Freddy Peralta and three relievers combined on a one-hitter and the visiting Milwaukee Brewers used three solo home runs to record their third straight shutout over the Cincinnati Reds, winning 3–0 on Saturday night.
Peralta (6-7) allowed only one out, a broken-bat infield single by Jake Fraley in the fourth inning that scored six runs while issuing two walks to seal Milwaukee’s seventh win over Cincinnati in nine meetings this season. .
For the second night in a row, Elvis Peguero, Joel Payemps and Devin Williams pitched scoreless innings to complete the shutout, with Williams earning his 22nd save in 24 chances.
Christian Yelich, William Contreras and Owen Miller each had solo shots for the Brewers.
Angels 13, Astros 12 (10 innings)
In the middle game of the three-game series in Anaheim, California, Trey Cabez scored on a throwing error in the 10th inning to put Los Angeles over Houston.
With runners on first and second and Phil Maton (2–3) on the mound, Taylor Ward hit a grounder to second baseman Mauricio Dubon. Dubon tossed the ball to Gray Kessinger, whose throw was wide at first, giving the Cabbages an opportunity to score. Luis Rengifo, Zack Neto, Mike Mustakas and Shohei Ohtani all homered for the Angels.
Chas McCormick had three hits and scored four runs, and Kyle Tucker and Jose Abreu contributed three RBI each. Astros starter Framber Valdez allowed a season-high five runs and seven hits before leaving with one out in the seventh due to a left shin injury. He equaled his career high with 13 strikeouts.
Phillies 6, Padres 4 (Game 1)
Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning, giving host Philadelphia a win over San Diego in the first game of a doubleheader.
Philadelphia starter Ranger Suarez pitched six innings and allowed three runs on six hits. Matt Stram (6-3) earned the win in relief despite allowing one run on two hits in 1 1/3 innings. Craig Kimbrel almost worked a two walk walk in a scoreless ninth to secure his 15th save in 15 chances.
Manny Machado went deep for San Diego for his 300th career homer. Ha-seong Kim added three hits for the Padres, snapping their three-game winning streak.
Raise 6, Royals 1 (Game 1)
Jose Siri scored twice backed by six strong innings from Tyler Glasnow as Tampa Bay defeated host Kansas City in the first game of a split doubleheader.
Glasno (3-3) gave up one run on six hits and two walks, striking out seven in six innings to earn his first win since June 14. Francisco Mejia also went deep for the Rays.
Salvador Pérez went 4-for-4 to record his 11th career four-hit game and first of the season, when he got out of a 4-for-43 slump on June 24. Royals starter Alec Marsh (0-3) pitched. Struck out a career-best 11 runs in six innings, allowing two runs on five hits and one walk.
Nationals 7, Cardinals 5 (10 innings)
CJ Abrams scored three runs and stole two bases as visiting Washington beat St. Louis in the return of suspended play from Friday.
Joey Meneses drove in two runs for the Nationals, who won their third consecutive game. Washington’s starting pitcher Trevor Williams allowed one run over 2 2/3 innings on Friday before rain stopped play.
Brendan Donovan hit a three-run homer, and Lars Knutbaar and Wilson Contreras hit solo shots for the Cardinals.
Cubs 10, Red Sox 4
Cody Bellinger’s grand slam scored six runs in the third inning to give host Chicago the win over Boston, ending the teams’ first series since the All-Star break in the evening.
Bellinger went 2 for 4 and now has 12 home runs on the season. Every Chicago batter had at least one hit in the win.
Cubs starting pitcher Marcus Stroman (10-6) allowed just one run in his six innings en route to the win. He struck out three and limited Boston to three hits. Tristan Casas hit a two-run homer for the Red Sox.
Blue Jays 5, Diamondbacks 2
Whit Merrifield hit the tiebreaking homer and fill-in starter Chris Bassitt pitched six solid innings as Toronto earned a victory over Arizona on the road.
Bo Bichette also pitched for the Blue Jays, who have won seven of their last eight games. Bassitt (9-5) started for All-Star Kevin Gausman (side discomfort) and allowed two runs and seven hits while striking out five and allowing no runs.
Geraldo Perdomo had three hits and Jake McCarthy had two hits and two RBIs for the Diamondbacks, who have lost seven of their last nine contests. Zack Gallen (11-4) pitched hard for most of his five innings, allowing three runs, six hits and three walks while fanning five before departing after 94 pitches.
Rangers 2, Guardians 0
Andrew Heaney and a trio of relievers combined for an eight-hit shutout as Texas defeated Cleveland in Arlington, Texas.
Heaney (6-6) allowed six hits over 5 1/3 scoreless innings. Grant Anderson and Will Smith followed before Aroldis Chapman worked a two-out single in the ninth for his third save and first since being acquired by the Rangers on June 30.
The Guardians beat the Rangers 8–5, but left eight runners on base and struck out for the ninth time this season. Cleveland starter Gavin Williams (1-2) was removed after allowing two runs on four hits over five innings.
Orioles 6, Marlins 5
Anthony Santander followed with a one-out single in the seventh to give Baltimore their first lead of the game and came back from a four-run deficit as the Orioles defeated Miami for their seventh consecutive win.
Gunnar Henderson hit a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh and the Orioles pulled ahead for the first time since the start of the second inning. Mike Baumann (6-0) was the winning pitcher with 1 2/3 innings of shutout relief.
Luis Arraz went 4 for 5, but did not allow a single run despite reaching four hits for the sixth time this season. Each of the five Marlins had an RBI. Huáscar Brazoban (3-2) was blamed for the loss.
