• Castro's late homer clinches win over Mets

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 17, 2014
    Starlin Castro hit a tiebreaking homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs over the New York Mets 2-1 Sunday. Starlin Castro belted an opposite-field home run leading off the ninth to lift the Cubs to a 2-1 victory on Sunday over the Mets, who had tied the game in the eighth on Curtis Granderson's RBI single. Valbuena returned to the lineup and broke out of his slump with an RBI single off Mets rookie Rafael Montero, still looking for his first win after six major league starts. Baez drew another walk to load the bases with two outs in the Cubs eighth, but Carlos Torres struck out Anthony Rizzo on three pitches to end the inning.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Castro's Homer in 9th Lifts Cubs Over Mets 2-1

      Starlin Castro hit a tiebreaking homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs over the New York Mets 2-1 Sunday.
      Source: nytimes.com

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