MLB round-up: Purple Sox finish sweep of Yankees

6/28/2021 5:20:47 AM GMT + 00: 00 – Enrique Hernandez and Rafael Devers homered Gerrit Cole in a first four-run inning, and the Boston Red Sox ended a three-game sweep with a 9-2 win about visiting New York Yankees on Sunday afternoon.

Devers finished with three hits and four RBIs, and JD Martinez and Christian Vazquez also went deep as the Red Sox improved to 6-0 against the Yankees. Boston surpassed their rivals 36-17 in the season streak.

Aaron Judge homered and DJ LeMahieu had two hits for New York. Cole (8-4) gave up a season high of six runs (five earned) on eight hits and two walks over five innings and knocked out six.

Eduardo Rodriguez (6-4) allowed two runs on five hits and no walks over six innings. He punched out eight.

Phillies 4, Mets 2

Zack Wheeler played seven scoreless innings against his former team and Philadelphia stayed over hosts New York to save a split in a tight four-game streak.

Wheeler (6-4) made his sixth start against the Mets, with whom he won 44 games from 2013-19. The right-handed allowed four hits and two walks and hit eight to temporarily take the lead in the National League in strikeouts. It was the tenth time that season that Wheeler pitched at least seven innings.

Pete Alonso had three hits and an RBI single in eighth and Kevin Pillar hit a solo homer in ninth for the Mets. Marcus Stroman (6-6), who left his previous start with a sore left hip, fought his way through three innings. He allowed four runs (two earned) on five hits.

Athletics 6, Giants 2

Cole Irvin pitched eight shutout innings and Aramis Garcia contributed two hits and two RBIs, which together help Oakland visitors save a three-game set win with a win over San Francisco.

Irvin (6-7) faced the Giants for the first time in his three-year career and allowed only three singles in the second eight-inning of his career, including two by Darin Ruf. Irvin went two and struck eight

The Giants, who started the day with a winning streak of five games, each received two hits from Ruf and Buster Posey.

Dodgers 7, cubs 1

Zach McKinstry scored a Grand Slam and Clayton Kershaw hit a season high of 13 when Los Angeles passed and visited Chicago.

Cody Bellinger added a two-run home run in a second six-run inning when the Dodgers won their third straight game against the Cubs to top a four-game series. Kershaw (9-7) abandoned a single season run of eight innings with four hits and one walk when he won for the second time in his last six starts.

Javier Baez scored a home run for the Cubs, while right-hander Adbert Alzolay only lasted three innings and gave up six runs (four earned) on five hits with three walks and three strikeouts.

Blue jay 5, Orioles 2

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Cavan Biggio scored in the double run and Toronto defeated Baltimore in Buffalo.

Toronto starter Ross Stripling (3-4) allowed two runs, six hits and one walk in over five innings while cutting three. Jordan Romano threw ninth place and secured his sixth save. The Blue Jays won three out of four games against the Orioles.

Baltimore starter Jorge Lopez (2-10) allowed five runs, 10 hits and four walks in 4 2/3 innings. Ryan Mountcastle scored his 13th homer of the season for the Orioles.

Braves 4, red 0

Ronald Acuna Jr. takes revenge

Muller and five Relievers kept the Reds on two hits, while the Braves hit more than three runs for the first time in 10 games since a 9-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on June 18.

Left-hander Müller (1: 1) was called up to start after Charlie Morton was pushed back on Tuesday to take on the Mets.

Tiger 2, Astros 1 (10 innings)

Robbie Grossman took home the win with a squeeze play at the end of the 10th inning, giving hosts Detroit a win over Houston.

With an out and Akil Baddoo on third base, Grossman put down a bunt to score Baddoo, a courtesy runner who started the inning on second base and then finished third after a groundout from Jonathan Schoop.

Detroit starter Tarik Skubal limited Houston to one run with one hit in seven innings, knocking out nine. Houston starter Jake Odorizzi threw five goalless innings and allowed two hits. Baddoo had an RBI single for the Tigers, which deserved a split of the four-game series.

Angel 6, rays 4

Shohei Ohtani and Phil Gosselin each went 3 for 4 and combined for five RBIs to lead Los Angeles to a comeback win against hosts Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Gosselin gave the green light, solo home run to the left in the top of the last sixteen Matt Wisler (1-3). Ohtani drove in three runs, crowned by his 25th home run of the season – a 384-foot solo kick against left field – in the top of the ninth inning.

Tony Watson (3-3) took the victory with relief and Raisel Iglesias made his 13th save. The Angels had a five-game losing streak, beating the Rays for the first time in seven games this season. The loss also stopped the Rays’ winning streak in four games.

