Jeremy Peña and Jose Abreu each hit two-run homers, Alex Bregman hit a go-ahead RBI single in the 11th inning, and the visiting Houston Astros saved a three-game series finale with a 6-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. took. on Sunday night.
After the Astros built a 4–1 lead in the eighth inning, Corey Jules had an RBI single in the 10th inning and Bregman in the 11th inning made the difference as Houston won for just the third time in its last 10 games.
Astros rookie right-hander Hunter Brown allowed one run on three hits over six innings, Ryan Pressley (2-2) earned the win and Seth Martinez earned his first career save.
Freddie Freeman hit a pair of doubles for the Dodgers to reach 2,000 hits in his career as Los Angeles’ four-game winning streak came to an end.
Mookie Betts and Will Smith hit home runs for Los Angeles. Dodgers starter Tony Gonsolin gave up four runs on five hits in five innings. An All-Star last season, Gonsolin has given up 11 runs in his last two starts. Right-hander Yancy Almonte (3-1) took the loss.
Cardinals 7, Cubs 5
Wilson Contreras collected four hits as St. Louis overcame an early four-run deficit to beat Chicago in London. Paul Goldschmidt’s go-ahead RBI single in the fourth and five Cardinals relievers limited the Cubs to just one run in 6 2/3 innings.
St. Louis dropped a 9-1 decision on Saturday and trailed 4-0 after one inning before opening his at-bat against Chicago star Marcus Stroman (9-5) on Sunday. The Cardinals broke a 4–4 tie on Goldschmidt’s run-scoring single off Stroman, then took a 6–4 lead on Lars Knutbaar’s sacrifice fly.
Chicago, which had snapped its four-game winning streak, took advantage of some weak Cardinals defense to score the first four runs against starter Matthew Liberatore. Jake Woodford (2–2) got the win, and Jordan Hicks gave up a run in the ninth but got his fourth save.
Twins 6, Tigers 3 (10 innings)
Royce Lewis hit a leadoff three-run home run in the 10th inning as visiting Minnesota defeated Detroit.
Lewis had three hits and allowed two runs. Donovan Solano hit a two-run homer for the Twins, who have won four of their last five games. Starter Bailey Ober allowed three runs and five hits and struck out eight in six innings. Griffin Jacques (4-6) pitched one scoreless inning of relief and Jhoan Duran got his 11th save.
Zach McKinstry drove in two runs for Detroit. Starter Michael Lorenzen allowed two runs and seven hits in five innings. Lewis took the lead with an infield single in the 10th inning against Brendan White (1-1), as Ghost runner Carlos Correa came in to score.
Phillies 7, Mets 6
Damage from pitchers Kyle Schwarber and Trea Turner to force a tie and go into the eighth inning for host Philadelphia, who produced a bizarre four-run rally to put New York in the final of three. game series.
The Mets scored in each inning between the third and seventh innings to lead 6–3 in the eighth inning after the Phillies sent 10 batters to the plate. The rally scored the winner off Jeff Hoffman (1–1), who pitched a two-run shutout in the perfect eighth.
Pete Alonso had three RBI via a two-run single in the third and a homer in the seventh, while Francisco Lindor also went deep for the Mets.
Orioles 3, Mariners 2
Anthony Santander blasted his fifth homer in the last six games to help power host Baltimore past Seattle in the rubber game of their three-game set. Santander went 1 for 4 for the Orioles with a two-run homer.
Kyle Bradish (4-3) allowed two runs on only two hits with seven strikeouts and two walks in seven innings for Baltimore. Felix Bautista allowed three runs in the ninth inning for his 21st save.
Cal Raleigh went 1-3 with a two-run homer for the Mariners, who have lost four of their last six games.
Yankees 5, Rangers 3
Harrison Bader hit a two-run double in the eighth inning as New York overcame Gerrit Cole’s shortest start of the season and went on to defeat visiting Texas.
Rookie Anthony Volpe led off with a double off John King (1–1), and Jose Trevino led with an infield single. Bader gave the Yankees the lead when Yerry Rodríguez’s ball hit left fielder Ezequiel Durán on the warning track to make it 1–1, while Volpe and pinch runner Osvaldo Cabrera scored from first.
Michael King allowed one hit in the ninth for his fifth save in seven chances. On Friday, he struck out Edolis Garcia after allowing the slugger to lead off in the 10th. Corey Seager hit an RBI single off two batters and Texas scored twice in the second. Jonah Heim homered and Leody Taveras hit an RBI double.
Blue Jays 12, Athletics 1
Cavan Biggio hit a three-run homer, Yusei Kikuchi pitched seven strong innings, and Toronto defeated visiting Oakland.
George Springer hit a home run for Toronto to take the lead in the first inning. It was his 55th career leadoff homer and moved him to second on the all-time list behind Rickey Henderson (81). Toronto took the rubber match of the three-game series after pulling out the opener on Friday.
Kikuchi (7-2) allowed one run, two hits and two walks while striking out eight in seven innings. Oakland right-hander Luis Medina (1-7) allowed four runs (three earned), four hits and seven walks in five innings. Tony Kemp hit a home run for Oakland, who lost 11–3 and lost 10 of 11 games.
Brave 7, Red 6
Matt Olson capped off the explosive series with a three-run homer in the tiebreaker to give visiting Atlanta a win over Cincinnati.
