roundup: Padres rally to cap record-setting series
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[June 17, 2019]
Greg Garcia had four hits,
including a two-run triple as part of a four-run ninth inning, and
the San Diego Padres rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 14-13 in
Denver on Sunday.
The two teams combined for 92 runs in their four-game series to set
a modern-era record. Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon homered and
had three hits in the finale to set a record for most hits in a
four-game series with 15.
Hunter Renfroe hit two home runs for San Diego on Sunday, and
Fernando Tatis Jr. had three hits and was a home run short of a
cycle. Gerardo Reyes (3-0) struck out the side in the eighth inning
to get the win, and Kirby Yates got the last three outs for his 24th
The Padres rallied in the ninth for the second time in the series
after coming back from six down Friday. Rockies closer Wade Davis
(1-2) walked two, Wil Myers cut it to 13-11 with a single and Garcia
tied it with his triple.
Dodgers 3, Cubs 2
Cody Bellinger hit a home run, and closer Kenley Jansen found a bit
of redemption as Los Angeles held off visiting Chicago.
Jansen earned his 21st save, although just barely, one day after he
gave up a two-run home run to Anthony Rizzo in the ninth inning that
gave the Cubs a 2-1 victory. Jansen put the first two runners aboard
in the ninth inning but escaped unharmed.
The Dodgers took a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning when Russell Martin
fought off a breaking ball from Steve Cishek (1-4) to dunk a single
into left field and score Chris Taylor from second base. Ross
Stripling (3-2) pitched a scoreless eighth inning for the victory.
Red Sox 8, Orioles 6 (10 innings)
Rafael Devers led off the top of the 10th with a home run while
Mookie Betts and Christian Vazquez each added two-run singles in the
inning as visiting Boston rallied past Baltimore for its firth
Boston trailed 3-2 heading into the ninth but Marco Hernandez tied
the game with a one-out homer off Mychal Givens (0-4), who also gave
up Devers' blast in the 10th. Brandon Workman (5-1) earned the
victory for the Red Sox.
Stevie Wilkerson helped Baltimore try to rally in the 10th with a
two-run homer, and Trey Mancini added a solo shot, but it wasn't
Yankees 10, White Sox 3
Cameron Maybin homered as New York went deep for the 19th straight
game and salvaged a four-game series split with host Chicago.
Austin Romine drove in a season-high four runs, and Brett Gardner
also had four RBIs for the Yankees, who won for the fifth time in
their last 13 games.
New York starter James Paxton (4-3) allowed two runs on eight hits
in six innings, striking out seven and walking one. Odrisamer
Despaigne (0-2) allowed seven runs on nine hits in 4 1/3 innings in
Rays 6, Angels 5
Brandon Lowe and Tommy Pham hit solo home runs to help lift Tampa
Bay past Los Angeles to earn a split of the four-game series at St.
Pham hit his 10th home run of the season in the fifth inning to
break a 3-3 tie. The Rays tacked on two more runs in the eighth on
an RBI single by Yandy Diaz and a wild pitch, important runs after
Mike Trout hit a two-run homer in the ninth to cut the deficit to
Colin Poche (1-1) got the win in relief for Tampa Bay. Angels rookie
right-hander Griffin Canning (2-3) went six innings, allowing four
runs on six hits and striking out seven.
Indians 8, Tigers 0
Trevor Bauer notched his first win since April 30 with the first
complete-game shutout of his career, rookie Oscar Mercado drove in a
career-high four runs and Cleveland cruised past host Detroit.
Bauer (5-6) allowed just four hits and walked none while striking
out eight as the Indians swept the three-game series. His last
complete-game victory was June 22, 2016.
Tigers starter Spencer Turnbull (3-6) allowed six runs on 10 hits in
five innings. Detroit has lost four in a row and dropped 11 of its
last 14 games.
Royals 8, Twins 6
Martin Maldonado went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored, and
Jorge Bonifacio and Billy Hamilton each drove in two runs as Kansas
City held off Minnesota at Minneapolis.
