Houston 5, L.A. Angels 3

What happened: With two outs, the bases empty, a 1-2 count on Preston Tucker and the Angels leading 3-0 in the top of the ninth, the Astros rallied for five runs off closer Huston Street.

The hero: Jed Lowrie delivered a pinch-hit, three-run homer.

The quote: "That was an incredible, resilient effort. I love September." — Astros manager A.J. Hinch

Playoff watch: The Astros maintained a 1½-game lead over the Rangers in the AL West. The two begin a four-game series Monday in Texas.

The number: The Astros got five consecutive hits off Street.

pittsburgh 7, milwaukee 6

What happened: The host Pirates tied it at 6 with three in the fourth and two in the seventh and won it in the 11th.

The hero: Josh Harrison hit a walk-off single with one out.

The quote: "He brings energy, edge and attitude." — Pirates manager Clint Hurdle on Harrison

Playoff watch: The Pirates stayed two games out of first in the NL Central and have a four-game lead over the Cubs for the top wild-card spot. The two teams begin a four-game series on Tuesday in Pittsburgh.

The number: Harrison was 8-for-19 in the series.

N.Y. Mets 10, atlanta 7

What happened: The Mets scored their final six runs with two outs and won it in the 10th on a throwing error. They have won seven straight.

The hero: Daniel Murphy hit a tying three-run homer in the ninth inning.

The quote: "It's really hard to imagine that we would be sitting where we are right now." — Mets manager Terry Collins

Playoff watch: The Mets have a nine-game lead over the Nationals in the NL East with 19 games to play.

The number: The Braves have lost a franchise-record 12 in a row at home.

Associated Press