White Sox overwhelm Tigers in walk-off grand slam

Jake Burger hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth to give the host Chicago White Sox a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon.

Burger’s 12th homer of the season gave Chicago a three-game series sweep. Luis Robert Jr. had two hits and two runs scored for the White Sox. Spencer Torkelson hit a two-run homer for Detroit.

Liam Hendricks (1-0) pitched an inning of scoreless relief to record his first win since recovering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma. White Sox starter Michael Kopech gave up two runs and three hits over seven innings while recording nine strikeouts. Detroit starter Matthew Boyd allowed one run and three hits in five innings and also struck out nine.

In the bottom of the ninth, pinch hitter Andrew Benintendi led off with a single against Alex Lange (3–1) and stole second. With one out, Yoan Moncada and Tim Anderson walked to load the bases. Burger then hit a 1–0 curveball over the left-center field wall.

Braves 8, Diamondbacks 5

Eddie Rosario hit a grand slam with two outs in the top of the ninth inning to give Atlanta the win over Arizona in Phoenix.

Rosario was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts when he hit a 96-mph sinker over the right-center-field fence off Miguel Castro (3-2). It was his eighth home run of the season. Raisel Iglesias struck out in the top of the ninth to earn his seventh save. AJ Minter (3-5) took a breather.

Arizona starter Zack Gallon, 6-0 at home this season, leads 5-3 after six innings. The right-hander allowed nine hits and three runs (two earned) with six strikeouts and one walk. His ERA at home is now 0.96 (five earned runs in 47 innings).

Pirate 2, Cardinal 1

Ji Hwan Bae’s two-run single in the first inning held the difference as Pittsburgh visited St. Louis for a three-game series sweep and its fifth straight win overall.

Pirates starter Rich Hill (5-5), who had lost two straight starts, allowed one run and four hits with six strikeouts and three walks in 6 2/3 innings. It was the longest start of the season for the 43-year-old. David Bedner made his 13th save, including one in each game of the series.

Andrew Nizner hit a solo homer in the seventh inning for the Cardinals, who have lost five of their last six games. St. Louis starter Miles Mikolas (4-2), who had a 16-inning scoreless streak entering the game, allowed two runs and 10 hits over five innings with two strikeouts and no walks.

Yankees 4, Dodgers 1

Kyle Higashioka and Osvaldo Cabrera each scored on slow infield groundouts, and New York cruised to a victory over Los Angeles.

Anthony Volpe hit an insurance home run in the ninth inning, while Domingo German allowed one run on four hits over 6 2/3 innings as the Yankees took two of three between the cross-country rivals in their first meeting since 2019. win the game Holmes (4-2) pitched scoreless innings, while Vandy Peralta recorded the final four outs for her fourth save.

Three Yankees pitchers tied the top scoring team in the National League with four hits each. Bobby Miller pitched six scoreless innings for the Dodgers, allowing just one hit with two walks and seven strikeouts in his third major league start. JD Martinez hit a home run for the Dodgers, who had won 14 of 16 home games and dropped the last two.

Rays 6, Red Sox 2

Tampa Bay scored in four straight innings to defeat host Boston for its second consecutive win.

Yandy Diaz, Josh Lowe and Luke Riley all had two hits, drove in a run and scored another for Tampa Bay, which took a 2–1 advantage in the four-game set. The teams will play a rescheduled finale on Monday afternoon after splitting Saturday’s day-night doubleheader. Taj Bradley (4-2) allowed six runs in five overs of two-run, six-hit balls.

Alex Verdugo went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a triple and two runs scored for the Red Sox, who have lost nine of their last 13 games. Masataka Yoshida was 2-for-4 with one RBI. Tanner Hawk (3-5) took the loss after allowing four runs, five hits and four walks in five innings. He hit a six.

Phillies 11, Nationals 3

Drew Ellis hit two home runs and Kyle Schwarber hit a pair of three-run blasts as Philadelphia topped host Washington.

Schwarber hit six runs from the leadoff position in the batting order, bringing his home run total to 15 for the season. Ellis, playing in his fourth major league game of the season and batting in the No. 9 spot, went 3-for-3 with two walks, three RBIs, and four runs scored.

Washington scored for its only run on Stone Garrett’s fourth-inning sacrifice fly until Ildemaro Vargas’ two-run homer in the ninth. Vargas, Dominique Smith, Riley Adams and Alex Call each had two hits for the Nationals, who have lost five of their last seven games.

Brewers 5, Reds 1

Andrew Monasterio belted his first career homer, backed by seven strong innings from Adrian Houser, as Milwaukee earned its third straight win over Cincinnati.

Houser, 2–3 with a 6.14 ERA in eight previous starts at Great American Ball Park, held the Reds to one run and six hits over his seven innings. Jake Fraley broke up the shutout with a solo homer to left center off Hauser (2–1) to lead off the seventh.

The Brewers used the long ball for their first four runs. Monasterio clubbed a 400-foot homer to straight center for a 3–0 lead in the first inning, and Victor Carattini added a solo shot in the fifth.

Blue Jays 6, Mets 4

Brandon Belt hit the tiebreaker two-run home run in the seventh inning for Toronto, which completed a three-game sweep of host New York.

