Baseball: Senga gets 7th win as Mets rally late to beat D-backs


New York Mets pitcher Kodai Senga earned his seventh win after throwing eight innings of one-run ball with 12 strikeouts as the New York Mets rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Wednesday.

With two outs in the top of the ninth, Senga’s batterymate Francisco Alvarez hit a game-tying solo home run, and Mark Canha tripled in the go-ahead run at Chase Field for the Mets’ fourth consecutive victory.

Senga (7-5) found his rhythm after he got Christian Walker to ground into an inning-ending double play to escape a two-on jam in the first.

The 30-year-old rookie from Japan held the D-backs...

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