MLB Roundup: Marlins rookie Zach Thompson dazzles the Nationals

2021-06-27 06:00:40 GMT + 00: 00 – He waited seven years to make his Major League debut, but Miami rookie Zach Thompson made it count. He made his best appearance so far in his fourth start on Saturday, beating 11 Washington Batters and taking the victory in the Marlins’ 3-2 victory.

Thompson (2-2) went six innings, giving up four hits, two runs and two walks. But his 11 strikeouts – including three Ks from Kyle Schwarber, who was extremely hot (13 homers in his last 15 games) – dazzled.

Jon Berti was Miami’s best offensive option, with the go-ahead home run in the fifth inning that gave the final lead, 2-3.

Patrick Corbin (5-6) accepted the loss and allowed three runs and five hits. He deleted six. Yimi Garcia gave up a hit in the ninth round, but made his twelfth save for the Marlins.

Tigers 3, Astros 1 (Game 1, 7 innings)

Zack Short celebrated his first home run of his career, Casey Mize (5-4) threw six strong innings and hosts Detroit snapped Houston’s winning streak with 11 games on Saturday in the opener of the day-night double head.

Houston’s winning streak was just below the franchise record it had set three times.

Short was called up from Triple-A Toledo earlier in the day to serve as the 27th man on the roster for the Doubleheader. In addition to his home run in the fifth inning, the 26-year-old shortstop had a double.

Astros 3, Tigers 2 (Game 2, 7 Innings)

Yordan Alvarez and Carlos Correa met consecutive homers during a sixth sixth run, and Houston rallied at host Detroit in a nightcap of a day-night doubles game.

It was his 13th homer of the season for Alvarez, while Correa now has 15 long balls. Jose Altuve reached the base twice and scored one run for Houston. Lance McCullers Jr. (5-1) allowed two runs on five hits and struck out seven in 5 1/3 innings. Ryan Pressly hit the team in seventh for his 12th save.

Jonathan Schoop and Omar Mazara each had a pair of hits for the Tigers.

Mets 4, Phillies 3

Michael Conforto hit the game-winning sacrifice fly when New York made another late inning comeback to visit Philadelphia a day after the Mets forced extra innings in the seventh inning of each game of a doublehead, and they have now won two of the first three games the four-game series.

The Phillies took the lead without the benefit of a base goal in the top of ninth against Edwin Diaz (2-2), who gave up the tie-break victim fly to Nick Maton before the Mets similarly bit by bit their winning rally. built Hector Neris (1-5).

Pinch-hitter Trevor Blankenhorn led from the end of the ninth with a grounder Rhys Hoskins misplayed for a mistake. Billy McKinney pulled a pinch hit walk before Kevin Pillar loaded the bases with an infield single. Luis Guillorme went 3-2 to bring Blankenhorn home and one later Conforto drove the winning run home.

Cardinals 3, pirates 1

Paul DeJong and Paul Goldschmidt did long solo home runs to drive St. Louis to Pittsburgh.

The Cardinals broke their five-game losing streak while winning for the seventh time in their last 25 games. Meanwhile, the Pirates lost their 12th away game in their last 14 attempts.

Winning pitcher Adam Wainwright (6-5) allowed a run on six hits in six innings. He hit eight punches and walked only one. Colin Moran had two hits for Pittsburgh.

Blue jay 12, Orioles 4

Randal Grichuk scored a three run home run and had four RBIs, Teoscar Hernandez added a solo homer and three RBIs, and Toronto beat Baltimore in Buffalo.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. added a two-run blast to the Blue Jays, who won two of the series’ first three games by four. Bo Bichette had three of Toronto’s 15 hits with an RBI double.

Blue Jay’s left-hander Hyun Jin Ryu (7-4) allowed four runs, seven hits and two walks in 6 2/3 innings. Cedric Mullins and Pedro Severino each had a pair of RBIs for Baltimore.

Rays 13, angel 3

The best four career hits and two RBIs from Ji-Man Choi helped Tampa Bay to a 13-3 win over hosts Los Angeles.

The Rays scored a total of 15 hits, with Manuel Margot and Mike Zunino each knocking in home runs. Tampa Bay made 11 straight runs after falling briefly 3-2 in the third.

Rookie Shane McClanahan (3-2) recorded six high-career innings and had a strong outing that allowed three runs with four hits while hitting seven and walking two. Anthony Rendon had two RBIs for the Angels.

Brewers 10, Rockies 4

Christian Yelich’s two-run homer highlighted the eighth six-run inning which opened a draw and brought Milwaukee to their fourth straight win with a win over the Colorado visit.

In a 4-4 game, Milwaukee loaded the bases without anyone dropping out. Omar Narvaez followed with a go-ahead victim fly and Luis Urias’ two-run single through the infield made it 7-4. Yelich then buckled his fifth homer of the season into right midfield and Willy Adames later delivered an RBI double.

Brad Boxberger (3-2) took the win with a goalless relief inning that didn’t give up hits with two walks and two strikeouts. Carlos Estevez (2-1) accepted the loss and allowed four runs with two hits and one walk, withdrawing only one batter in the eighth.

Reds 4, Braves 1

Jesse Winker homered for the first time in nearly three weeks and Luis Castillo (3-10) threw seven shutout innings when Cincinnati beat the Atlanta visit.

As the wind blew to the left, Winker crushed an Ian Anderson fastball 435 feet into the center-right seats for a 1-0 lead in Cincinnati in the first. It was Winker’s team-leading 18th homer and the first since his three-homer game on June 6th in St. Louis.

Winker, who tried to jump for a double from Ronald Acuna Jr. in the third, left the game after five innings due to a right hip contusion. Guillermo Heredia and William Contreras each had two hits for the Braves.

Rangers 8, Royals 0

Kyle Gibson (6-0) threw seven innings of the two-hit ball and hit 10 when hosts Texas beat Kansas City at Arlington as Joey Gallo accelerated the Rangers offensive and made the day 2-for-3 with two homers and five RBIs ended.

The Rangers secured their first straight win since winning in Houston May 21-23 and will face the Royals on Sunday.

Kansas City went with a bullpen game where Kyle Zimmer opened up and threw 22 pitches (two walks, two strikeouts) in the first before handing the game over to Kris Bubic (2-3) for the second. Bubic hit the first batter he faced and gave up three runs while recording only two outs before being drawn.

Mariners, White Sox (exposed)

Hosts Chicago’s game against Seattle was suspended in the lower third of the third inning and will resume on Sunday.

The game continues with the first hit of the floor of the third and the score is 0-0. The suspended game will be a nine innings game, but the Chicago-Seattle game scheduled for Sunday will be a seven-inning competition.

Jose Abreu had the game’s only hit – a single in the second inning – when the game entered a rain delay. Luis Torrens and Taylor Trammell both went to the top of third place for Seattle. Lance Lynn and Logan Gilbert were the starting pitchers for the game.

Indian twins (postponed)

The game between Minnesota and Cleveland has been postponed due to rain in the area.

Saturday’s competition will be rescheduled as part of a shared double header on September 14, with the first game scheduled for 2:10 p.m. ET and the nightcap expected to begin at 7:40 p.m.

–Field-level media

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