MLB round-up: Phils, Mets cut up after Aaron Nola’s Strikeout-Spree

6/26/2021 07:35:00 GMT + 00: 00 – Dominic Smith’s RBI single in the eighth inning brought the New York Mets to a 2-1 win over the Phillies in Friday’s double header opening and ruined a historic strikeout appearance by Aaron Nola from Philadelphia.

The Mets, who had lost a 0-1 defeat in seventh place before Francisco Lindor’s RBI single.

The rally cost Nola victory on a historic day for the right turn. He joined Tom Seaver’s major league record by hitting 10 straight bats and later provided the Phillies’ only RBI with a double in the fifth inning.

After the first two New York Batters hit base, Nola hit the next 10 hitters on 46 pitches to tie the April 22, 1970 record when Seaver beat the last 10 San Diego Padres Batters he faced in a Mets 2 -1 faced victory.

Phillies 2, Mets 1 (game 2, 8 innings)

Odubel Herrera’s run-scoring groundout in the eighth inning lifted Philadelphia over the hosts to split the teams’ twin bill.

The Phillies won only a third time in 10 games. The Mets lost seven out of 11. Bryce Harper homered to break a goalless tie in the sixth before the Mets tied the game in the bottom of the seventh on James McCann’s victim flight against Archie Bradley (3-1).

In the top eight against Sean Reid-Foley (2-1), Automatic Runner Rafael Marchan finished third with a groundout and achieved third place with Herrera’s sharp shot. Luis Guillorme couldn’t use the grounder properly and lost a chance to get Marchan on the plate. Hector Neris threw a perfect bottom of the eighth eight for his eleventh save.

Red Sox 5, Yankees 3

Hunter Renfroe drove in two runs and recorded a key on the record on a throw from right field and led the Bostoner past his visit to New York. The Red Sox made a two-game skid ahead of their first sell-out of the year at full capacity.

Xander Bogaerts also had two RBIs as the Red Sox improved to 4-0 against the Yankees that season. DJ LeMahieu drove two runs for the Yankees, who have only lost for the third time in their last 10 games.

The Red Sox had just taken a 4-3 lead with a Renfroe victim fly in the third inning when Gio Urshela led the fourth with a double. The next batsman, Miguel Andujar (three hits), pocketed to the right and Urshela was waved home, but Renfroe grabbed the ball and shot Urshela on the plate in time.

Brewers 5, Rockies 4 (11 innings)

Willy Adames scored a two-run home run in ninth and Keston Hiura made a sacrificial flight in eleventh when Milwaukee overcame a late four-run deficit to beat the Colorado visit.

Adames finished with three hits and Kolten Wong had two for the Brewers. Joshua Fuentes had a two-pass homer for the Rockies.

The teams combined 31 strikeouts, with the Brewers fanning 16 times.

Braves 3, Reds 2

Guillermo Heredia homered and made a spectacular catch late, while Drew Smyly resumed his rise in June with six solid innings holding Atlanta to beat Cincinnati.

Dansby Swanson added a solo homer for the Braves, who leveled off the four-game weekend streak and leveled their record 3-3 on their eight-game road trip.

Smyly (5-3) won his third straight start, allowing only one run and six hits. He now has a 3-0 mark with a 3.16 ERA over five June starts. Will Smith threw a two-out double on his 16th save in the ninth game.

Giants 2, A 0

Curt Casali had a home run and Johnny Cueto defeated Sean Manaea when San Francisco opened a three-game home series against Oakland with one win.

Brandon Crawford took a team lead of 50 RBIs on a run scoring single, and Jake McGee made his 15th save to complete San Francisco’s leading 11th shutout in the Major League.

Cueto (6-3) hid the A’s on five hits over seven innings. He went one and hit six. Manaea (6-4) gave up a run on three hits in six innings. He went three and struck seven.

Marlins 11, Nationals 2

Miguel Rojas homered and finished with a season high of four RBIs when Miami lost a four-game streak with a win over visiting Washington.

Nationals left fielder Kyle Schwarber went 3-for-4, hitting a solo homer, his 13th thing in 14 games and his ninth in six competitions. His homer was the main highlight for Washington, which broke its five-game winning streak.

Miami removed Garrett Cooper from the injured list, and he went 3-for-4 with four runs, two RBIs, a homer, a double and a walk. It was his first game since his back injury on Jan.

Orioles 6, Blue Jays 5 (10 innings)

Pat Valaika left with loaded bases and two outs in the 10th inning to force the go-ahead when Baltimore returned to beat Toronto in Buffalo to end their 20-game street losing streak.

