2021-07-11 07:54:41 GMT + 00: 00 – Justin Turner and Mookie Betts each scored Grand Slams as the Los Angeles Dodgers hit a season high of eight home runs in a record-breaking 22-1 win over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Dodgers starter Walker Buehler put up six scoreless innings as Los Angeles gave the win an all-star game feel. The 22 runs achieved were a record for the Los Angeles Dodgers recorded in Colorado in July 2001. Saturday was a club record for runs scored in a game at Dodger Stadium.
AJ Pollock and Albert Pujols each scored two home runs for the Dodgers, who had a season high of 21 hits. Cody Bellinger and Pollock had back-to-back home runs in the first inning as the Dodgers scored five runs in the opening frame and nine runs in the second.
Diamondbacks starter Caleb Smith gave up nine runs while recording only three outs in an inning with a plus. Smith (2-6) gave up six hits, with three walks and a strikeout.
Phillies 11, Red Sox 2
Jean Segura opened the game with a home run, adding a single during an eighth inning with eight runs, which Philadelphia led in a blowout win against hosts Boston.
Segura (3-for-5) assumed a 13-hit attack as the Phillies recovered from an 11-5 defeat in the series opener on Friday. Alec Bohm hit a double homer, and Bryce Harper and Rhys Hoskins also finished two RBIs. Xander Bogaerts homered for the Red Sox, who lost three out of four. Boston was held to four hits.
Philadelphia went 3-2 in the eighth before sending 13 men onto the plate in the inning to open the game. Hoskins and Harper each hit a double with two rounds to highlight the breakout. Red Sox reliever Josh Taylor was marked for four runs in the frame to end his streak of 26 consecutive goalless appearances.
Indians 14, Royals 6
Oscar Mercado and Cesar Hernandez each delivered a triple homer, and Roberto Perez and Jose Ramirez also went deep into the role of Cleveland over Kansas City when Mercado added an RBI single and joined Harold Ramirez with three hits each for the Indians, those with 17.
Breaking out for a season high in runs, Cleveland has won eight straight wins against Kansas City for the first time since the 2016 season. Cal Quantrill (1-2) took his first win since August 10, 2020 after allowing three runs with five hits in six innings.
Salvador Perez started a double homer and Andrew Benintendi also went well below his three hits for the Royals who have lost 15 of their last 18 games overall and 12 in a row on the road. Starter Mike Minor (6-8) accepted the defeat for Kansas City.
Yankees 1, Astros 0
Gerrit Cole made a triumphant return at Minute Maid Park and New York made a solo homerun for Aaron Judge Stand in their street win over Houston.
The Yankees won the season streak by sending the Astros to their second straight shutout loss and third of the season. Houston has put on a run in the last three games.
Cole (9-4), a four-time All-Star and Cy Young Award runner-up in two seasons with the Astros, made his second start against Houston after going to the Bronx after the 2019 World Series.
Richter hit his 21st home run 419 feet into left midfield for the lone run of the competition.
Cardinals 6, cubs 0
Paul Goldschmidt, Tommy Edman and Paul DeJong each came to power in the fifth inning to take St. Louis over the hosts, while Matt Carpenter also drove in a run that left the series with one win apiece for the Cardinals’ first win equalized in five games at Wrigley Field that season.
The Cubs were ruled out for the second time in three games and for the eighth time this season. Chicago has lost 13 of its last 15. The Cardinals left-handed Kwang Hyun Kim (4-5) took his third win in a row. He threw six goalless innings, allowed five hits and one walk while hitting seven.
Cubs right-handed Zach Davies (5-6) gave up three runs on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. He went two and hit three before giving way to left-handed Adam Morgan, who allowed two runs in a third of an inning
Reds 4, Brewers 3
Eugenio Suarez opened the ninth inning with a tie homer ahead of Josh Hader as the Cincinnati guest survived a late lead to beat Milwaukee in a three-throw game.
Suarez gave the Reds a 4-3 lead as he opened the ninth by pounding a 2-0 96 mph fastball from Hader (3-1) well over the right midfield fence. It was the third base player’s 18th homer and the first against Milwaukee that season.
Suarez’s homer came shortly after Tyrone Taylor hit a two-run timing homer in the eighth ahead of Brad Brach.
Mariners 2, angels 0
Chris Flexen continued his championship at T-Mobile Park when Seattle beat Visiting Los Angeles.
Flexen (8-3) threw seven scoreless innings of three-hit ball, with two walks and six strikeouts. The right-handed improved to 6-2 at home where his ERA is 1.76.
Drew Steckenrider knocked out the team in eighth and right-handed Paul Sewald made a 1-2-3 ninth for his second save of the season. Luis Torrens from Seattle went 3-2 with a triple and drove in one run.
Rockies 3, Padres 0
Colorado All-Star right-handed German Marquez knocked out San Diego over seven innings and scored the first run of the game when the visiting Rockies hid the Padres to level their three-game streak 1-1.