Giants 3, Pirates 1
Michael Conforto hit the tiebreaking single and scored two runs in the eighth inning to give visiting San Francisco the win over Pittsburgh.
Mike Yastrzemski hit a solo homer for the Giants, who have won four games in a row. Taylor Rogers (5-3) pitched a scoreless seventh to earn the win, and Camilo Doval pitched a scoreless ninth for his major-league-leading 28th save.
Henry Davis hit a solo homer for the Pirates, who are 2–9 in their last 11 games. Pittsburgh starter Johan Oviedo allowed one hit off Yastrzemski’s homer in seven innings. He tied a career high with 10 strikeouts. Lost to Carmen Mlodzinski (1-2).
Phillies 9, Padres 4 (Game 2)
Kyle Schwarber hit a home run and gave up three runs, Bryce Harper added a home run and double, and host Philadelphia defeated San Diego to win a day-night doubleheader.
Harper’s homer was his first since May 25, and Johan Rojas added three hits and two RBIs. Phillies starter Taijuan Walker (11-3) threw five innings and allowed four hits and two runs. It was Walker’s seventh consecutive win.
Juan Soto had two hits and an RBI and Trent Grisham added an RBI single for the Padres. San Diego starter Ryan Weathers (1-6) allowed six hits and four runs in 4 2/3 innings.
Twins 10, Athletics 7
Kyle Farmer spoiled Freddy Tarnock’s season debut with a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, and Minnesota won against host Oakland after blowing a 6–0 lead.
Michael A. Taylor also homered for the Twins, who have secured narrow back-to-back victories over the A’s. After his teammates tied the score at 7–7 in four consecutive innings, Tarnock (0–1) retired the first two Twins in the seventh before Farmer launched his fifth homer of the season into left field. . Tarnock was promoted from Triple-A on Friday.
Reliever Jovani Moran (2-2) was credited with the win after pitching two-thirds of an inning, and Jhoan Duran pitched a 1-2-3 ninth, striking out two for his 14th save.
Raise 4, Royals 2 (Game 2)
Luke Raleigh’s tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning helped lead Tampa Bay to a doubleheader sweep over host Kansas City.
Harold Ramírez led off the deciding eighth with a first-pitch single to left and Randy Arrozarena’s deep fly to center. One batter later, Raleigh gave up a two-out RBI single to right against reliever Carlos Hernandez (0-5), breaking a 2-2 tie.
Colin Poche (7-2) pitched the seventh inning, and Pete Fairbanks allowed only a leadoff single in the ninth for his 10th save. In his Royals debut after being acquired on June 30 as part of a trade for Aroldis Chapman, Cole Ragans allowed one run on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts over five innings.
White Sox 6, Braves 5
Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs and Jake Burger hit his 20th home run, giving Chicago its first game win in Atlanta.
The White Sox entered the game 0–7 against the Braves, but scored two late runs—including Burger’s tiebreaking solo homer in the sixth—and ended their three-game losing streak. Atlanta’s Ronald Acuna Jr. went 3–5 with two homers.
Benintendi was 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored. Chicago starter Lance Lynn (6-8) pitched 5 1/3 innings and allowed four runs on six hits. Atlanta starter Spencer Strider (11-3) pitched six innings and allowed five runs on eight hits with 10 strikeouts.
Cardinals 9, Nationals 6
Brendan Donovan, Nolan Gorman and Nolan Arenado each scored two runs as St. Louis defeated visiting Washington.
Alec Burleson went 3-for-4 with a solo homer for the Cardinals, while Dakota Hudson (1-0) pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings of relief to earn the win. Every St. Louis hitter recorded at least one hit.
Alex Call and CJ Abrams hit solo homers for the Nationals and Ildemaro Vargas hit a two-run double. Nationals starting pitcher Jake Irvin allowed four runs on six hits over three innings. Reliever Amos Willingham (0-1) took the loss.
Dodgers 5, Mets 1
David Peralta collected a tiebreaking RBI single by beating the back end of a potential inning-ending double play in the eighth, and the Los Angeles visitors came away from slipping away from New York.
Peralta added an RBI single during a three-run ninth, while Mookie Betts went 4-for-4 with a third-inning homer for the Dodgers, who have won six straight.
In the deciding game, Pete Alonso threw high to shortstop Francisco Lindor, who was able to touch second but could not throw to first in time to double off Peralta. The loss to Adam Ottavino (0-4) handed the Mets their fourth straight loss.
Yankees 6, Rockies 3
Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run and scored four runs, and Clark Schmidt pitched six strong innings to give New York a victory over Colorado in Denver.
Gleyber Torres had an RBI single and former rookie DJ LeMahieu recorded his second three-hit performance of the season for the Yankees. Schmidt (5-6) allowed two runs on three hits while striking out eight batters to win his third straight decision.
After the Yankees scored twice in the second to break a 1–1 tie, Stanton lofted Connor Siebold’s (1–7) 1–2 fastball over the wall to right field for his 11th homer of the season. Siebold allowed six runs on as many hits in 2 1/3 innings.
Tiger 6, Sailor 0
Michael Lorenzen pitched 6 2/3 scoreless innings and Kerry Carpenter hit two homers and scored four runs as Detroit won at Seattle for the second night in a row.
The contest between the All-Star pitchers, who both appeared in Tuesday’s game in Seattle, was no contest. Lorenzen (4-6) allowed two hits, struck out five and struck out seven. The Mariners’ George Kirby (8-8) allowed six runs on eight hits over five innings, including one walk and four strikeouts.
Carpenter homered to left field and led off the second to start the scoring, before connecting with a three-run shot to right center to score a four-run fifth. The Mariners finished with only three hits.
–Field Level Media