Julio Urias became the first pitcher in more than two years to run three runs and beat 10 batters in the same game, and Gavin Lux added his second Grand Slam in six days when the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-day demolition of the host San Francisco Giants with an 11: 5 win on Sunday.
National League West victory put the Dodgers past the Giants after San Francisco overtook the defending champions on April 30. Urias (7-1) blew through six innings, allowing two runs and three hits. He turned down 10 and did not allow a walk.
Urias finished the 2v3 race with three RBIs and became the first pitcher with the three RBI / 10 strikeout combo since Zack Wheeler for the New York Mets in April 2019. Lux and Will Smith joined Urias in the Two-hit column on for the Dodgers who won their seventh straight. Max Muncy added his 10th homer.
Austin Slater was responsible for the Giants’ two runs ahead of Urias with a home run in the sixth inning, his fifth of the season. Slater scored twice in the game, as did teammate Mike Tauchman. Anthony DeSclafani (4-2) was charged with 10 runs on nine hits in 2 2/3 innings.
Cubs 2, Cardinals 1 (10 innings)
Javier Baez’s two-part home run to direct midfield in the 10th inning brought Chicago over hosts St. Louis.
Baez ’11. Homer came from Alex Reyes (2-1), the Cardinals reliever, and helped the Cubs win two of three games against their longtime rivals. The Cardinals wasted a gem from Adam Wainwright who threw eight goalless innings and allowed only one hit. He threw 101 spaces, knocked out seven and went one.
The Cardinals responded with a run at the end of the 10th to a sacrificial flight by Nolan Arenado, who met Paul Goldschmidt, who started the inning on the second base. Craig Kimbrel (1-2) went out against Yadier Molina but recovered by defeating Harrison Bader and Justin Williams.
Nationals 6, Orioles 5
Kyle Schwarber buckled up a two-run homer in a first inning with four runs when Washington played three games in Baltimore.
Patrick Corbin (3-3) allowed four runs with 11 hits over 5 2/3 innings for Washington, which recorded its second series sweep of the season. Brad Hand beat Anthony Santander with two runners in the ninth inning for the seventh time.
Baltimore have lost six in a row and 13 of their last 15 games. Trey Mancini went 2-4 with two RBIs and two runs.
Phillies 6, Red Sox 2
Zack Wheeler threw 7 1/3 innings, Brad Miller homered, singled and drove in three runs, and hosts Philadelphia saved the series final with a win over Boston.
Wheeler (4-2) allowed three hits and one run with 12 strokes. He joined Cleveland’s Shane Bieber as the only pitcher that season, throwing seven innings and scoring ten or more hits in two consecutive games. Odubel Herrera added three goals for the Phillies, who suffered a four-game loss.
Franchy Cordero and Rafael Devers each hit solo home runs, and Enrique Hernandez had two hits for the Red Sox, whose winning streak was broken in four games.
Yankees 5, White Sox 4
Aaron Judge drew a base-loaded walk in the ninth inning with an out for the first career walk-off RBI after Aroldis Chapman missed his first save of the season as New York closed its winning streak to six games with a win over the visit in Chicago extended.
It was the first time since Juan Miranda beat the Boston Red Sox on September 26, 2010 that the Yankees had won a walk-off with a free pass. New York’s Gleyber Torres had three hits and two RBIs, and Clint Frazier added three hits and scored a run.
The White Sox picked up Jose Abreu’s sixth and Yasmani Grandal’s seventh home races, along with Andrew Vaughn’s game-winning drive in Chapman’s ninth, his first deserved run allowed 19 games that season.
Rays 6, Blue Jays 4
Tampa Bay recorded their 10th straight win in an unconventional way, racking up three base-laden walks to highlight a ninth inning with four run in a win over hosts Toronto in Dunedin, Florida.
On his second appearance in Tampa Bay, after being traded by the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, Reliever JP Feyereisen scored his first save to the relief of Josh Fleming (4-3). Tampa Bay won the 16th time in their last 19 street games, scoring two hits and five runs in ninth place to secure the unlikely victory.
Toronto’s Teoscar Hernandez went 3-4 with a solo homer, two RBIs and two runs scored. Randal Grichuk’s two-run homer highlighted his two-goal performance for the Blue Jays, who have lost five in a row.
Marlins 5, Mets 1
Rookie Cody Poteet tossed seven scoreless innings and recorded his first major league hit on an RBI single that took hosts Miami to New York as the Marlins have won five of their last seven games, including two out of three from first place Mets.
New York, which has 16 players on the injured list, has lost six of its last nine games.
Poteet (2-0) allowed three hits – all singles – and no walks, while scoring four hits. His single was a dribbler in Miami’s second inning five times. Jordan Yamamoto (1-1) allowed five runs (four deserved) with six hits in four innings on his first appearance against his former team.
Twins 8, Indians 5 (10 innings)
Kyle Garlick hit a three-run homer in the 10th and when he visited Minnesota he won his first extra inning game of the season taking two out of three from Cleveland.
