Byron Buxton

Mets Stay Hot But Lose DeGrom Rest Of Season

NEW YORK — Curtis Granderson hit a solo home run with two outs in the 12th inning after also connecting for a tying shot in the 11th, lifting the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Saturday night hours after they announced star right-hander Jacob deGrom is likely done for the season.

The defending NL champs entered with a two-game lead over St. Louis for the second NL wild card. The Cardinals defeated the Giants 3-2 to stay two back while the Gaints and Mets are tied atop the wild card race.

Granderson pulled a 3-2 pitch from Ryan O'Rourke (0-1) down the right-field line to win it, getting mobbed at home plate by teammates.

Granderson led off the 11th...

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