06/25/2021; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Atlanta Braves midfielder Guillermo Heredia (left) celebrates with left fielder Abraham Almonte (center) and right fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. (right) after their victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

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The Orioles shared the game with four runs in the eighth and took the win in the tenth when Trent Thornton (1-3) of Toronto left with three thugs. That forced Trey Mancini home, who started the inning at second base.

Paul Fry (1-2) threw Baltimore a perfect finish in ninth place. Cole Sulser fought his second save despite marching Bo Bichette on foot to with Marcus Semien in second place on 10th. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. then landed in a double, and Teoscar Hernandez beat with the swing.

Rays 4, angel 3

Austin Meadows and Kevin Kiermaier each went 3 for 4, leading Tampa Bay to a win over Los Angeles in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The Rays won their third straight win after losing their previous seven, and Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash took his 500th career win.

Shohei Ohtani and Anthony Rendon’s solo homers in the first inning weren’t enough for the Angels, whose losing streak reached four games.

Mariners 9, White Sox 3

Luis Torrens hit two home runs with two runs and Jake Fraley also hit with a two-run shot to secure 5 2/3 innings from Yusei Kikuchi and lift Seattle over Chicago.

Seattle defeated Chicago 14-6 on their way to a ninth win in 11 games. The White Sox were beaten by 45-18 points while losing six out of seven.

Kikuchi (5-3) retired 10 of the first 11 thugs he faced, with Yasmani Grandal’s solo home run in the second marking the only early blemish against him. White Sox left-handed Carlos Rodon (6-3) scattered three runs and five hits in five innings with four walks and eight strikeouts.

Rangers 9, Royals 4

Texas scored four runs in the fourth and five in the sixth to beat Kansas City in the start of a three-game run in Arlington, Texas.

In the fourth game with 1-0, Texas lost four against starter Mike Minor (6-5), who had only scored two goals up to this point. He was hit hard again to open the sixth and eventually gave up all nine runs in eleven hits and two walks in more than five innings.

Dane Dunning (3-6) went over five innings and took his first win in his last five decisions. Dunning allowed two runs on five hits with four strikeouts.

Twins 8, Indians 7

Luis Arraez went 3-for-4 with two triples, a double and three RBIs and Alex Kirilloff homered when Minnesota beat Cleveland in Minneapolis.

Andrelton Simmons went 2-for-3 in three runs, Josh Donaldson drove in two runs, and Nick Gordon added two hits for Minnesota, which won for the sixth time in eight games.

Amed Rosario, Bobby Bradley, Eddie Rosario and Josh Naylor each returned for Cleveland. Nick Wittgren (2-2) gave up two runs in his lone inning to take the loss.

Pirates 5, Cardinals 4

Jacob Stallings and Phillip Evans both ran two runs and Wil Crowe (1-4) took his first major league win when Pittsburgh beat hosts St. Louis.

The Pirates won for the fifth time in seven games, while the tumbling Cardinals lost their fifth game in a row and their seventh in eight tries. Crowe (1-4) allowed four runs in eight hits and two walks in five innings. Richard Rodriguez finished the game on his tenth save.

Cardinals reliever Jake Woodford (1-1) suffered the defeat after allowing the tiebreaker in the fifth inning. Nolan Arenado scored the 250th homer of his career, and Dylan Carlson also went deep for St. Louis.

Padres 11, Diamondbacks 5

Fernando Tatis Jr. hit three of host San Diego’s five home runs, helping to extend the Arizona Major League record for consecutive road losses to 24 games.

The win marked the Padres’ eighth consecutive win to open a 10-game homestand. The Diamondbacks have lost a total of 20 of their last 21 games.

Tatis’ first two homers were both part of consecutive sets as the Padres took the lead 4-0 and 6-3. Tommy Pham and Jake Cronenworth also went deep for San Diego, and Tatis finished 4-for-5 with four RBIs and four runs. He also tied Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for his first in the majors with 25 home runs this season.

Dodgers 6, Cubs 2

AJ Pollock and Max Muncy hit two runs in the eighth inning to lead Los Angeles to a win over Visiting Chicago.

Six Relievers combined to give up just one run in the last five innings and help the Dodgers end a streak of four games. Blake Treinen (2-3) allowed one hit, hitting two in 1 2/3 innings of shutout relief to deserve the win.

Chicago starter Jake Arrieta allowed two runs and five hits in five innings. He struck four and went three. Kris Bryant homered for the Cubs who used four pitchers not to hit the Dodgers in Thursday’s series opener.

–Field-level media

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