WEDNESDAY’S OTHER MLB GAMES
WEDNESDAY’S OTHER MLB GAMES
Angels 6, Tigers 0
Justin Upton and Albert Pujols hit back-to-back homers in the fifth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers. Kole Calhoun hit a leadoff homer and rookie Jaime Barria (7-7) pitched five-hit ball into the sixth inning for the Angels. Blaine Hardy yielded seven hits over five innings for the Tigers. Barria struck out five and walked one before leaving with two outs in the sixth.
Yankees 7, White Sox 3
Luis Severino pitched seven innings in his first win in a month, Giancarlo Stanton hit his first grand slam in four years and the New York Yankees swept the Chicago White Sox. Aaron Hicks also homered. Severino struck out eight. Tim Anderson led off the fifth with his 15th homer. Chicago’s Lucas Giolito (7-9) was tagged for seven runs and six hits in five innings.
Red Sox 10, Blue Jays 5
Rafael Devers hit a two-run home run, Brian Johnson pitched a season-high seven innings to win his second straight start and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays. Xander Bogaerts had three RBIs for the Red Sox. Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-run home run for the Blue Jays, his 17th, and Randal Grichuk added a three-run blast, his 15th. Johnson (3-3) allowed five runs and six hits.
Orioles 5, Rays 4
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.
Trey Mancini hit a go-ahead two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays. Sergio Romo (2-3) allowed consecutive hits to Mark Trumbo, Danny Valencia and Mancini in the ninth. Mychal Givens pitched the ninth for his third save. Carlos Gomez put Tampa Bay ahead 4-3 in the eighth with an RBI double off Wright.
Rangers 11, Mariners 7
Joey Gallo homered twice and drove in four runs, Yovani Gallardo won his fourth straight start and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners. Gallardo (7-1) allowed three hits, two runs and three walks while striking out two in six innings. Seattle starter Marco Gonzales (12-7) gave up 12 hits and seven runs in five innings. Mike Seattle’s Zunino hit two homers.
Cardinals 7, Marlins 1
Matt Carpenter hit a tiebreaking homer for the second consecutive night, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Miami. Carpenter put St. Louis ahead with a home run leading off the sixth inning. John Gant (4-4) pitched six innings and allowed one run. Trevor Richards (3-7) allowed three runs in 52/3 innings for the Marlins.
Mets 8, Reds 0
Jacob deGrom struck out 10 over six innings and earned his first win in nearly two months as the New York Mets blanked the Cincinnati Reds. Brandon Nimmo drove in three runs for the Mets. DeGrom (6-7) allowead four hits. Stephenson allowed three runs on three hits in four innings for the Reds.
Brewers 8, Padres 4
Jesus Aguilar, Travis Shaw and Eric Thames hit consecutive first-inning homers to spoil the debut of San Diego’s Brett Kennedy and propel the Milwaukee Brewers to a victory. Kennedy was tagged for six runs on 11 hits in four innings. Jhoulys Chacin (11-4) allowed three runs on six hits in six innings.
Diamondbacks 6, Phillies 0
Patrick Corbin struck out nine in a combined four-hitter, David Peralta had four hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled over the Philadelphia Phillies. Corbin (10-4) allowed four hits in 71/3 innings. Eduardo Escobar had three RBIs for the Diamondbacks. Vince Velasquez allowed four runs and six hits in four innings.
Braves 8, Nationals 3
Charlie Culberson homered in a third straight game, Tyler Flowers and Ronald Acuna Jr. added two-run shots and the Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals. Bryce Harper hit his 28th home run. Mike Foltynewicz allowed three runs, one earned, in 52/3 innings.
Royals 9, Cubs 0
KANSAS CITY, MO.
Heath Fillmyer allowed three singles over seven innings for his first major league win, Adalberto Mondesi and Drew Butera each drove in three and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs. Quintana gave up five runs on six hits and two walks.