Mets walk him off, Aaron Judge goes yard again

Rafael Devers drove in four runs with two home runs and James Paxton held the struggling Padres to one run over six innings as the Boston Red Sox cruised to a 6-1 win in San Diego on Friday.

Devers put the Red Sox up 1-0 after leading off the second inning with a homer, then capped a 5-run third with a 435-yard, three-run shot to center.

The victory was the third in a row for the Red Sox. The Padres, who placed third baseman Manny Machado on the 10-day disabled list earlier in the day because of a hairline fracture in his left hand, lost their third straight game and 10th in 12 games.

Paxton (1-0) allowed one run — a solo homer by Fernando Tatis Jr. in the third inning — on five hits and two walks with five strikeouts. He earned his first win in his second start since undergoing Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery in April 2021. His previous victory August 15, 2020

new York Yappeals 6, Cincinnati Reds 2

Aaron Judge hit his fifth homer of the week and Anthony Rizzo went deep as New York beat Cincinnati.

In a four-game sweep in Toronto, the Yankees won for the 12th time in 17 games as Judge homered for the seventh time in seven games since coming off the injured list with two at-bats and sent a 2-2 fastball over the team. midfield fence. Rizzo hit a two-run single off Ian Gibaut on a 2-2 pitch for a 3-0 lead in the sixth.

Jake Fraley hit a two-run double off the base of the left-center field wall against Jimmy Cordero in the bottom of the sixth to make it 3-2. Cincinnati’s Ben Lively (1-2) made his first start in Philadelphia since April 26, 2018, allowing two hits in 5 2/3 innings. Live retired 16 before Rizzo’s homer led off Judge.

Chicago Cubs 10, Philadelphia Phillies 1

Nico Hoerner had three hits, including a two-run double, to help Chicago beat Philadelphia in the opener of a three-game series.

Christopher Morel hit a two-run homer and scored three times, and Nick Madrigal had two hits and two RBIs. and scored twice for the Cubs, who snapped a five-game losing streak. Cubs starter Marcus Stroman (3-4) allowed one run and three hits in six innings.

Phillies starter Ranger Suarez (0-1) allowed four runs and five hits in two innings, striking out four and walking three. The Phillies have lost five straight and seven straight against Chicago.

Tampa Bay Rays 1, Milwaukee Brewers 0

Tampa Bay scored its only run of the game on Francisco Mejia’s sacrifice fly in the eighth inning to beat Milwaukee in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The Rays avoided losing three straight for the first time this season. Their ace, Shane McClanahan, pitched seven scoreless innings with six hits and one walk. The left-hander was able to work his way out of jams thanks to his seven strikeouts. Reliever Jason Adam (1-1) pitched the eighth inning to get the win.

Milwaukee’s Adrian Houser pitched six shutout innings, allowing four hits. The right-hander struck out four and walked one before giving way to Joel Payamps in the seventh.

Baltimore Orioles 6, Toronto Blue Jays 2

Ryan Mountcastle hit a three-run homer to lead visiting Baltimore to a win over Toronto.

Adam Frazier hit a two-run homer and Anthony Santander hit a solo shot to snap the three-game streak. The Orioles were coming off a 6-4 record. The Blue Jays fell to 4-4 on a 10-game homestand as they lost for the fourth time in five games.

Baltimore right-hander Kyle Gibson (5-3) gave up one run, five hits and two walks in seven innings. He struck out five. Blue Jays left-hander Yusei Kikuchi (5-1) allowed three runs on three hits, and four walks with three strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings.

Los Angeles Angels 5, Minnesota Gemini 4

Mickey Moniak hit a home run shy of the cycle and Hunter Renfroe had two outs in the seventh inning to tie the game as Los Angeles beat Minnesota in Anaheim, Calif.

Moniak led off in the first inning and doubled in the third. and had an RBI triple in the seventh that tied the game at 4-4. Willi Castro gave the Twins a 4-3 lead by hitting a home run in the seventh.

Zack Weiss (1-0), one of five Angels relievers, picked up his first major league win. Carlos Estevez pitched a perfect ninth for his 11th save. Griffin Jax (2-6) took the loss.

Martin Perez returned to his early season form, hitting Adolis Garcia’s 14th home run of the season. Texas pulled away for a win over Colorado in Arlington, Texas.

Pérez (5-1) allowed two runs on seven hits and seven strikeouts in seven innings. It was his best start of the month after giving up 11 runs in 8 2/3 innings in his first two starts. In six starts in April, Perez posted a 2.41 ERA.

The Rangers took control in the middle innings, scoring two runs in the fourth and five in the fifth. Garcia’s shot to right after a walk by Nathaniel Lowe gave Texas a 2-0 lead. It came against Colorado starter Karl Kauffmann (0-1), who allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings in his major league debut.

Houston Astros 5, Oakland Athletics 1

Kyle Tucker had a pair of run-scoring extra-base hits, Brandon Bielak avoided early trouble while posting a career-best hitting total, and Houston finished ahead of visiting Oakland in the opener of a three-game series.

Tucker went 2-3 with a walk, double, and a home run. His RBI double in the fourth tied the game at 1 and extended the lead to 4-1 when he blasted his seventh homer into the right-field seats in the sixth, scoring Jose Abreu.

