2021-08-26 04:54:37 GMT + 00: 00 – Ramon Urias and Kelvin Gutierrez each drew base-laden walks as part of an eighth inning of five runs on Wednesday, helping hosts Baltimore Orioles, a 19-game loss achieved with a 10-6 win over the Los Angeles Angels.
Austin Hayes added a two-run pinch hit in the eighth final as the Orioles clinched their first win since a 7-1 game against the New York Yankees on Aug. 2.
DJ Stewart started a double homer and Cedric Mullins and Anthony Santander (three hits) also went deep for Baltimore.
Los Angeles’s Brandon Marsh hit his first major league homer to highlight a five RBI performance. Jared Walsh has also stood up for the Angels, who have lost four of their last five games.
Giants 3, Mets 2
Brandon Crawford scored a two-run green double in the seventh inning and San Francisco set their record at 17-5 in August by holding Edge hosts New York.
The Mets fell 6-17 this month as they fell seven games behind the idle Atlanta Braves in NL East. New York starter Taijuan Walker (7-9), who put a one-hitter in seventh, was charged with three runs (two earned) and walked one while hitting three.
The Mets, who scored in five double plays, bizarre threats to Jake McGee in game nine, but he survived for his 29th save by getting Pete Alonso to come out with bases loaded.
Rays 7, Phillies 4
Francisco Mejia drew a triple home run on right field in the ninth inning when Tampa Bay beat hosts Philadelphia.
Brandon Lowe also played for the Glowing Rays, who swept that streak with two games and won eight out of nine. Wander Franco ripped three hits while Joey Wendle, Yandy Diaz and Mejia each had two hits for the Rays.
Bryce Harper homered, single and raced in two runs, and Rhys Hoskins also hit a home run for the Phillies.
Marlins 4, Nationals 3 (10 innings)
Jorge Alfaro scored a walk-off single in the 10th inning when hosts Miami broke their eight-game losing streak with a win over Washington.
Jesus Sanchez, who earned an assist in the top of the 10th inning with his strong throw on the plate, scored the winning run. Edward Cabrera, Miami’s 23-year-old right-handed who made his major league debut, kept Washington goalless for six innings before getting into trouble. His last line: 6 1/3 innings, four hits, three walks and three runs. He deleted two.
Josiah Gray, Washington’s own 23-year-old right-handed rookie, also received a non-decision. He allowed five hits, three walks and two runs in six innings, dropping seven.
Indians 7, Ranger 2
Oscar Mercado, Yu Chang, Austin Hedges and Franmil Reyes beat solo homers and Zach Plesac stormed into the sixth inning when Cleveland beat Visiting Texas.
Mercado, Chang and Hedges each had two hits, while Chang and Owen Miller each ran two runs for Cleveland. The Indians leveled the three-game set behind Plesac (8-4), who pounded 5 2/3 innings and eight hits and three walks but allowed two runs, both only on Jason Martin’s homer in the sixth. Plesac deleted four.
His major league debut was Jake Latz (0-1) of Texas in 4 2/3 innings, three runs on three homers. He gave up five hits while hitting four without taking a step. The Rangers stranded nine runners and went 2-for-13 with men in scoring position.
Astros 6, Royals 5 (10 innings)
Jake Meyers took Alex Bregman in with a grounder in the 10th inning to get hosts Houston past Kansas City in their three-game series rubber game.
Joel Payamps (0-3) gave Kyle Tucker a leadoff single to start 10th place and get runners into the corners. Martin Maldonado and Yordan Alvarez homered, and Bregman returned after being aged 16 and over.
Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. allowed four runs and five hits in 6 2/3 innings, cutting seven and walking four. Kendall Graveman (5-0) scored a goalless 10th place for the Astros. Whit Merrifield scored a grand slam in the seventh inning to put the Royals 5-3 ahead, and Salvador Perez also played for Kansas City.
