8-run inning lifts Ot over Yankees
Gunnar Henderson hit a two-run double in Baltimore’s eight-run seventh inning as the Orioles cruised to a 9-6 victory over the host New York Yankees on Wednesday night.
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The Orioles won their 10th in 14 games by scoring five runs in the seventh against Nestor Cortes and Jimmy Cordero (3-2) before recording a strikeout. The first six batters reached base, and Adam Frazier knocked off Cortes with a three-run homer that hit the foul pole in right field.
New York’s Gleyber Torres had back-to-back runs in the third and fifth innings for the Yankees, whose five-game hitting streak was snapped. Cortes allowed four runs on five hits in six-plus innings.
Mike Baumann (4-0) pitched a 1-2-3 sixth before Baltimore’s biggest inning of the season. Felix Bautista fanned two in the ninth for his 12th save in 16 chances.
Rangers 3, Pirates 2
Marcus Semien struck out in a three-run first inning as visiting Texas topped Pittsburgh in the rubber match of the three-game series.
Josh Jung added an RBI double for the Rangers, who have won five of six. Texas starter Martin Perez (6-1) gave up two runs and six hits in seven innings, and Will Smith picked up his first career five-game save, ninth overall this season.
Jason Delay hit an RBI single for the Pirates, who have lost four of five. Pittsburgh starter Johan Oviedo (3-4) allowed three runs and six hits in 5 2/3 innings.
Mariners 6, A’s 1
Bryce Miller continued his major league start with 6 scoreless innings as Seattle defeated visiting Oakland, which lost its seventh straight game.
Miller (3-1) has made quality starts in all five of his starts since his May 2 call-up. Teoscar Hernandez homered for the Mariners, who won the first three games of the four-game series.
A’s shortstop Ken Waldichuk (1-4) gave up five runs on eight hits in 2 2/3 innings. Aledmys Diaz had two hits and an RBI for Oakland.
Cubs 4, Mets 2
Marcus Stroman allowed two runs in a season-high eight innings for his ninth quality start of the season in 11 as host Chicago defeated New York.
Cubs’ Mike Tauchman had two hits, including a tying run to highlight a three-run third inning. Stroman (4-4) allowed only Francisco Alvarez’s two-run homer and New York’s three other hits.
Nico Hoerner hit a solo home run in the sixth inning for Chicago. Mark Leiter Jr. recorded his second save in a perfect ninth inning. New York’s Kodai Senga (4-3) allowed three runs on six hits and five walks in five innings.
Angels 7, Red Sox 3
Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani and Zach Neto homered, Tyler Anderson pitched six strong innings, and Los Angeles completed a three-game sweep of Boston in Anaheim, Calif.
It was the 26th time Trout and Ohtani homered in the same game. Trout socked his 362nd career walk, passing Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio for 85th on the all-time list.
Anderson (2-0) gave up one run on five hits. Red Sox starter James Paxton (1-1) retired the Angels in order in the first inning, including hits by Trout and Ohtani, but gave up four runs in the second and Ohtani’s homer in the third.
Brewers 4, Astros 0
Adrian Houser had two hits in 5 1/3 innings to lead Milwaukee to a win over visiting Houston in the rubber match of the three-game series.
Houser (1-0) struck out three and walked one before Joel Payamps relieved him in the sixth and pitched out of the jam. Willy Adames, Owen Miller and Brian Anderson homered for the Brewers, who snapped the Astros’ eight-game winning streak on Tuesday.
Astros starter Brandon Bielak (1-2) allowed four runs and five hits in a season-high 6 2/3 innings.
Twins 7, Giants 1
Joe Ryan hit his seventh win and Edouard Julien and Ryan Jeffers each homered to lead Minnesota to a victory over San Francisco in Minneapolis.
Willi Castro went 2-3 for Minnesota, which snapped a three-game losing streak. Ryan (7-1) pitched five innings and allowed one run on six hits.
LaMonte Wade Jr. had two hits and a walk and Brandon Crawford had a double and two walks for San Francisco, which snapped a three-game hitting streak. The Giants went 2 for 16 with runners in scoring position and left 15 men on base.
Phillies 6, Diamondbacks 5 (10 innings)
Alec Bohm hit a home run in the 10th inning as host Philadelphia rallied from a two-run ninth inning to beat Arizona.
