WASHINGTON — Steven Strasburg remained unbeaten with an 11-strikeout performance, and the Washington Nationals hit three of their season-high five home runs off struggling Matt Harvey in a 7-4 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

Strasburg (8-0) gave up two runs and four hits over 62/3 innings in defeating Harvey and the Mets for the second time in six days. Strasburg has five games this season with at least 10 strikeouts and 26 over his seven-year career.

Harvey (3-7) stumbled through a third straight ineffective start, allowing five runs and eight hits over five rocky innings and is in danger of losing his spot in the rotation.

“We’ve got to think what’s not just best for Matt, but what’s best for us moving forward at the moment,” Mets Manager Terry Collins said.

“There are a lot of things to consider. We’re not going to make any rash judgments tonight. We’re going to sleep on it.”

CUBS 12, CARDINALS 3: Jason Hammel pitched 71/3 stingy innings and had a two-run double in a six-run first as Chicago routed host St. Louis.

BREWERS 2, BRAVES 1: Scooter Gennett’s tie-breaking single in the eighth inning lifted Milwaukee, which spoiled Brian Snitker’s home debut as the Braves’ interim manager.

PIRATES 12, DIAMONDBACKS 1: Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer and drove in a career-best five runs as Pittsburgh rolled by visiting Arizona.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

YANKEES 6, BLUE JAYS 0: For the first time since the second week of the season, New York is back at .500.

A resurgent Nathan Eovaldi combined with his bullpen on a two-hitter to win his fifth straight decision, and the host Yankees won their sixth straight.

INDIANS 6, WHITE SOX 2: Josh Tomlin beat Chris Sale in a one-sided matchup of unbeaten pitchers and Francisco Lindor had three hits, leading Cleveland at Chicago.

Tomlin pitched eight innings of two-run ball to become the first Indians starter to reach 7-0 since Dennis Martinez won his first nine decisions in 1995. Sale was knocked out in the fourth, ending his bid to become the first pitcher to win his first 10 starts in a season since Andy Hawkins for San Diego in 1985.

RANGERS 4, ANGELS 1: Martin Perez finally got a win after another strong May start and rookie Nomar Mazara homered in his home park for the first time, leading Texas over visiting Los Angeles.

ROYALS 7, TWINS 4: Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer, Lorenzo Cain had four hits and two RBI as Kansas City topped host Minnesota.

INTERLEAGUE

RAYS 4, MARLINS 3: Jake Odorizzi allowed two hits in five shutout innings, Hank Conger hit a two-run single and Tampa Bay won at Miami.

TIGERS 3, PHILLIES 1: Justin Verlander struck out 10 in eight scoreless innings, and Francisco Rodriguez held on for his 400th save as Detroit won at home.


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