MLB Roundup: Nationals rally in ninth place for wild win

2021-06-24 02:19:07 GMT + 00: 00 – Starlin Castro went 3 for 4 with three RBIs and delivered a green single in race nine to push the Washington Nationals to a wild 13-12 comeback win over hosts Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday afternoon.

The Nationals made up a total of three deficits, including leading five and four runs at the Phillies on their way to their fourth straight win. The Phillies lost third in a row and sixth in their last eight games.

Hector Neris (1-4) gave consecutive singles to Josh Bell and Josh Harrison to open the ninth and kick off Castro. It was Neris’ fifth miss. Washington’s Paolo Espino picked up his first career parade.

Trea Turner went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Bell went 2 for 4 and scored his second career grand slam in the sixth off-reliever David Hale, who crowned a six-run inning and gave the Nationals an 11-9 lead .

Giant 9, Angel 3 (13)

Mike Tauchman’s three-run homerun crowned a 13th seven-run inning that led San Francisco to a win over Los Angeles in Anaheim, California.

The Giants used four walks in the inning, including a deliberate walk, through the Angels Bullpen to complete a two-game series sweep, winning for the eighth time in nine games. The Angels dropped three in a row.

The Angels had to play for much of the 12th inning, with pitcher Griffin Canning moving in left field and Taylor Ward moving from left field to catcher, a position he hadn’t played since 2017 when he was in the miners.

White Sox 4, Pirates 3

Yasmani Grandal scored a two-run tie-break double in the fifth inning when Chicago suffered a five-game losing streak with a win over hosts Pittsburgh.

Leury Garcia added a solo homer and Tim Anderson added an RBI double for the White Sox, who split a set of two games in Pittsburgh. Chicago starter Dylan Cease (6-3) allowed two runs, one earned and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings, with one walk and seven strikeouts.

Ke’Bryan Hayes hit two RBI singles for the Pirates, who won three out of four. Pittsburgh starter Chase De Jong (0-2) played 4 2/3 innings, giving up four runs and seven hits with two walks and six strikeouts.

Tiger 6, Cardinals 2

Jonathan Schoop homered and drove in three runs, Matt Manning scored his maiden Major League win and hosts Detroit led St. Louis to sweep the Interleague series with two games.

Schoops Long Ball was his 10th this month and his 15th of the season. Daz Cameron also homered and scored two runs for the Tigers. Manning (1-1) gave up two runs on five hits in 5 2/3 innings. He went two and knocked out one.

Cardinals starter John Gant (4-6) only lasted three plus innings, giving up three runs on two hits and four walks while fanning out four. Nolan Arenado homered for St. Louis, and Lars Nootbaar contributed his first major league hit, a triple, and a run.

Rockies 5, Seafarers 2

German Marquez allowed only one run on two hits in eight innings and Trevor Story hit two home runs when Colorado beat hosts Seattle.

The Rockies, who have won 34 street games for the sixth time this season. Marquez (6-6) retired the first 17 he faced before Seattle’s Taylor Trammell hit a solo shot with two outs in the sixth inning. Rockies leadoff hitter Raimel Tapia went 0 for 4 with a walk and finished the majors’ longest active hitting streak with 18 games.

The Mariners had their winning streak of five games, which was a season high, finishing 7-2 on their home stand in nine games.

Brewers 3, Diamondbacks 2

The Brewers won the Rubber match 3-2 against the unlucky Diamondbacks, who lost 33 of their last 36, thanks to Brandon Woodruff, who threw seven good innings and knocked out a run to help his own cause.

Woodruff (6-3) finished with nine strikeouts and allowed a run on three hits with two walks.

The Brewers were attacked by Tyrone Taylor and Jace Peterson, who each recorded a couple of hits, and Avisail Garcia, who raced and drew two walks.

–Field-level media

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