that won them a World Series?
Japan and South Korea dropped points in 2018 World Cup qualification on Tuesday, in games that both teams were expected to win. Also in Group B action Ali Mabkhout scored an injury-time goal to give the United Arab Emirates a 1-1 draw against Thailand .
It's his 10th runner-up finish in 186 career events (181 pro), first since P2 at the 2016 Phoenix Open. This is a rare chance for Watson, the two-time Masters champion who hasn't been a factor all year.
The Company designs, optimizes and develops small molecule drugs that block enzymes involved in the pathogenesis of diseases. Bank of America downgraded BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (NASDAQ:BCRX) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports.
Before leaving office, former President Barack Obama announced $175 million in apprenticeship grants to benefit 34,000 Americans. Democrats say Trump is a hypocrite for touting apprentice programs at the same time his budget cuts funding for worker training.
Within 90 minutes of starting the gauntlet, the video shows Piazza stumbling through the kitchen toward the basement steps. By that time, Piazza had "lost all color", and some of the fraternity members thought he may have died, Scicchitano said.
Fleury stepped up with Murray injured in warmups before Game 1 of the first-round series versus the Columbus Blue Jackets. Patric Hornqvist broke a scoreless tie with 1:35 left in regulation of Game 6, which proved to be the game-winner.
Hate it or love it, Kevin Durant is, at last , an National Basketball Association champion. "Now we're champs again". For a while it looked like that run might just continue and the Warriors would put this one away early until J.R.
Multiple House Republicans said that there was no discussion about the special counsel at the weekly GOP meeting. Rosenstein appointed Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, as special counsel last month.
He further said not only in India but in the entire world, Madhya Pradesh stands at number one position in the agriculture sector. As the situation eased, markets reopened and locals stepped out to stock essentials such as vegetables and milk.
Oak Ridge Investments LLC purchased a new position in American Eagle Outfitters during the third quarter valued at $60,841,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 6.7% in the third quarter.
Twins take 5 pitchers, 3 position players on Day 2 of draft
His batting average jumped from.324 to.387, while increasing his home run total from 11 to 23 and RBI's from 54 to 82. We also can't wait to see if he will be selected as the Golden Spikes Winner for the best collegiate baseball player.
74% of Analysts Call Tesoro Logistics a 'Buy'
Analysts reviewing Tesoro Logistics LP have recently updated their recommended buy/sell ratings and price targets on the stock. Tesoro Logistics makes up 3.7% of Infrastructure Capital Advisors LLC's holdings, making the stock its 11th largest position.
Brokerages Set Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) PT at $15.81
The company has been one of the biggest innovators in "Independent Oil & Gas" employing approximately 493 full time employees. Following the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 1,469,546 shares of the company's stock, valued at $13,960,687.
Rory McIlroy not pleased with changes to US Open course
You can be aggressive with your approach shots. "The USGA (which runs the US Open ) likes to add difficulty", said Day . A clearly frustrated McIlroy claimed the wider fairways lessened the potency of his world-class form with the driver.