Baltimore, Maryland 2021-08-01 02:40:07 –
Wander Franco hit an RBI triple in the 6th inning, Ji-man Choi and Francisco Mejia each hit a two-run home run, and Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 9-5 on Saturday night.
Mezia (2-4) drove with 4 runs and Franco (2-4) had 2 RBIs in Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay is half a game ahead of Boston in the American League East rankings. Raise relief Andrew Kittredge (7-1) won and scored three goals in the sixth inning.
Boston held the top share of the category for 34 consecutive days. Tampa Bay returned to 11/2 of the 3-game series before winning 7-3 at the series opener on Friday.
Xander Bogaerts and Bobby Dalbec have clubned a two-run home run on the Red Sox. JD Martinez also had a Boston RBI. This has fallen four times in a row, three out of the last five.
Indian 12, White Sox 11
Yu Chang struck a tiebreaker 2-run triple to win 5 runs and 6 innings, and Cleveland continued to beat host Chicago.
Rookie infielder Owen Miller hit his first career home run for the Indians. Amed Rosario and Austin Hedges are also home to Cleveland, scoring more than 12 times this season for the third time.
Seby Zavala hit three home runs and six home runs at Chicago’s breakout performance. The 27-year-old backup catcher played in 17 career games with one RBI without a home run and became the first player to hit three home runs in the same game in Major League Baseball history.
Yankees 4, Marlins 2
Anthony Rizzo, acquired from the Chicago Cubs on Thursday, went home for two consecutive games, leading New York past host Miami.
Miami did not have Don Mattingly, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and showed mild symptoms. He was replaced by bench coach James Rowson.
Rizzo scored 2 to 2, 3 runs, 2 walks, 1 hit by pitch and 1 RBI. Relief pitcher Lucas Rittge (4-1) won by throwing two innings. Jonathan Loáisiga scored 9th place with no points in his third save this year. The loss went to David Hess (2-1), who was charged with one run in one inning.
Mets 5, Reds 4 (10)
Brandon Drury’s RBI single, which leads the bottom of the 10th inning, closed the comeback as host New York beat Cincinnati.
This victory was Mets’ eighth win of the season, and Mets lost two games in a row. The Reds’ four consecutive wins are over.
Reds first baseman Joey Votto became shy trying to tie the Major League Baseball record for most consecutive games on his home run. The bot, who returned home in the previous seven games, was hitless in the first three at-bats, but single-off the top of the right-wing wall for the eighth time. He was trying to join Dale Long, Don Mattingly and Ken Griffey Jr. as the only players to home run for eight consecutive games.
Blue Jays 4, Royals 0
George Springer hit two home runs, right-handed Alek Manoah allowed two hits in seven innings, and Toronto visited Kansas City and was defeated.
Springer has three RBIs, and Marcus Semien has added an RBI triple to the Blue Jays, who won the first two games of the three-game series, indicating that they have returned to the Rogers Center for the first time since September 29, 2019. ..
Manoa (3-1), who had not pitched due to a back bruise since July 9, walked one while hitting four. 7 innings matched his career best.
Angel 1, athletics 0
Jaimebarrier threw a scoreless inning of 62/3 and was boosted by the bullpen as host Los Angeles defeated Auckland.
Barrier (2-0) gave up 4 hits, 1 walk, then loaded the base and finished the game with 2 outs for the 7th time. However, right-handed Steve Sishek hastily retired Mark Canha to the left to end the threat.
For the eighth time, left-handed relief player Jose Kihada double-played Matt Olson to calm Auckland’s threat. And Raisel Iglesias threw the final 11/3 inning on his 22nd save.
Giants 8, Astros 6
Brandon Crawford defeated a six-inning tie with a two-out RBI single, and the San Francisco bullpen provided the perfect relief of nine outs to conclude his visit to Houston.
The 21-hit case included a total of eight home runs, and the score was drawn three times before Crawford’s key hit.
The Giants hit a 6 RBI after receiving a home run from Donovan Solano in the 2nd inning, Wilmer Flores in the 3rd inning, LaMonte Wade Jr. in the 4th inning, and Darin Ruf in the 5th inning.
Braves 8, Brewers 1
Including Grand Slam — Dansby Swanson hit a pair of home runs and host Atlanta drove in seven runs, claiming to have finished four consecutive wins in Milwaukee.
Swanson set a single-season record for the franchise’s home run (20) with a shortstop 3-4, matching the mark set by Dennis Menky in 1964. Atlanta Brapen has put together four scoreless innings. Chavez (2-2), Tyler Matzek, Richard Rodriguez (Braves debut), Will Smith.
Milwaukee starter Brandon Woodruff (7-6) threw 5 1/3 innings, allowing 3 runs with 8 hits, 1 walk and 6 strikeouts. Woodruff surrendered his home run for the first time since June 23, and five spans have begun.