Bielak allowed one run on five hits and threw 88 pitches, striking out nine against three walks. Astros second baseman Jose Altuve made his season debut and went 0-4 with a walk. Altuve missed the first 43 games with a broken right thumb during the World Baseball Classic.

Chicago White Sox 2, Kansas City Royals 0

Michael Kopech allowed just one hit and struck out 10 in eight shutout innings, and Gavin Sheets and Romy Gonzalez drove in the early runs as Chicago blanked visiting Kansas City.

Kopech retired the first 16 Royals while striking out at least one batter in each of the first six innings. Michael Massey hit a broken bat to right in the sixth as Kansas City’s first baseman. Kopech (2-4) didn’t walk a batter and went the minimum over a career-best eight innings while throwing 98 pitches, including 65 for strikes.

Kendall Graveman ensured Chicago did the bare minimum overall, pitching a perfect ninth for his third save. Royals starter Zack Greinke (1-5) lost for the first time in four starts this month. The right-hander gave up two runs and five hits with no walks and four strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings.

Pittsburgh Pirates 13, Arizona Diamondbacks 3

Jack Suwinski hit a two-run double and Josh Palacios drove in two runs in a seven-run fourth inning as host Pittsburgh beat Arizona for its third win in four games.

Bryan Reynolds drove in three runs and Ke’Bryan Hayes had a two-run, RBI double. Palacios and Ji Hwan Bae each had RBI singles for the Pirates. Pittsburgh starter Johan Oviedo (3-3) allowed one run and two hits in six innings with seven strikeouts and three walks.

Geraldo Perdomo homered and Josh Rojas doubled for two runs to lead the Diamondbacks, who have won five of six. Arizona starter Zac Gallen (6-2) allowed eight runs, five earned and eight hits in 3 2/3 innings with two strikeouts and a season-high four walks.

Los Angeles Dodgers 5, St.Louis Cardinals 0

Mookie Betts drove in three runs and scored twice as five Los Angeles pitchers shut out host St. Louis.

Dodgers starter Tony Gonsolin (2-1) went five innings and held the Cardinal to one hit and three walks. He struck out three. Brusdar Graterol, Shelby Miller, Caleb Ferguson, and Tyler Cyr each worked an inning.

St. Louis starter Steven Matz (0-5) allowed one unearned run on six hits and two walks in 4 2/3 innings. He struck out six. The Dodgers scored four runs in the eighth, capped by Betts’ homer to break open a tight game.

Atlanta Braves 6, Seattle Sailors 2

Orlando Arcia entered the field against host Atlanta in the seventh inning.

The Braves tied it on Marcell Ozuna’s RBI single in the seventh and took the lead when Arcia lined a sharp shot to right. reliever Trevor Gott extended his hitting streak to six games. Arcia has hit safety in eight of 10 games since returning from the injured list.

The Braves iced the win with a three-run eighth that included Matt Olson’s 12th home run. The late uprising marked Seattle rookie Bryce Miller’s (2-1) first major league loss. Miller pitched 6 1/3 innings and allowed three runs on four hits.

new York Mets 10, Cleveland Guardians 9 (10 innings)

Francisco Lindor hit a two-out RBI single in the 10th inning to give New York, which trailed 5-0 in the fifth, a win over visiting Cleveland.

Pete Alonso tied the game at 7-7 with a grand slam in the seventh for the Mets. Gabriel Arias hit a two-run homer in the top of the 10th, and the Mets scored three times in the bottom of the inning.

The Guardians’ Josh Naylor had five RBIs. He hit three runs in the first inning and had a two-run homer in the seventh. The Mets have given up the first run in 13 straight games.

Detroit Tigers 8, Washington Nationals 6

Akil Baddoo homered and drove in four runs as Detroit topped host Washington in the opener of a three-game series.

Detroit starting pitcher Matthew Boyd didn’t allow a hit until the sixth inning. Baddoo’s three-run shot in the third inning was his first home run of the season in his 31st game. Zach McKinstry led off the game with a home run for the Tigers en route to their third win in their last four games. Matt Vierling hit a solo shot in the fifth and Riley Greene followed suit in the sixth.

Nationals starter Jake Irvin (1-2), making his fourth major league appearance as a rookie, gave up six runs and four earned over 2 2/3 innings. He walked four and struck out just one in his second straight rough outing.

San Francisco Giants 4, Miami Marlins 3

Rookie Casey Schmitt capped a three-run sixth inning with an RBI single and host San Francisco added to the struggles of Miami ace Sandy Alcantara, the reigning Cy Young Award winner.

Mitch Haniger singled, doubled, ran, and scored another for the Giants, who won their fourth straight. Scott Alexander (4-0) got the win in relief and Tyler Rogers picked up his second save in the final 1 2/3 innings.

Alcantara (1-5) hasn’t won since April 4. He allowed four runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings. He walked three times and struck out five. He led 2-1 heading into the sixth, but walked LaMonte Wade Jr. and then dropped Thairo Estrada’s infield single to put runners on second and third to set up a three-run inning.

— Field Level Media


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