MLB Roundup: Giants beat Brewers in a frenzied 11-inning sport

8/8/2021 9:54:30 AM GMT + 00: 00 – LaMonte Wade Jr. delivered a green single in the 11th inning and Brandon Belt added a two-time homer, his second long ball of the game, to give the San Francisco Giants one wild 9-6 comeback win over hosts Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

From the ninth inning, the teams scored 12 runs between the leaders in the second game in the series. The Giants tied it 2-2 with a run in the top of the ninth in front of Brent Suter. Bryant opened with a single line to the left. With two outs, Avisail Garcia played Tommy La Stella’s flyball on the right-hand warning lane for an RBI triple.

After each team scored three runs on the 10th time, San Francisco scored four runs on the 11th time ahead of Sal Romano (0-1).

Jake McGee (4-2), the eighth emergency worker deployed by San Francisco, scored 11th place for the win despite Lorenzo Cain admitting an RBI single.

Yankees 5, Seafarers 4

Kyle Higashioka hit a game-defining double as a pinch hitter and kicked off with a double play as hosts New York rallied to defeat Seattle.

The aspiring Yankees won their fifth straight and tenth in their last twelve games since losing three out of four in Boston on July 22-25.

After a triple homer from Joey Gallo on Thursday and a game-winning hit from Brett Gardner in the 11th inning the following night, the Yankees rallied with a sixth run on Saturday.

Dodgers 5, angels 3

Chris Taylor double with two runs in the eighth inning when the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to defeat the Los Angeles Angels.

Taylor’s double to left midfield against Angel’s right-handed Junior Guerra (2-2) scored both Corey Seager and Will Smith. Cody Bellinger had a home run for the Dodgers, who have improved to just 10-10 since the All-Star hiatus.

Dodgers right-handed Brusdar Graterol (2-0) used a 102-mph fastball to beat pinch-hitter Shohei Ohtani with two on the base in eighth place and claim victory. Kenley Jansen made his 23rd save.

White Sox 4, young 0

Carlos Rodon hit 11 thugs in five goalless innings and the Chicago White Sox pulled away to beat the hosts Chicago Cubs.

Cesar Hernandez and Jose Abreu each played for the White Sox, who won their second game in a row against their Crosstown rivals and will start on Sunday night.

Rodon (9-5) grabbed a two-game slip and scored his first win since July 18 against the Houston Astros. He allowed two hits and walked two with his 11 strikeouts, two short of a season high.

Blue Jays 1, Red Sox 0 (Game 1)

Marcus Semien ran through the end of the seventh inning to lead hosts Toronto to a walk-off win over Boston in the first game of a double header.

Semien hit Matt Barnes’ first throw (5-3) over the wall in left field for his 26th homer of the season. Toronto won the first two competitions in the series with four games.

Jordan Romano (5-1) took the win after recording two strikeouts in the top of the seventh inning. Toronto left-hander Robbie Ray allowed two hits and two walks while hitting five in six innings.

Red Sox 2, Blue Jays 1 (Game 2, 8 innings)

Jonathan Arauz kicked off in the eighth inning, and the Boston visit defeated Toronto to win a double-headed split.

Arauz sporadically against Adam Cimber (2-3) to score Franchy Cordero, who started the extra inning at second base.

In the lower round of 16, Marcus Semien’s flyout against Adam Ottavino enabled Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who started second, to finish third. Guerrero finished in third place after Bo Bichette’s Groundout in second place. Teoscar Hernandez struck to end the game.

Phillies 5, Mets 3

Odubel Herrera homered, doubled up and drove in three runs to lift hosts Philadelphia past New York.

Brad Miller has also homered twice and tapped in two runs for the fiery Phillies, who have won seven in a row and extended their lead on the Mets to one and a half games in the National League East. Alec Böhm contributed two hits.

The last game of the three-game series takes place on Sunday afternoon.

Astros 4, Gemini 0

Yordan Alvarez finished the fastest of 50 home runs in the club’s history, while rookie right-handed Luis Garcia turned six goalless innings when Houston beat Visiting Minnesota.

Garcia (8-6) allowed only two hits as he drove to his maiden win as he threw six goalless innings against the Cleveland Indians on July 20. He hit the side in the second inning and fanned out two strokes in both the third and fifth. Generating 18 swings and misses during the night.

Alvarez doubled the Astros 1-0 lead with his lead-off blast against Twins right-hander Michael Pineda in the lower quarter. Alvarez drilled a 427-foot laser to direct midfield for his 22nd homer of the season and 50th in 184 career games. Lance Berkman, who was inducted into the Astros’ Hall of Fame the previous Saturday, took 231 games to hit 50 career homers.

