SAN DIEGOHe knew he needed to have a triple to complete his first round, so he was prepared to do whatever it took.
Yes, he did.
Escobar scored a two-run triple in the ninth with two outs, giving him six RBIs.The Monday Night's win against the ESP was 11-5 .
The switch-hitter sent a lefty reliever an opposite-field driveRight fielder: Over the head And off the wall. Escobar ran around the bases and pulled into the third position in front his cheering teammates. He raised his right arm and waved his hands in the air before he gave a kiss to his girlfriend.
This is a fantastic moment. It's amazing,” said the 33-year old third baseman. “It's hard to hit the cycle on this level. This is a special night in my life. It's the win that is most important.”
He kept the ball from the triple in his locker.
Escobar batted.227 in his first nine games, but has now hit three homers with 12 RBIs.
Eric Chavez, his hitting coach, and his team were “to everyone who helped me”, he said. He stated that his teammates encouraged him not to quit because the moment is coming. … I am so glad I started hitting and now I help the team win. It's the most important thing.”
Escobar hit a 2-run moonshot homer that flew well over the party deck at the right field wall.The eighth was his last out. It was his fifth.
Escobar also scored a two-run run in the first, and a double later in the fourth.
It was the 11th Mets cycle and the first since Scott Hairston's April 27, 2012, when it was cancelled.
It was also the opening cycle of Petco Park's 2004-opened Petco Park.
Buck Showalter, New York manager, said that “any guy is fun, especially him. What he means for his teammates.” It's almost as if they hit it.
The NL's best 38-19-ranked Mets won their third straight game and ninth consecutive in 11 games. The Padres, with a record of 33-22 in the NL, lost their three-game winning streak.
Carrasco (7-1), his fourth consecutive win, held the Padres down to two runs and five hit in seven innings. He struck out 10 batters and walked none. He kept the damage down to two innings.Doubled the score on the third, and then scored on ‘s one-out single. Mazara scored with a double and singled him with two outs.
Showalter stated, “Carrasco was my favorite story in the game.” He was sharp. The last one was big out.”
Carrasco finished his night by striking out Alfaro on second.
Showalter stated that Showalter was able “to kind of get our bullpen on their feet again a bit.”
The Mets tagged(0-3) for three runs, in a slow first inning that lasted 27 minutes. The left-hander was able to throw 43 pitches. He allowed One-out single of the day, struck out Then, he issued three consecutive walks to force in an inning. Escobar then followed with a 2-run single.
The Padres hadBefore Snell retired, Snell was warming up in the bullpen .
Escobar scored the fourth, scoring on‘s two-out single. The sixth hit a sacrifice flight.
San Diego hit a three run homer off With two outs in eighth, Voit's fifth. Voit stopped at second as the ball bounced off of the wall's top in left-center. After a review by the umpire, it was ruled to be a homer.