Olsson finished the three-game set with four home runs, giving him 25 on the season. Raisel Iglesias earned his second save in as many days when Kevin Newman grounded into a 5-4-3 double play to end the game with the potential tying run at third base.
The Reds rookie class did it again on Sunday, as Matt McLane doubled three times, homered, collected 10 total bases in five at-bats and scored five runs. The total of four extra-base hits matched the Reds rookie record tied by Chris Sabo on June 18, 1988.
Guardians 5, Brewers 4 (10 innings)
Owen Miller’s RBI double in the 10th inning helped Milwaukee rally and claim a road series win over Cleveland after losing a three-run lead.
Miller went 2 for 5 and struck out two, including the game-winner against Cleveland reliever Trevor Stephan (3–3). The hit prompted Brewers’ designated runner Joey Wimmer to open extra innings at second base.
Elvis Peguero held Cleveland over the Guardians in the half of the 10th inning to earn his first save of the season. Devin Williams (4-1) earned the win after pitching the ninth. Cleveland forced extra innings on a three-run sixth inning.
White Sox 4, Red Sox 1
Louis Roberts Jr. hit two home runs to give Chicago a victory on the road to Boston.
Robert hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning and a solo shot in the sixth. Both bombs came against Red Sox starter Kutter Crawford (2-4). Jesse Scholtens (1-2) pitched four innings of scoreless relief to earn the win.
Crawford allowed four runs on five hits in six innings. He recorded four strikeouts and one walk. Adam Duvall’s double drive off of Justin Turner gave the Red Sox a 1–0 lead in the third.
Marlins 2, Pirates 0
Rookie Yuri Perez extended his streak to 21 consecutive scoreless innings to lead host Miami to a win over Pittsburgh, which has lost 12 of its last 13 games.
Perez (5-1) allowed only four hits — all singles — and one walk in six innings. He had the longest active scoreless streak in the majors, and he equaled his career high with nine strikeouts, lowering his ERA to 1.34. His ERA after nine starts is the best in Marlins history, passing Dontrelle Willis (2.38). In June, Pérez is 3–0 with a 0.32 ERA.
Nine-hole hitter Jonathan Davis helped fuel Miami’s early attack with a solo home run, his second of the year. Marlins second baseman Luis Arraz went 1 for 4 and still led the majors with a .399 batting average. He is hitting .438 for the month of June.
Rockies 4, Angels 3
Ezequiel Tovar contributed one of his two hits, Austin Gomber pitched five solid innings, and Colorado defeated Los Angeles in Denver.
Justin Lawrence picked up his fourth save in a shaky ninth inning for Colorado. The Rockies came back from a historic 25-1 loss to Los Angeles on Saturday night to take a three-game series. Gomber (5-7) allowed two runs on five hits and struck out three over five innings.
Shohei Ohtani, Eduardo Escobar and Taylor Ward each had two hits for the Angels, who were kept in check a day after setting franchise records for runs, hits (28) and largest margin of victory.
Diamondbacks 5, Giants 2
Ketel Marte launched a two-run home run in the eighth, and visiting Arizona took advantage of a San Francisco baserunning error in the bottom of the inning to win and avoid a three-game sweep.
The key play of the game occurred when left-handed hitter Patrick Bailey cut a grounder just inside the third base bag for a single. Third baseman Evan Longoria made a diving stop on the outfield grass to prevent JD Davis from scoring. But believing that his teammate had already proceeded to the plate, Blake Sabol attempted to go from first to third, and was thrown out on the list.
Marte finished with two hits, two RBI and two runs scored for Arizona, which defeated the hosts 10–6. Davis had two hits and both RBIs for the Giants, who lost for just the second time in their last 14 games.
Rays 3, Royals 1
Tyler Glasno struck out 12 in five innings and scored twice in the seventh inning as Tampa Bay defeated Kansas City in St. Petersburg, Florida.
With the game tied 1–1, the Rays took the lead when Jose Sirie came home on a wild pitch by reliever Taylor Clark (1–2). Harold Ramirez’s sacrifice fly made it 3–1, and Royals center fielder Drew Waters prevented more damage with a diving catch for the third out. Glasno allowed only one run on four hits with one walk. Pete Fairbanks pitched the ninth for his eighth save.
Rays left-hander Colin Poche (5-2) pitched the seventh as five Tampa Bay pitchers limited Kansas City to four singles and recorded 17 strikeouts. Yandy Diaz went 4–4 while Siri added a solo home run. Mackel Garcia of the Royals got a single, an RBI and stole a base, while starter Daniel Lynch allowed one run on six hits in six innings.
Nationals 8, Padres 3
Left-hander McKenzie Gore pitched the winning comeback in San Diego, and Jamar Candelario and Joey Meneses each drove in three runs as Washington won the rubber match of the three-game series.
The Nationals were leading 3–1 after six innings, and they converted two throwing errors by Padres reliever Tim Hill into five unearned runs in the top of the seventh. Candelario and Meneses each had two-run doubles in the inning.
Gore (4-6) ended a streak of five individual decision losses. He allowed one run on five hits and two walks with nine strikeouts in five innings. He also set a national franchise record by striking out the first six batters he started a game. Padres starter Seth Lugo (3-4) allowed three runs on seven hits, with four strikeouts and no walks over five innings.
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