August 7, 2021; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (9) is greeted by midfielder LaMonte Wade Jr (31) after scoring a double home run against the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field in the eleventh inning. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

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Athletics 12, Rangers 3

Matt Olson and Matt Chapman contributed two RBI doubles to a third seven-run inning that put hosts Oakland in the fast lane to rage over Texas.

A rookies Yan Gomes, Josh Harrison and Starling Marte combined for seven hits, four runs and seven RBIs the win that was Oakland’s third in a row – and the least dramatic of the three, after two straight wins.

The Rangers tried to end a skid they lost four games and got an early jump on A starter Cole Irvin (8:10) as Yonny Hernandez Singles and Adolis Garcia made a double home run, his 24 inning.

Rays 12, Orioles 3

Brandon Lowe scored a grand slam from the foul pole in left field, and Nelson Cruz, Wander Franco and Yandy Diaz also scored when they beat Baltimore in Tampa Bay.

Left-handed Shane McClanahan (6-4) – a native of Baltimore – threw seven strong innings, allowing three runs, five hits and one walk while hitting eight.

Baltimore starter Spenser Watkins (2-3) went six innings. He gave up five runs (four earned) on eight hits with four strikeouts and no walks.

Padres 6, Diamondbacks 2

Manny Machado hit a single tie-break single to trigger an eighth inning, four-run that took hosts San Diego by past Arizona.

Machado and Eric Hosmer hit home runs for the Padres. Drew Pomeranz (1-0), who scored a goalless tip of eighth place ahead of Yu Darvish, earned the win. Darvish gave up two runs on four hits with 12 strikeouts in seven innings.

Christian Walker hit a two-time homer for Arizona. Reliever Brett de Geus (2-1) gave up two singles, including Machado’s, in the eighth and accepted the defeat.

Reds 11, pirates 3

Jesse Winker hit it off for his 23rd home run and hit a career high with six RBIs to bring Cincinnati to Pittsburgh for another visit.

Joey Votto and Nick Castellanos also homered while Jonathan India hit the base four times for the aspiring Reds, who have won 11 of 15 and are a season high of nine games over .500 at 60-51.

Votto and Winker now share the lead in the home runs for the Reds, who have beaten the Pirates in the first three games of the series with 28: 7 and in six games this season in Cincinnati with 58:15.

Nationals 3, Braves 2

Rookie catcher Riley Adams delivered a two-outs, two-run homer to trigger a three-run rally in the ninth inning and lift Washington over hosts Atlanta.

Adams, who was taken over by Toronto at close of trading, hit Atlanta’s first pitch closer to Will Smith (3-6) over the fence in left field for his first career home run. The win ended Washington’s five-game winning streak and Atlanta’s four-game winning streak.

Washington starter Josiah Gray worked five innings, allowing two runs, one earned, on four hits, two walks, and a career-high 10 strikeouts. Andres Machado (1-0) beat two in a goalless inning and Kyle Finnegan made a perfect ninth for his third save.

Cardinals 5, Royals 2

Matt Carpenter and Lars Nootbaar delivered tricky RBIs as hosts St. Louis fell to .500 for the eighth time since July 19 by defeating Kansas City.

Yadier Molina rode in two runs and Nolan Arenado added a solo homer. Cardinal’s starting pitcher, Kwang Hyun Kim, allowed two runs in four hits and two walks in four innings. Luis Garcia (1-0) followed with two goalless innings to victory.

The Royals fell for the sixth time in eight games on their nine-game road trip. Starting pitcher Brad Keller (7-11) worked into the sixth inning, but allowed five runs on seven hits and five walks while retracting 15 batters.

Tiger 2, Indian 1

Tyler Alexander threw 5 1/3 shutout innings on his longest outing of the season to help Detroit beat hosts Cleveland in the second game of their three-game streak.

Alexander (2-1) allowed four hits, hit four and didn’t take a hit. Michael Fulmer, Kyle Funkhouser and Jose Cisnero combined the Indians for 2 2/3 innings before Gregory Soto tossed the ninth for his 13th save. Zack Short and Akil Baddoo drove with the Tigers.

Wilson Ramos, who made his Indians debut after being released by the Tigers in June, had three hits including a solo homer in the ninth to break the shutout. Cleveland rookie right-handed Eli Morgan (1-4) went seven innings, allowing two runs and six hits. He turned down three and went one.

Rockies 7, Marlins 4

Brendan Rodgers had a double to extend his hitting streak to 14 games before leaving with an injured hand, Connor Joe made four runs, and Colorado beat Miami in Denver.

Austin Gomber (9-6) had nine strikeouts in six shutout innings, and Charlie Blackmon, CJ Cron, Joe and Trevor Story each had two hits for the Rockies.

Rodgers left the game after being hit by a pitch on his right hand in the sixth inning. Daniel Bard threw the ninth for his 18th parade in 24 occasions.

–Field-level media

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