Keuchel first to 5 wins after latest gem

When Dallas Keuchel won the American League’s Cy Young Award in 2015 and helped lead the Astros to the postseason, the momentum started with a spectacular April. Back then, Houston’s lefty ace went 3-0 in the season’s first month with a 0.73 ERA in five starts, and his team led the AL West at 15-7. Two years later, there’s a familiar feeling.

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Thor off to NY for MRI with possible lat strain

Three days after the Mets scratched his last start because of right biceps discomfort, Noah Syndergaard departed the Mets’ 23-5 loss to the Nationals in the second inning with what the team called a possible lat strain. Syndergaard appeared to grab the area under his right arm after throwing a pitch to Bryce Harper with one out in the second.

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