MLB Roundup: Manny Machado’s 5 RBIs Decide Up COVID-19 Plagued Padres

Manny Machado hit a two-run homer and a three-run triple and led the San Diego Padres to an 8-1 win over the Colorado Rockies in Denver on Tuesday night.

Reliever Miguel Diaz (1-0) threw three innings for San Diego without Fernando Tatis Jr. The star shortstop tested positive for the coronavirus, as did Wil Myers, who was pulled out of the game in the third inning. Both were put on the COVID-19 injured list. Eric Hosmer was also removed from the game in the seventh inning due to contact tracing and subsequently accepted into the COVID-19 IL, as was two pre-game teammates, utility men Jurickson Profar and Jorge Mateo.

The Rockies, who scored a total of just three hits against five pitchers, have lost four in a row and only scored one run in their last two games.

Colorado starter Antonio Senzatela (1-4) was activated from the 10-day injured list after recovering from right groin strain and looked fine until he got into trouble in the sixth inning. He allowed four runs with seven hits and two walks in more than five innings while scoring four hits.

Diamondbacks 11, Marlins 3

Madison Bumgarner tossed seven scoreless innings, Asdrubal Cabrera went 4-5 with a triple homer, and Nick Ahmed hit his first homer of the season to lead Arizona over Miami in Miami.

Bumgarner (4-2) allowed four hits and no walks while hitting nine batters that season. He pulled back the last nine batters he faced, and he also had a sacrificial fly for his first RBI of the season. In consecutive starts against Miami, Bumgarner has allowed only six hits, no walks and one run while hitting 16 batters in 13 innings.

Miami’s Jesus Aguilar finished the 3v4 race with two doubles and a homer with two runs and hit his big fly after Bumgarner left.

Dodgers 6, Mariners 4

Gavin Lux scored a triple home run in the eighth inning as Los Angeles fought for a win over the Seattle visit at the start of an interleague series with two games.

Max Muncy scored a home run for the Dodgers and Corey Seager had a two-run single in the seventh inning as the Dodgers won a second time in their last seven games and a third time in their last eleven games.

Mitch Haniger scored two home runs for the Mariners and Yusei Kikuchi hit a career high of 11. Kyle Seager had a two run home run when the Mariners fell for the second time in three games against the Dodgers.

Cardinals 6, Brewers 1 (11 innings)

Paul Goldschmidt hit a homer with two runs in the 11th inning and Tyler O’Neill followed with a blast of three runs to visit St. Louis via Milwaukee.

Alex Reyes (2-0), the Cardinals’ fifth pitcher, worked two scoreless innings to win. He went three and fanned out five. The Cardinals won for the 14th time in 18 games.

Brewer starter Freddy Peralta scored just one goal in seven goalless innings. He struck eight and went only one. Brad Boxberger (0-1) allowed the five 11th inning runs, four of which were earned.

Astros 5, angel 1

Michael Brantley delivered an RBI single before Yuli Gurriel added a triple home run in the eighth inning when Houston beat Los Angeles at home.

Brantley hit Jose Altuve with his goal against Alex Claudio and scored a 1-1 draw that resulted from a stunning pitching duel between Astro’s right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. (3-1) and Angel’s right-hander Shohei Ohtani. Gurriel followed two batters later with a brace into the Crawford Boxes on the left for his sixth home run.

Kyle Tucker hit an opposing homer who cleared Ohtani out of the way in the fifth inning before Taylor Ward knotted the game with his solo shot to get McCullers out of the way in the eighth inning. Tucker secured his seventh home run while Ward recorded his second of 2021.

White Sox 9, Twins 3

Yasmani Grandal hit a three run homer, Jose Abreu added a two run shot and Chicago overwhelmed the Minnesota visit.

Tim Anderson, Adam Eaton, Leury Garcia and Nick Madrigal ran in one run apiece for the White Sox, who won their fourth game in a row to achieve their longest winning streak of the season.

Jorge Polanco faced the twins, who lost five out of six. Minnesota scored the first three runs of the game before Chicago scored nine unanswered hits.

Tiger 8, Royals 7

Robbie Grossman tore a single with two outs and one runs scoring at the end of ninth place to host the rally in Detroit after missing a seven run lead over Kansas City.

