Best of MLB: Marlins Top Braves in Game Played at Fort Bragg Army Post

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- J.T. Realmuto homered and drove in two runs, Adam Conley pitched six strong innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Sunday night in a game played on a U.S. Army post.

Christian Yelich also finished with two RBIs. He and Realmuto had run-scoring singles during a two-run fifth.

Martin Prado added an RBI single in the seventh to help the wild card-contending Marlins earn a split of the four-game series and win the first regular-season game -- in any sport -- held at an active military installation.

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Conley (5-5) allowed four hits in the Marlins' best outing by a starter in a week. In Miami's previous five games, each starter allowed at least four earned runs and none finished the sixth.

Matt Wisler (3-8) had six strikeouts for the Braves, giving him 15 in his last two starts, but he allowed three earned runs in six-plus innings (See full recap).

Blue Jays drop 17 on Indians in blow-out win
TORONTO -- Troy Tulowitzki had three hits on his bobblehead day, including a three-run homer, and Russell Martin homered and drove in five runs.

Toronto scored its most runs since beating Tampa Bay 17-11 on Aug. 7, 2010, and the Blue Jays matched their season high with 18 hits.

Cleveland lost its second straight following a franchise-record 14-game winning streak. Catcher Chris Gimenez pitched two innings for the Indians, becoming the third position player to take the mound this series (See full recap).

Mets pummel Lester, Cubs
NEW YORK -- Wilmer Flores went 6 for 6 with two of New York's five home runs, and New York romped to a four-game sweep.

Jon Lester (9-4) gave up eight runs and nine hits in 1 1/3 innings, the shortest of his 301 career starts over 11 major league seasons.

Curtis Granderson homered immediately in his return to the starting lineup, and New York also got long balls from Rene Rivera and pinch-hitter Kelly Johnson while setting season highs for runs and hits (22) in support of Noah Syndergaard (9-3).

After sweeping four games from Chicago in the NL Championship Series last October, the Mets outscored the Cubs 32-11 in winning their first four matchups this year (See full recap).

Nats pound Reds in Strasburg's return from DL
WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg was removed from a no-hit bid after 6 2/3 innings, and Ramon Cabrera singled against Matt Belisle leading off the eighth for Cincinnati's first hit in the Washington Nationals' 12-1 rout of the Reds on Sunday.

Activated from the disabled list before the game after missing two starts due to an upper back strain, Strasburg (11-0) threw 109 pitches, five shy of his season high. Strasburg has won a franchise-record 14 straight decisions and is the first NL starter to begin a season 11-0 since San Diego's Andy Hawkins in 1985.

Danny Espinosa homered twice, including his second grand slam in four games, and Wilson Ramos, Bryce Harper and Anthony Rendon hit solo homers.

John Lamb (1-5) allowed eight runs, eight hits and four walks in 4 1/3 innings. Cincinnati has lost 10 of 12 (See full recap).

Twins top Rangers in Hamels' shortest outing of season
MINNEAPOLIS -- Cole Hamels (9-2) was knocked out in the fifth inning of his shortest start this season and lost for the first time since May 27 as last-place Minnesota beat first-place Texas for the second consecutive day.

Hamels allowed five runs and 10 hits while walking three, leaving after walking his first two batters in the fifth. Hamels had won a Rangers record nine consecutive road decisions.

Brian Dozier drove in two runs and scored a pair to back Kyle Gibson (2-5), who won his second straight start after going winless in his first seven. Brandon Kintzler pitched around Robinson Chirinos' two-out double in the ninth for his fourth save (See full recap).

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