Nationals 5, Marlins 1

Trea Turner and Josh Bell homered as part of a quadruple, groundbreaking sixth innings that Washington led over hosts Miami to split the four-game series.

Max Scherzer (7-4) earned the win by beating seven batter in six innings and allowing five hits, two walks and one run. Washington, which has won 11 of its last 14 games, received superb relief from Tanner Rainey, Austin Voth and Brad Hand, who held Miami on hit, walk and no runs in three near-perfect innings.

Sandy Alcantara (4-7) suffered the defeat and is now 1-6 in his career against Washington. Alcantara, who stood 2-1 with a 1.19 ERA in his four starts before Sunday, only lasted 5 1/3 innings. He allowed six hits, three walks and five runs, four earned.

Brewers 5, Rockies 0

Eric Lauer allowed two hits over six shutout innings, while Keston Hiura homed and drove in three runs, and surging Milwaukee completed its homecoming from Colorado in three games.

Omar Narvaez has scored a two-run homer during a sixth inning for the National League Central’s leading Brewers who are currently in their third winning streak of five games of the season. The Brewers have won seven out of eight after losing five games.

The Rockies, meanwhile, made it to just four singles, beating four Milwaukee pitchers ten times, while losing for the sixth time in seven games. Colorado is a dismal 6-31 on the road where it has now been swept in six series this season.

Mariners 3, White Sox 2 (completed game)

Taylor Trammell scored two home runs, including kicking off in the ninth inning, to bring Seattle to a win over hosts Chicago in a game that started Saturday but was suspended due to heavy rain.

Ty France also played for Seattle. Mariners right-hander Paul Sewald (5: 2) took the victory with relief. Leury Garcia and Yasmani Grandal each had an RBI for the White Sox. Chicago’s right-hander Liam Hendriks (3-2) suffered the defeat.

The Mariners’ left-handed Hector Santiago became the first player to be disqualified for violating Major League Baseball’s Foreign Substance Rule since umpires began addressing the issue this month.

White Sox 7, Mariners 5 (7 innings)

Zack Collins hit two doubles and drove in four runs and Yermin Mercedes added one double and three RBIs as hosts Chicago landed a double head split by beating Seattle.

The White Sox, 2-7 in their last nine games, allowed four runs in the last two innings, including a three-run homer from Mitch Haniger, but Liam Hendricks came to score the last two outs and his 20th . Winning pitcher Aaron Bummer (1-4) hit an inning of scoreless relief.

Haniger had two of Seattle’s four hits and scored twice to go with his three RBIs. Robert Dugger took on the loss for the Mariners. He pitched the first 2 2/3 innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits and two walks. He fanned out two.

Rangers 4, Royals 1

Joey Gallo had an early two-run home run and Jordan Lyles took his first win in nearly a month and a half when Texas beat Visiting Kansas City to complete a three-game sweep.

The Rangers have won four of their last five games while Kansas City has lost five in a row. Texas finished a 10-game homestand going a combined 5-5 against the Twins, Athletics and Royals. The Rangers outperformed Kansas City 21-5 in the teams’ streak.

Lyles (3-5) took the Rangers victory, enabled a run, and distributed seven hits in seven innings of work. Lyles fanned four and went no batter while scoring his first win since May 17; since then he has had four non-decisions and two defeats.

Pirates 7, Cardinals 2

Max Kranick threw five perfect innings on his big league debut when he defeated St. Louis in Pittsburgh.

Kranick (1-0) only needed 50 pitches to score 15 outs and take the win. He left the game after a 64-minute rain delay.

The Pirates won three out of four games in the series. You have won a total of six of the last nine games.

Padres 5, Diamondbacks 4

Fernando Tatis Jr. scored a tie-break double over the third in the bottom of the seventh when San Diego beat the Arizona guest in a rubber match of a three-game series.

The Diamondbacks had scored three runs in the top of the seventh with the help of a Tatis throwing error and took the lead 4-2.

But Jurickson Profar opened the inning with a pinch-hit single against Matt Peacock of Arizona. Tommy Pham, who had opened the game with a home run by Diamondbacks starter Zac Gallen, isolated and brought Padres to first and third place.

Gemini 8, Indian 2

Sam Hentges’ homecoming in Minnesota didn’t go as he’d hoped when Cleveland’s rookie pitcher was shaken up after a loss to the host twins.

Hentges, who grew up about 20 miles from downtown Minneapolis and won a high school state title at Target Field in 2014, only held 3 1/3 innings and left the game 4-1.

The Indians replaced Hentges (1-2) with two ons and one out.

–Field-level media

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