Bohm sent the Phillies to their third win in 10 games after Trea Turner’s two-out, two-run homer in the ninth tied the game at 5-5. Craig Kimbrel (3-1) earned the win with a scoreless 10th inning.
The Diamondbacks’ Jose Ruiz came on in the ninth and got two quick outs, but gave up Bryson Stott’s single before serving up Turner’s tying run. Ruiz (1-1) also scored on Bohm’s game-winning single.
White Sox 6, Guardians 0
A five-run fourth inning gave Michael Kopech all the support he needed to get off to a great start, and Chicago beat host Cleveland to win the rubber match of the three-game series.
Kopech (3-4) struck out nine in seven innings while allowing two hits and one walk. Kopech didn’t get his first hit until the fifth inning — and by then he already had a six-run cushion thanks to the White Sox fourth inning.
Guardians starter Cal Quantrill (2-3) pitched four innings and allowed six runs on four hits — Chicago’s only four hits of the entire game.
Rays 7, Blue Jays 3
Tampa Bay solved the mystery of Yusei Kikuchi and finally beat the Japanese left-hander en route to a win over Toronto in St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Rays were a rough host for Kikuchi (5-2), chasing him after five innings after allowing five runs and eight hits, including a pair of home runs. Kikuchi went 4-0 with a 1.80 ERA in his career against the Rays.
Tampa Bay ace Shane McClanahan (8-0) allowed just one run, four hits and one walk while striking out seven in seven innings. Luke Raley and Jose Siri homered for the Rays.
Nationals 5, Padres 3
Alex Call hit a two-run double and single, Trevor Williams homered in the sixth inning, and host Washington beat San Diego to even the three-game series.
Dominic Smith also had two hits for the Nationals, who jumped out to an early 4-0 lead and preserved their third win in four games. Williams (2-2) went 5 2/3 innings, allowing three runs on three hits. Kyle Finnegan worked a 1-2-3 ninth for his 10th save.
Rougned Odor had two hits, including a home run, and Ha-Seong Kim also went deep for the Padres, who had won their previous two games. San Diego starter Ryan Weathers (1-3) worked six innings, allowing five runs and four earned on seven hits.
Braves 4, Dodgers 3
In the ninth inning, Ozzie Albies scored on a sacrifice fly to score Austin Riley, giving Atlanta a victory over visiting Los Angeles to save the finale of the three-game series.
Riley led off the inning with a sharp double, which was the second off Phil Bickford (1-2), and went to third on Travis d’Arnaud’s groundout. The Dodgers intentionally walked Eddie Rosario before placing Albies Riley in the seventh at bat.
The winning pitcher was Raisel Iglesias (1-1), who allowed runners on the corners in the ninth before Max Muncyt popped out to end the threat.
Reds 10, Cardinals 3
Spencer Steer had a career-high four hits and drove in two, while fellow rookie Matt McLain homered again to lead Cincinnati on the road in visiting St. Louis.
The Reds, who had a season-high 18 hits, finally solved St. Louis starter and loser Steven Matz (0-6), who was 4-0 with a 2.92 ERA in five games (four starts) against Cincinnati. .
Cincinnati right-hander Ben Lively (2-2) picked up his first win as a starter since Sept. 29, 2017, pitching six innings of two earned runs. McLain hit his second home run in as many nights after the ball bounced off the glove of Cardinals right-hander Oscar Mercado and into the stands.
Marlins 10, Rockies 2
Jonathan Davis had three hits, Jorge Soler went deep for the second night in a row, and Miami beat Colorado in Denver.
Yuli Gurriel had four hits and Jacob Stallings and Soler had two hits each for the Marlins. Major League hitter Luis Arraez, who previously had a two-run double, exited the game in the seventh inning with a left leg spasm. Miami starter Sandy Alcantara (2-5) allowed two runs on four hits in six innings.
Elias Diaz made it home to the Rockies. Colorado starter Karl Kauffmann (0-2) gave up five runs on six hits in 4 1/3 innings.
Tigers 6, Royals 4
Zack Short’s three-run homer led Detroit past host Kansas City.
Short’s second home run of the season — a shot to left center off Josh Taylor (1–2) — tied the game at 1–1 in the sixth. It was the first hit homer of his career and the Tigers’ third homer of the year, the best total in the majors.
Will Vest (1-0) struck out four in the win and Alex Lange picked up his ninth save.
— Field Level Media