Story lifts Rockies, streaking Mets win again

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The Colorado Rockies sealed a series win over the Arizona Diamondbacks thanks to Trevor Story and a 5-2 victory in MLB on Saturday.

Record-setting hitter Story clubbed a two-run triple atop the ninth inning to snap a 2-2 tie and lift the Rockies to back-to-back victories over the Diamondbacks in Phoenix.

Story finished two-for-five with three RBIs.

Jacob deGrom starred as the in-form New York Mets edged the San Francisco Giants 6-5 for an eighth consecutive win.

Slumping World Series champions the Kansas City Royals dropped a fifth successive game, shut out 6-0 by the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers accounted for the Los Angeles Angels 7-2.

The Boston Red Sox blanked the New York Yankees 8-0, the Chicago White Sox bounced back to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-7, the Washington Nationals were too good for the St Louis Cardinals 6-1 and the Los Angeles Dodgers fell 5-2 to the San Diego Padres.

Giancarlo Stanton helped the Miami Marlins past the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5, the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 and Justin Upton's three-run homer inspired the Detroit Tigers to a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Twins.

The Pittsburgh Pirates were 5-1 winners against the Cincinnati Reds, the Oakland Athletics claimed a 2-0 shut-out victory at the expense of the Houston Astros, the Philadelphia Phillies trumped the Cleveland Indians 4-3, while the game between the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves was postponed due to rain.


CONFORTO IS MR CONSISTENT

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto is hardly the team's biggest name. But the 23-year-old slugger has been their most consistent hitter throughout the first month of the season. Conforto capped April by collecting three hits, two runs scored, a home run and three RBI against the Giants on Saturday. He is now batting .365 on the season.

STANTON HITS SCOREBOARD WITH HOMER

Stanton went long, very long in fact in Milwaukee. After sitting out Friday's series opener against the Brewers, Stanton smashed a 462-foot home run that hit the scoreboard at Miller Park. The 26-year-old now has more than twice as many 450-foot home runs over the last five seasons than anyone else in MLB.

ORTIZ TO GO DOWN AS ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREATS

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit his 508th career home run, which put him one shy of Gary Sheffield for 25th all-time.

The Mets started the season 2-5 with a four-game losing streak, but after defeating the Giants on Saturday, New York have now won 13 of their last 15 games, including eight straight.


SALE TO LEAD WHITE SOX IN BALTIMORE

The White Sox will send Chris Sale (5-0, 1.66 ERA) to the mound to continue his AL Cy Young quest against the Orioles on Sunday. He has been nearly unhittable this season. Ubaldo Jimenez (1-2, 3.91 ERA) will face him. Madison Bumgarner (2-2, 3.64 ERA) is set to face off against Noah Syndergaard (2-0, 1.69 ERA) when the Giants and Mets lock horns again.