MLB roundup: Astros win finale with Dodgers in 11 innings

MLB roundup: Astros win finale with Dodgers in 11 innings

The Houston Astros won 6-5 against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night, with Jeremy Pena and Jose Abreu each hitting two-run homers and Alex Bregman securing the win with a go-ahead RBI single in the 11th inning. The Astros had blown a 4-1 lead in the eighth inning, but Corey Julks had an RBI single in the 10th inning to keep them in the game. Astros rookie right-hander Hunter Brown gave up one run on three hits over six innings, Ryan Pressley earned the win, and Seth Martinez collected his first career save. Freddie Freeman had a pair of doubles for the Dodgers to reach 2,000 hits for his career, but Mookie Betts and Will Smith hit home runs for Los Angeles. Dodgers starter Tony Gonsolin gave up four runs on five hits over five innings, and Yency Almonte absorbed the loss.

The St. Louis Cardinals overcame an early four-run deficit to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-5 in London. Willson Contreras collected four hits, and Paul Goldschmidt delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the fourth inning. Five Cardinals relievers limited the Cubs to just one run over 6 2/3 innings. St. Louis had dropped a 9-1 decision on Saturday and trailed 4-0 after an inning on Sunday before igniting its bats against Chicago ace Marcus Stroman. The Cardinals broke a 4-4 tie on Goldschmidt’s run-scoring single to right off Stroman, then seized a 6-4 lead on Lars Nootbaar’s sacrifice fly. Chicago, which saw its four-game winning streak come to a halt, took advantage of some shoddy Cardinals’ defense to score four runs in the first against starter Matthew Liberatore. Jake Woodford got the win, and Jordan Hicks gave up a run in the ninth but picked up his fourth save.

The Minnesota Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in 10 innings, with Royce Lewis driving home the go-ahead run during a three-run 10th inning. Lewis had three hits and scored two runs, and Donovan Solano hit a two-run homer for the Twins, who have won four of their last five games. Starter Bailey Ober gave up three runs and five hits and struck out eight in six innings. Griffin Jax tossed an inning of scoreless relief, and Jhoan Duran got his 11th save. Zach McKinstry drove in two runs for Detroit, and starter Michael Lorenzen gave up two runs and seven hits in five innings. Lewis led off the 10th inning against Brendan White with an infield single as ghost runner Carlos Correa came around to score.

The Philadelphia Phillies built a bizarre four-run rally to edge the New York Mets 7-6 in the finale of a three-game series. Kyle Schwarber and Trea Turner were hit by pitches with the bases loaded to force in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth inning for the Phillies. The Mets scored in every inning between the third and seventh to carry a 6-3 lead into the eighth, when the Phillies sent 10 batters to the plate. The rally made a winner of Jeff Hoffman, who struck out two in a perfect eighth. Pete Alonso had three RBIs via a two-run single in the third and a homer in the seventh, while Francisco Lindor also went deep for the Mets.

The Baltimore Orioles won 3-2 against the Seattle Mariners, with Anthony Santander blasting his fifth homer in the past six games to help power home the victory.The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Seattle Mariners in the rubber game of their three-game series, with Anthony Santander hitting a two-run homer. Kyle Bradish pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on two hits with seven strikeouts and two walks, while Felix Bautista earned his 21st save. The Mariners, who have lost four of their past six games, saw Cal Raleigh hit a two-run homer.

The New York Yankees rallied to beat the Texas Rangers 5-3, with Harrison Bader hitting a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning. Michael King earned his fifth save in seven chances, striking out Adolis Garcia to end the game. Corey Seager hit an RBI single for the Rangers, who scored twice in the second inning. Jonah Heim homered and Leody Taveras hit an RBI double.

The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Oakland Athletics 12-1, with Cavan Biggio hitting a three-run homer and Yusei Kikuchi pitching seven strong innings. George Springer hit a leadoff home run, his 55th career leadoff homer, moving him into second place on the all-time list behind Rickey Henderson. Luis Medina allowed four runs (three earned), four hits, and seven walks in five innings for the Athletics, who have lost 10 of their past 11 games.

The Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6, with Matt Olson hitting a tiebreaking three-run homer. Raisel Iglesias earned his second save in as many days, while Matt McLain doubled three times, homered, collected 10 total bases in five at-bats, and drove in five runs for the Reds.

The Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the Cleveland Guardians 5-4 in 10 innings, with Owen Miller hitting an RBI double in the 10th inning. Elvis Peguero earned his first save of the season, while Devin Williams picked up the win after pitching the ninth. Cleveland forced extra innings on the strength of a three-run sixth inning.

The Chicago White Sox defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-1, with Luis Robert Jr. hitting two home runs. The White Sox took the lead in the first inning and never looked back, with Dylan Cease pitching six innings and allowing just one run on four hits with six strikeouts. Nathan Eovaldi took the loss for the Red Sox.Chicago defeated Boston with the help of two home runs from Luis Robert. Robert hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning and a solo shot in the sixth, both against Red Sox starter Kutter Crawford. Jesse Scholtens earned the victory by pitching four innings of scoreless relief. Crawford gave up four runs on five hits in six innings, recording four strikeouts and one walk. Adam Duvall’s double drove in Justin Turner to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead in the third.

Miami won against Pittsburgh with a score of 2-0, thanks to rookie Eury Perez’s 21 consecutive scoreless innings. Perez allowed just four hits and one walk in six innings, with nine strikeouts, lowering his ERA to 1.34. He has the longest active scoreless streak in the majors and has the best ERA in Marlins history after nine starts. Jonathan Davis supplied Miami’s early offense with a solo home run, and Luis Arraez still leads the majors with a .399 batting average, hitting .438 for the month of June.

Colorado beat Los Angeles with a score of 4-3, with Ezequiel Tovar homering among his two hits and Austin Gomber pitching five solid innings. Justin Lawrence picked up his fourth save in a shaky ninth inning for Colorado. The Rockies bounced back from Saturday night’s historic 25-1 loss to Los Angeles to take the three-game series. Shohei Ohtani, Eduardo Escobar, and Taylor Ward each had two hits for the Angels.

Arizona defeated San Francisco with a score of 5-2, with Ketel Marte launching a two-run home run in the eighth inning. Arizona took advantage of a San Francisco baserunning gaffe in the bottom of the inning to hold on for a victory and avoid a three-game sweep. Marte finished with two hits, two RBIs, and two runs for Arizona, which outhit the hosts 10-6. J.D. Davis had two hits and both RBIs for the Giants, who lost for just the second time in their last 14 games.

Tampa Bay beat Kansas City with a score of 3-1, with Tyler Glasnow striking out 12 in five innings and Tampa Bay scoring twice in the seventh inning. The Rays took the lead when Jose Siri came home on a wild pitch by reliever Taylor Clarke, and Harold Ramirez’s sacrifice fly made it 3-1. Glasnow allowed just one run on four hits with one walk, and Pete Fairbanks worked the ninth for his eighth save. Colin Poche spun a scoreless seventh as five Tampa Bay pitchers limited Kansas City to four singles and recorded 17 strikeouts. Yandy Diaz was the only player with multiple hits for the Rays.The Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Wednesday, with Miguel Cabrera hitting his 500th career home run. Cabrera became the 28th player in MLB history to reach the milestone. He went 1-for-3 on the day, with his historic home run coming in the bottom of the sixth inning. Robbie Grossman also had a big day for the Tigers, going 4-for-4, while Jonathan Schoop and Akil Baddoo each added an RBI. Maikel Garcia had a single, RBI, and stolen base for the Royals, and starter Daniel Lynch gave up one run on six hits over six innings.

In another game, the Washington Nationals defeated the San Diego Padres 8-3 in the rubber match of their three-game series. Left-hander MacKenzie Gore made a triumphant return to San Diego, giving up one run on five hits and two walks with nine strikeouts in five innings. He also set a Nationals franchise record by striking out the first six hitters to start the game. Jeimer Candelario and Joey Meneses each drove in three runs for the Nationals. The Padres were leading 3-1 after six innings, but two throwing errors by reliever Tim Hill turned into five unearned runs for the Nationals in the top of the seventh. Candelario and Meneses each had a two-run double in the inning. Padres starter Seth Lugo gave up three runs on seven hits with four strikeouts and no walks in five-plus innings.

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