The Mets used four solo homers to erase a 4–0 deficit before the Blue Jays went ahead against Dominic Lyon (0–2). Vladimir Guerrero Jr. singled with one out before Belt hit a 1–2 pitch beyond the center field wall.

Reliever Nate Pearson (3–0) got the win despite giving up homers to Pete Alonso and Starling Mart in the sixth. Adam Cimber pitched a one-hit seventh and Eric Swanson threw a perfect eighth before Jordan Romano earned his 15th save with a 1-2-3 ninth.

Marlins 7, Athletics 5

Garrett Cooper hit a three-run homer to help Miami complete a three-game sweep of Oakland.

Cooper also doubled and scored; Yuli Gurriel singled, doubled and tripled; And Brian De La Cruz and Luis Arraz each had two hits for the Marlins, who have won seven of their last nine games. Miami starter Sandy Alcantara allowed five runs and six hits over seven innings. The reigning National League Cy Young Award winner struck out seven and walked a batter.

A’s starter Paul Blackburn allowed five runs and seven hits over five innings. He struck out three and walked two. Ramon Laureano had two hits and two RBI for the A’s, who have lost four straight games.

Royals 2, Rockies 0

Brady Singer had his first scoreless outing of the season and Maikel Garcia hit his first career home run to give host Kansas City the lead over Colorado.

Singer (4-4) scattered five hits over 5 2/3 innings while striking out seven without issuing a walk. Scott Barlow struck out Ellehuris Monteiro and Ezequiel Tovar to earn his seventh save.

Michael Masi singled to drive in MJ Melendez in the bottom of the fifth before Garcia provided an insurance run in the eighth when he flew Kyle Freeland’s 2–2 changeup over the center field wall. Freeland (4-7) allowed two runs and one strikeout on four hits with no walks in seven innings.

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Josh Naylor and Andres Jimenez smashed back-to-back extra-base hits in the seventh inning to seal the win for Cleveland in Minneapolis.

Twins right-hander Joe Ryan and Guardians’ Tristan McKenzie each allowed only one hit as both pitchers were firmly in control through the middle of the game. Ryan (7-3) took the loss after pitching 6 2/3 innings, allowing only two hits and a walk while striking out four.

McKenzie – making his 2023 debut for the Guardians after straining his teres major on March 27 in spring training – was dominant for five innings. He struck out 10 Twins and gave up one hit before giving way to James Karinchak (2-4), who pitched the sixth to get the win.

Angels 2, Astros 1

Shohei Ohtani delivered the tying RBI double with two outs in the eighth inning, and Los Angeles salvaged a four-game series finale with a win over host Houston.

Ohtani hit a 3–2 curveball from Astros reliever Phil Maten (0–1) off the wall in right field, scoring Zach Neto from first base and breaking a 1–1 deadlock.

The Angels halted their three-game skid behind exceptional pitching from starter Griffin Canning and reliever Chris DeVensky (3-0) and Carlos Estevez, who earned his 14th save in as many chances by recording the final four outs.

Rangers 12, Mariners 3

A heavy offensive output combined with six scoreless innings from Nathan Eovaldi gave Texas a one-sided victory over Seattle in Arlington, Texas.

Jonah Heim had five RBIs on a two-run single and a three-run home run for the Rangers, who swept the three-game series and won five of six games. Eovaldi (8-2) allowed just one hit, walked one batter and struck out seven.

The Mariners scored all three of their runs in the seventh to avoid the shutout. Eugenio Suárez’s double scored Ty France, and José Caballero and Kolten Wong followed with two RBI singles each.

Orioles 8, Giants 3

Tyler Wells pitched a shutout in the sixth inning and Baltimore scored three runs on a single to center field as part of a six-run third en route to a win over host San Francisco.

James McCann homered and Josh Lester drove in two runs in his Orioles debut, helping Baltimore, which alternately lost and won its last eight games, took two of three from San Francisco. For. Blake Sabol hit a two-run shot, his seventh home run of the season for the Giants.

The teams were scoreless in two innings before McCain walked and George Mateo doubled on Giants starter Anthony DeSclafani (4–5) to open the floodgates in the deciding third. Lester hit the most productive hit of the game before RBI singles by Adam Frazier, Austin Hayes and Ryan Mountcastle made it 3–0.

Cubs 7, Padres 1

Marcus Stroman allowed one unearned run in six innings, rookie Miguel Amaya had three hits, including his first career home run, and Yann Gomes and Trey Mancini added back-to-back homers as Chicago defeated San Diego. Defeated.

After a complete-game, one-hit shutout against Tampa Bay on Monday, Stroman (6-4) overcame four hits and three walks, allowing only one run in the third inning. The right-handed batsman also hit a six. Chicago’s offense broke through with 11 hits after allowing two runs and six hits, splitting the first two games of the four-game set.

Fernando Tatis Jr. had two of five hits for the Padres, going 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position while falling 13-17 at home. San Diego’s Ryan Weathers (1-4) lasted only 1 2/3 innings, allowing seven hits and Chicago’s first five runs.

– Field Level Media