Best of MLB: Jace Peterson's late RBIs give Braves win over Marlins


MIAMI -- Jace Peterson hit a game-tying two-run home run in the eighth inning and a go-ahead RBI single in the 10th to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.

Chris Withrow (2-0) got five outs to earn the win and Arodys Vizcaino picked up his eighth save in 10 chances for the Braves, who have won six straight.

David Phelps surrendered the home run to Peterson and Kyle Barraclough (3-2) took the loss for the Marlins, who spoiled an impressive start by Jose Fernandez.

Fernandez left with a 2-0 lead after allowing one hit through seven innings. He struck out seven and walked two. Fernandez drove in a run.

Ichiro Suzuki had two hits for the Marlins to give him 2,982 in his career (see full recap).

Mets overcome Colon injury to top Royals
NEW YORK -- Bartolo Colon's early injury put the New York Mets in a major bind, but they won a battle of bullpens against the best relief corps in baseball and defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night in a World Series rematch.

Yoenis Cespedes hit his 18th home run and Asdrubal Cabrera also connected for New York, which had lost three straight and six of eight.

Held to one hit and no other baserunners Sunday as lowly Atlanta capped a sweep at Citi Field, the Mets again had trouble generating offense. This time, however, a gritty Hansel Robles (1-3) and four other relievers bailed them out by combining for 8 2/3 stellar innings in the opener of a two-game set.

Robles relieved after Colon bruised his thumb after being hit by a line drive on his fourth pitch.

Ian Kennedy (5-6) allowed two runs over four innings (see full recap).

Correa's walk-off single gives Astros comeback win
HOUSTON -- Carlos Correa hit a two-run single to right-center field with no outs in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

After Huston Street (2-1) loaded the bases with two walks and an infield single, Correa laced a 3-2 pitch into the gap, scoring George Springer and Marwin Gonzalez.

Houston improved to 36-36, moving to .500 for the first time since it was 1-1 on April 6.

Correa hit his second home run in two games to cut the lead to 2-1 in the fifth.

Luke Gregerson (1-1) pitched a perfect ninth for the win.

C.J. Cron hit his first home run since May 31 and sixth of the season in the fourth inning off a hanging curveball to give the Angels a 2-0 lead (see full recap).

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