Adrian Gonzalez scored the go-ahead run on Yasiel Puig's sacrifice fly that capped a three-run sixth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 4-2 on Monday night for their sixth straight victory.
The Dodgers improved to 38-8 since June 22, the franchise's best 46-game stretch in the modern era that began in 1900. The 1899 Brooklyn Superbas had 38 wins in several 46-game stretches between April and June of that year.
Gonzalez went 3 for 4 and drove in a run for the seventh straight game, the longest RBI streak on the team this season.
Ricky Nolasco (9-9) extended his winning streak to four. The right-hander allowed two runs and seven hits in 6 1/3 innings. He struck out two and walked two, retiring 11 consecutive batters during one stretch.
Kenley Jansen got the final four outs to earn his 18th save in 21 chances.
Jenrry Mejia (1-2) gave up three runs - two earned - and six hits in six innings as the Mets' two-game winning streak ended. The right-hander str...