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OUT LOUD

"Lucky, man.''

— Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez, who was hit on the earflap of his helmet by a 96 mph fastball from the Mets' Noah Syndergaard. Gomez passed the concussion protocol and hoped to play Monday in Detroit.

GAME OF NUMBERS

7

Shutouts in 15 games in the major leagues Sunday, only the ninth day with at least seven blankings in major league history

25-13

The Astros' record, matching the franchise's best mark through 38 games set by the 1998 team.

44-21

Run advantage for the Giants on their six-game road trip after they finished a sweep of the Reds.

Getting closer

Josh Hamilton

OF, Texas

The slugger, acquired three weeks ago from the Angels, likely will make his 2015 debut with the Rangers next Monday at Cleveland, General Manager Jon Daniels said. Hamilton went 4-for 5 Saturday in his first game with Class AA Frisco.