Grossman had five RBIs, including a triple triple. Akil Baddoo hit the base five times, scored two runs and knocked another, while Niko Goodrum scored three goals, including the winning run.

Jorge Soler drove six runs for Kansas City with a three run homer and a three run double.

Phillies 6, Nationals 2

Bryce Harper homered, went twice and scored two runs to lift Philadelphia past hosts Washington.

Odubel Herrera doubled up twice, went twice and scored two runs, while Andrew Knapp added a two-run single for the Phillies. Starting catcher JT Realmuto went in the seventh inning after being hit in the left knee by a foul ball.

Trea Turner had three hits, including a home run, for the Nationals, who have lost three in a row. Juan Soto singed and went three times.

Blue Jays 5, Braves 3

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. drove homer in three runs and drove, including an RBI in Toronto’s start, a triple rally in the eighth inning and the visiting Blue Jays defeated Atlanta.

Guerrero finished 3-5 to hit his eighth homer, his first since his three-homer game against the Washington Nationals on April 27th. Toronto’s Robbie Ray worked six innings, allowing three runs with five hits and one walk. He hit a season high of 10.

Ronald Acuna Jr. drove in two runs with two hits, including a solo homer – his 10th homer of the season.

Yankees 3, rays 1

Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez knocked out solo home runs when New York beat Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The judge went 4-2, Sanchez tore his fourth homer and closer to Aroldis Chapman came in for a mistake and a run in a goalless ninth to save 8-8 as the Yankees Tampa Bay defeated Tampa Bay for the sixth time in their last 24 matchups.

Tampa Bay catcher Mike Zunino was responsible for leading the team with his seventh home game, but the Rays only scored three goals and lost for a third time in four games.

Athletics 3, Red Sox 2

Matt Chapman scored a single in run seven in Oakland when the athletics beat hosts Boston to open a three-game series.

Matt Olson and Elvis Andrus each drove one run to Oakland. The athletics starter Chris Bassitt (3-2) beat 10 batters in the highest playing time and allowed two runs with three hits and zero runs over seven innings. Oakland has won six of its last nine, taking the major league lead for victories at 22.

Rafael Devers had a solo home run and JD Martinez an RBI for the Red Sox, who lost two straight after winning four in a row.

Mets 3, Orioles 2

Jonathan Villar defeated the throw home on Patrick Mazeika’s ninth inning grounder first and took the winning run when New York defeated Baltimore.

New York’s Dominic Smith made the bond run home in the ninth game. The Mets scored their sixth straight win while the Orioles lost for the fourth time in five games.

Jeurys Familia (1-0), who threw a goalless inning, won. The Mets late rally cost Baltimore starter John Means a win, who fired six innings in his first game since his no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners.

Pirate 7, Red 2

Adam Frazier scored and JT Brubaker tossed six strong innings as hosts Pittsburgh ended an eight-game losing streak against Cincinnati.

Troy Stokes Jr. added an RBI double and an RBI single, Kevin Newman a runscoring triple, and Phillip Evans an RBI double for Pittsburgh. The Pirates lost their first four games against the Reds that year a combined 44-9 and had lost eight straight games to Cincinnati since last year.

Jesse Winker had a homer, two doubles and two RBIs for Cincinnati. Reds starter Jeff Hoffman (2-3) gave up three runs and four hits in four innings with two walks and four strikeouts.

Indians 3, boys 2

Cesar Hernandez and Jose Ramirez each met when Cleveland visited Chicago and won for the eleventh time in 14 games.

Shane Bieber (4-2) allowed two runs with nine hits with eight strokes over 6 2/3 innings. He threw 121 pitches, most of them in the majors that season.

Adbert Alzolay (1-3) hit six and gave up three runs over six frames for the Cubs, who have lost two times in a row after a winning streak of five games.

Giants 4, Rangers 2

Logan Webb hit a career high of 10 in more than six innings, and hosts San Francisco took advantage of the walks and mistakes in Texas to complete an interleague sweep in two games.

Mike Yastrzemski had the biggest of the Giants’ four hits, an RBI double in a first inning with two runs that put San Francisco in the lead. Webb (2-3) allowed two runs (one of which was earned) with three hits and two walks.

The Rangers got a solo homer from David Dahl. Texas starter Jordan Lyles (1-3) scored two runs with two hits in five innings. He went five and struck six.

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