After the twin helper Hansel Robles (1-1) did not have a 5-4 lead in the ninth game, Minnesota came through with extras for the first time in nine attempts in 2021. Garlick replaced Max Kepler, whose homer out of three runs highlighted a fourth run in four runs for the twins earlier and added a shot of his own from James Karinchak from Cleveland (2-1).
Amed Rosario had four hits with two RBIs for the Indians who tied the game in ninth against Jordan Luplows Bunt, who scored Cesar Hernandez (two hits) from the third goal. -Cleveland got 11 hits but 12 runners stranded.
Braves 7, Pirates 1
Austin Riley scored two home runs to support Max Fried’s strong seven innings performance when Atlanta beat Pittsburgh as the Braves won the last three games of the four-game series, defeating the Pirates 33-3.
Riley was 2-4, scored two runs, drove in five and extended his streak to eight games. The third baseman hit a three-run homer in the first inning to center the field and added a two-run homer to right field in the third inning.
Fried (2-2) threw seven innings, allowing a run with four hits, three walks and two strikeouts. Pittsburgh’s Adam Frazier went 4-1 and extended his strike streak to nine games. Frazier is 35-for-94 (.372) with eight doubles, one triple and one home run since April 28.
Brewer 9, red 4
Kolten Wong returned from a sore foot and forearm, finishing a homer who was about to cycle. He led Milwaukee via Cincinnati when Christian Yelich shot a 0v11 skid with an RBI single and a long home run as the Brewers hit the rubber game of the three-game series.
Milwaukee finished its road trip in five games with a 2-3 record, while Cincinnati closed its homestand with seven games with just one win. Brewery manager Craig Counsell ranked second on the all-time franchise list for manager earnings at 457. Phil Garner leads with 563.
The only bright spot for Cincinnati was the continued heavy hit from the top two players. Jesse Winker and Nick Castellanos both met, combined five of Cincinnati’s six hits, and drove in all four heats.
Royals 3, Tiger 2
Carlos Santana secured a two-run homer in the ninth inning ahead of Michael Fulmer to take hosts Kansas City past Detroit as the teams celebrated “Salute to the Negro Leagues,” with the Tigers wearing the uniforms of the Detroit Stars of 1920 and the royals the 1949 Kansas City monarchs.
Kyle Zimmer (3-0) knocked out three batters in two scoreless innings of relief to claim victory. Fulmer (3-3) lost after missing his first chance in five chances.
Whit Merrifield led from ninth with an infield single before Santana scored a 1-0 pitch from Fulmer 442 feet to end the game. The Tigers wasted a stellar effort from Casey Mize, number 1 on the 2018 draft. Mize allowed a three-hit run over 6 1/3 innings, walked one, and hit six.
Rangers 3, Astros 2 (10 innings)
Adolis Garcia delivered the walk-off infield single when hosts Texas ran a three-game run against Houston in Arlington, Texas.
Garcia hit the leadoff home runs in the fifth and seventh innings, raising his season to 14. Garcia, who went 2-5 with two RBIs after posting a multi-hit game with five RBIs in the series opening game, drew the Rangers even at 4: 4 with his explosion by Astros reliever Andre Scrubb (1: 1) in the seventh.
Astro’s right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. worked mightily but completed five innings and went in line to score his second win over Texas in eleven starts. He allowed three runs with six hits and four walks with seven strokes in five innings.
Rockies 4, Diamondbacks 3
Trevor Story hit a walk-off homer to score the ninth of their two goals, and hosts Colorado beat Arizona to win the three-game series.
Story won the game when he drove a 1-1 pitch from Stefan Crichton (0: 3) over the wall in midfield. It was his fifth win of the season. The story ended in two hits, Josh Fuentes had two doubles and Daniel Bard (2-3) won with an inning of relief.
Pavin Smith scored and David Peralta had two hits for the Diamondbacks, who have lost eight in a row and their last 13 street games. Arizona starter Taylor Widener left with discomfort in the right groin in the second inning. He was activated from the 10-day list of injured before the game due to stress on the right groin.
Padres 9, Mariners 2
Fernando Tatis Jr. drove a grand slam, a solo homer, and an RBI single in six runs as San Diego completed its second undefeated nine-game homestand in franchise history with a router over Seattle.
Tatis was 3-on-3 with a walk and three runs scored. His homer, who finished second, was the 200th goal of his career, making him the fastest padre with 200 hits (173 games). Starting pitcher Yu Darvish (5-1) allowed a seven-hit run over seven innings to win his fourth straight decision.
Seattle lost a sixth straight competition and is 3-11 in their last 14 games. Mariners starter Justin Dunn had fought almost single-handedly against the Padres with a 1-1 draw over five innings. Tatis’ first homer was the only hit Dunn allowed without a decision in five innings, and Dunn’s RBI double in the fifth was his first career hit.
Angel 6, athletics 5
Shohei Ohtani hit a victim fly in the seventh inning and Justin Upton hit a starter fly in the ninth as Los Angeles rose to victory over the visit to Oakland.
Jared Walsh had a home run and two RBIs when the Angels won a second time in seven games since triple MVP Mike Trout entered the injured list with a calf strain.
Matt Olson and Seth Brown each scored a home run in the second inning for the A’s, who scored just one run over the final six innings against the Angels bullpen.
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