Orioles 5, Tigers 2
John Means beat 6 innings, Ryan Mountcastle 3 RBIs and Baltimore beat host Detroit.
Means (5-3) gave up 6 strikeouts in 6 innings and 1 run in 4 hits. He recorded his first victory since May 5th. The means was on the sidelines for more than 6 weeks due to tension in the left shoulder, and started for the third time after being activated.
Maikel Franco provided Baltimore with a solo homer, and Pat Valaika provided two RBIs and two RBIs. Cedric Mullins and Ramon Urias have each reached the Orioles base three times, winning six of the last eight games.
Dodgers 8, Diamondbacks 3
Justin Turner hit a tiebreaker two-run homer in the seventh inning, and Los Angeles defeated Arizona in Phoenix for the fifth victory in 13 games.
Turner defeated 3 All-Tie by hitting a second pitch from relief Stefan Crichton just inside the left-wing foul pole. Will Smith scored three hits in Los Angeles and AJ Pollock extended his on-base percentage to 19 games with two hits.
Kole Calhoun and Nick Ahmed hit Diamondbacks home runs, and starter Merrill Kelly (7-8) pitched in the seventh inning. Arizona third baseman Drew Ellis became hitless at the start of his first career. Los Angeles left-handed Alex Bethia (1-1) scored one out in six innings, winning his first major league victory.
Rangers 5, Mariners 4 (10)
Jonaheim hit two home runs, including a two-run shot in the bottom of the tenth inning, as Texas visited Seattle and was defeated.
Heim’s second home run led Mariners’ right-handed Diego Castillo (2-5) in 10th place, seeking his first save since it was acquired from Tampa Bay on Thursday. Andy Ibanez, who started innings as an automatic runner on second baseman, scored and gave the Rangers a second victory in the last 16 games.
Rangers’ right-handed Spencer Patton (1-1) won by blowing away his first career save chance when Seattle’s Ty France drew a three in the deep field in the center left at Solohomer. ..
Pirates 3, Phillies 2
Host Pittsburgh defeated Philadelphia with a fielder’s choice in the ninth inning by Jacob Stallings. Philadelphia lost 4 out of 5.
Bryan Reynolds drew 2-2 with relief Jose Alvarado (6-1), leading the bottom of the ninth inning to the center with a double. Stall later fell to third place, and Reynolds defeated Alec Baume’s slow home. Kevin Newman hit the RBI triple and Ben Gamel hit the Pirates RBI single, which won two consecutive wins.
Chris Stratton (4-0) pitched to 9th place with no points and won. Bryce Harper hit the Phillies RBI single, which lost four of the five RBIs. Philadelphia starter Aaron Nola made 6 innings, giving up 2 runs and 3 hits, 1 walk and 5 strikeouts. He also ran on a sacrifice fly.
Twins 8, Cardinals 1
Ryan Jeffers hit a three-run home run, empowering Minnesota’s past host, St. Louis, with five wins and 16 games.
Luis Arráez was off the 10-day injured list and made two runs for the Twins. He started on third base in place of Josh Donaldson, who missed his second straight game due to hamstring muscle tension. Yadier Molina hit two singles and drew Albert Pujols with 2,073 hits, the fourth highest in Cardinals history.
The twins of starting pitcher Bailey Ober shot 6 hits, keeping the Cardinals down to 1 run with 4 hits in 4 innings. Jorge Alcala (3-5) saved Over and threw two shutout innings to win. Losing pitcher Jake Woodford (2-3) allowed 7 runs (5 goals) with 7 hits in just 3 innings.
Cubs 6, Nationals 3
Kyle Hendricks threw seven innings, visited Chicago and defeated Washington, losing four games in a row.
Hendrix (13-4) has won 11 consecutive victories and has not lost since May 9. Right-handed players have abandoned less than three earned runs in 13 of the last 15 starts.
Rafael Ortega is the home of the Cubs and Andrew Romine was a two-hit. Kyle Ryan threw a ninth for his first save of the season.
Rockies 5, Padres 3
Right-handed German Marquez beat host San Diego to two runs in six innings and a Colorado victory to hit his second home run in his career.
Brendan Rodgers and Elias Diaz also welcomed Padres starter Yu Darvish to their home. The Rocky Mountains, whose 13-39 road record is one of the worst in the majors, have won two consecutive games in San Diego and four of the last five games against the San Diego Padres.
Marquez (9-8) gave up 4 hits and 4 walks. He hit seven. Darvish (7-6) gave up five hits and two walks with eight strikeouts in six innings. Jake Cronenworth, who was short-playing the injured Fernando Tatis Jr., hit San Diego with a two-run home run.
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