Marquez (8-6) only spent one step, knocking out nine padres. He threw 86 pitches with 58 for strikes. Marquez beat the team in the fourth run while withdrawing 10 Padres in a row.
Padres starter Joe Musgrove (5-7) gave up two runs (one deserved) on five hits and two walks, with six strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings.
Rays 5, blue jay 2
Brandon Lowe hit two home runs to lead hosts Tampa Bay to a win over Toronto.
Lowe scored his first with a solo blast in the first inning to give Tampa Bay an early 1-0 lead. Then, with the Rays 2-2 in the third and Kevin Kiermaier on base, Lowe picked up his second of the day.
Starting pitcher Ryan Yarbrough (6-3) went five innings and gave up two runs of five hits with four strikeouts. Tampa Bay has won six games in a row and is heading to the series sweep on Sunday afternoon. Marcus Semien drove his 22nd home run of the season for Toronto.
Twins 9, Tigers 4
Jorge Polanco scored a home run in three runs, and Alex Kirilloff also had a homered as Minnesota recovered from 4-0 deficit in the sixth inning to beat Detroit at Minneapolis.
Luis Arraez won 3-for-5 with a two-run single and Nelson Cruz scored 3-for-3 with one walk and one run for Minnesota, which has won 12 in its last 15 games with the Tigers.
Zack Short went 2 for 3 with a homerun and two RBIs and Niko Goodrum also homered for Detroit.
Pirates 6, Mets 2 (Game 1)
Tyler Anderson went out of his way to visit Pittsburgh, throw five solid innings and kick off a double-headed start in the Pirates’ win over New York.
The Pirates won for the fourth time in six games after losing six in a row, while the Mets, who played their 10th major league double-header, lost only for the third time in their last eight games.
Anderson becomes the first pitcher to meet the homer who put his team in the lead since the Mets ‘Noah Syndergaard for the only run in the Mets’ 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Aug.
Mets 4, Pirates 2 (Game 2)
Pete Alonso continued to warm up for Monday’s home run derby by homering for the second straight time when his solo shot in the third inning made the difference when New York saved a double header with a win over Pittsburgh.
The Mets never stayed behind at nightcap when Jeff McNeil double with two runs in the first inning for rookie Max Kranick. Alonso smoked a line drive off the scoreboard in the left field with two outs in the third. It was the 17th homer of the season but only the third at Citi Field for Alonso.
Jacob Stallings hit Seth Lugo with a long solo homer in the sixth round to pull the Pirates into a run again, but Billy McKinney insured the bottom half with a pinch-hit RBI single.
Giants 10, Nationals 4
Right-handed Anthony DeSclafani went through six shutout innings after San Francisco matched the first and third large innings en route to a win over visiting Washington.
Thairo Estrada went 4-for-5 with three RBIs, while All-Star Brandon Crawford racked up a single, a double and his 18th home run for the Giants, who won their third straight win.
DeSclafani (10-3) recorded a tenth career win by limiting the Nationals to three singles and one walk in his six innings. He deleted six. Alcides Escobar started a triple for Washington with two runs under two hits.
White Sox 8, Orioles 3
Brian Goodwin homed and drove in three runs while Leury Garcia hit two more when the Chicago visit defeated Baltimore.
Goodwin went 4 for 5 with those three RBIs and two runs scored. He also competed in five races in the first two games of this series. Garcia went 2 for 5 with his two RBIs.
Starter Lucas Giolito (7-6) went 5 1/3 innings and hit nine. He gave up two runs on six hits and kept the Baltimore offensive calm. Domingo Leyba had two hits and two RBIs for Baltimore.
A’s 8, Rangers 4
Jed Lowrie hit one of Oakland’s four homers and delivered a tie-break single during an eleventh four-run inning when the Texas athletics outlasted in Arlington, Texas.
Lowrie, who also doubled, broke a 4-4 tie with his run-scoring hit on right field in 11. After Matt Olson scored on a wild pitch from Spencer Patton (0-1), Lowrie came up with Stephen Piscotty’s double Homer home, who even helped the A’s that final three-game set before the All-Star break.
Sean Murphy and Seth Brown (2-for-3) defeated Oakland’s second consecutive solo homer, who finished 8th with 3-2.
Braves 5, Marlins 4
Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs, leading Atlanta to a win over Miami based on an injury to Ronald Acuna Jr.
Acuna, Atlanta’s all-star right fielder, was carted off the field in the fifth inning after suffering a right knee injury. The severity of the injury was initially not disclosed. Acuna was injured while chasing what became Jazz Chisholms Homer in the park.
Freeman, who went 2 for 4, has two homers in two games in that series and 35 for his career against the Marlins. Three Miami players – Jazz Chisholm Jr., Garrett Cooper, and Adam Duvall – each had two hits.
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