MLB Rankings: Baseball’s Greatest Hits of Week-21

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 21: Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Max Muncy (13) hits a walk-off solo home run to win the game 2-1 over Toronto at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. (Photo by Scott Varley/MediaNews Group/Torrance Daily Breeze via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 21: Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Max Muncy (13) hits a walk-off solo home run to win the game 2-1 over Toronto at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. (Photo by Scott Varley/MediaNews Group/Torrance Daily Breeze via Getty Images) /
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MLB Rankings: Greatest Hits in Week-21

9. J. D. Davis, 39 percent

How they got there will be a subject of an upcoming entry. Suffice to say the Mets trailed Cleveland 3-2 entering the bottom of the 10th inning Wednesday. The visiting Indians also had ace closer Brad Hand ready to take the mound.

But one-run leads, even in extra innings, have been especially shaky this season, even more so with the red-hot Mets, who entered the game having won three straight.

So when Amed Rosario opened the 10th with a double into the right-center field gap, Mets fans anticipated a winning rally. Joe Panik bunted Rosario over to third, and after Hand intentionally walked Pete Alonso Michael Conforto came to the plate.

He grounded sharply to Santana, who disdained a play at the plate in favor of a potential inning-ending double play. But in recording the force at second, shortstop Francisco Lindor lost his grip and could not make the relay throw, allowing Rosario to score the tying run and giving Wilson Ramos a chance to extend the inning. Hand could not convert Ramos’s weak tap past the mound, sending Conforto to second.

Davis was due next. Needing a base hit, Davis produced precisely that, a line drive deep into left field that sent Conforto across with the winner.