Blue Jays 3, White Sox 1
Alejandro Kirk secured the starting shot in the eighth inning, Robbie Ray achieved his best career with 14 strikeouts and Toronto defeated the guest in Chicago.
Tim Mayza (4-1) made a perfect spike in eighth place and Jordan Romano worked his way around a single in ninth place to make his 13th save. The Blue Jays have won two of the first three games in the four-game series.
Ray went seven innings, allowing a run with five hits and one walk. The left-hander also got hit. White Sox’s Lucas Giolito worked six innings, giving up a run, five hits and a walk with six strikeouts.
Cardinals 3, Tigers 2 (10 innings)
Paul Goldschmidt scored two home runs and Lars Nootbaar delivered the game-winning single when St. Louis came out on top during his visit to Detroit. The Cardinals have split in two games in the interleague series, while they have only won for the third time in their last eight games.
Goldschmidt brought the Cardinals 1-0 lead in the lower part of the first inning with his homer over the bullpen on the left field. In the third stroke, he struck again and pushed a homer over the right field line to double the Cardinals lead to 2-0.
Nootbaar decided the game in the 10th inning with his two-out, base-loaded single in the right field, after Miguel Cabrera scored a two-out double in the ninth and Harold Castro equalized the game with a single in the middle with 2-2 .
Cubs 5, Rockies 2 (Game 1)
Patrick Wisdom gave the go-ahead in the fifth inning, and hosts Chicago beat Colorado in the first game of a double-header.
David Bote and Austin Romine also played for Chicago, which had a losing streak of 13 games at Wrigley Field with a 6-4 win in the series opener on Monday. Codi Heuer (5-2) won the race for starter Zach Davies. Adam Morgan recorded his first save since 2018.
CJ Cron scored a second inning home run for Colorado that was held on three hits and lost its third straight run after a winning streak of five games.
Rockies 13, Cubs 10 (Game 2, 10 innings)
Ryan McMahon gave the go-ahead in the 10th inning, two runs homers, as the Colorado visit earned a double-header split with Chicago.
Connor Joe hit a Grand Slam and Brendan Rodgers homered and drove for the Rockies in five runs.
The Rockies used eight relievers behind starter German Marquez, including Ben Bowden (3-2), who pitched 1 1/3 goalless innings for the win.
Diamondbacks 5, pirates 2
Pavin Smith and Carson Kelly homered when Arizona avoided a three-game series sweep by beating hosts Pittsburgh. David Peralta added three hits and two RBIs for the Diamondbacks, who lost four out of five.
Arizona starter Tyler Gilbert went five innings, allowing two runs and three hits with three walks and four strikeouts. Brett de Geus (3-2) threw a goalless sixth and Tyler Clippard threw the ninth for his fifth save.
Michael Chavis hit an RBI single for the Pirates, who fell 0-11 in games when they got a chance to complete a series sweep this season.
Twins 9, Red Sox 6 (10 innings)
Josh Donaldson scored a two-run tiebreak in the 10th inning for the third of four twins home runs to take Minnesota past hosts Boston in the second of a three-game series.
With Jorge Polanco on second base to start the inning, Donaldson kicked off a 1-0 fastball from Red Sox reliever Hansel Robles (3-5) over the bullpens in right field for his 19th home run of the season to 6-4 . Jake Cave added a three-run shot later in the inning.
Polanco had a double homer in the fourth game for his third home run in as many games, and Miguel Sano added a solo blast with tape measure for Minnesota that ended his four-game losing streak.
Brewer 4, Red 1
Brandon Woodruff tossed six goalless innings for his first win in nearly two months and Avisail Garcia doubled in one run and made two key defensive games to put hosts Milwaukee past Cincinnati.
Woodruff (8-7) allowed four hits while hitting 10 and none went for his first win in nine starts. It was the fourth time this season that he had left out at least 10.
Brad Boxberger and Devin Williams each followed with a perfect inning. Jake Cousins allowed Nick Castellano’s 23rd homer in the ninth but knocked out the other three thugs he faced.
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