Nicky Lopez and Cheslor Cuthbert each scored two runs for the
Royals, who defeated Minnesota for the first time in five games this
season. Jorge Lopez (1-6), in relief of Jakob Junis, allowed one run
on four hits in 2 1/3 innings to pick up the win, and Ian Kennedy
picked up his seventh save.
Nelson Cruz homered and drove in three runs, Miguel Sano also
homered and Max Kepler went 4-for-6 for the Twins, who left 15
batters on base. Martin Perez (7-3) allowed five runs (four earned)
on six hits, all singles, and a walk while striking out seven to
pick up the loss.
Braves 15, Phillies 1
Josh Donaldson homered for the second straight game, one of three
long balls hit by Atlanta in a blowout of visiting Philadelphia.
The victory gave the Braves their ninth win in their last 10 games.
The Phillies have lost five of their last seven.
Donaldson was 3-for-4 -- his second straight three-hit game -- and
Ronald Acuna Jr. added four hits for Atlanta. Braves starter Mike
Foltynewicz (2-5) pitched six innings and allowed one run on four
hits, walking five and striking out six, while Phillies righty Vince
Velasquez (2-4) worked 2 1/3 innings and allowed four runs on four
hits for the loss.
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Rockies infielder Trevor Story (27) makes a throw to first base for
an out in the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres at Coors
Field. Mandatory Credit: Russell Lansford-USA TODAY Sports
Blue Jays 12, Astros 0
Trent Thornton worked 6 2/3 shutout innings as Toronto salvaged the
finale of its three-game series at Houston.
Thornton (2-5), a fifth-round selection by Houston in the 2015
draft, allowed six hits and three walks with seven strikeouts for
his third scoreless start this season.
Rookie first baseman Rowdy Tellez slugged the first of five Toronto
home runs with two outs in the first inning, a solo shot off Astros
right-hander Brad Peacock (6-4). Nine of the Blue Jays' 14 hits went
for extra bases.
Cardinals 4, Mets 3
Paul DeJong continued to thrive against New York when he hit a
tiebreaking solo homer with one out in the eighth inning to lead
visiting St. Louis to victory.
DeJong snapped a 3-3 tie when he lifted a 3-1 breaking ball from
Chris Flexen (0-3) into the lower rows of the left-field seats. It
was the shortstop's third homer of the four-game series, in which
the Cardinals won three games.
Andrew Miller (3-2) worked around a single in the seventh, and
Carlos Martinez pitched two scoreless innings and recorded his
second save, ending the game by getting pinch hitter Wilson Ramos on
a double play started by DeJong.
Brewers 5, Giants 3
Eric Thames and Jesus Aguilar hit home runs, and the bullpen tossed
five scoreless innings as Milwaukee ended host San Francisco's win
streak at four.
Christian Yelich went 2-for-5 with two doubles in the Brewers'
12-hit attack, and Yasmani Grandal, Travis Shaw and Thames each
added two hits. Matt Albers (3-2) got the win, and Josh Hader
retired all six batters he faced for his 17th save in 18 chances.
San Francisco starter Jeff Samardzija (3-6) grounded an RBI single
but allowed four runs and nine hits in five innings.
Mariners 6, Athletics 3
Kyle Seager's two-run double with the bases loaded in the eighth
inning sparked a four-run rally as Seattle defeated host Oakland.
Mallex Smith homered for the Mariners, who took two of three games
in the series. Mike Leake (6-6) pitched seven strong innings,
allowing three runs (two earned) on seven hits with no walks and
seven strikeouts, and Roenis Elias worked the ninth for his seventh
save of the season.
Khris Davis and Ramon Laureano homered for the A's. Oakland
right-hander Lou Trivino (2-5) took the loss, despite just one of
the four runs he surrendered in the eighth being earned after a
fielding error by right fielder Mark Canha.
Nationals 15, Diamondbacks 5
Matt Adams had two homers and a career-high seven RBIs, including a
grand slam in the eighth inning, and Anibal Sanchez had another
strong outing as host Washington dumped Arizona for a split of a
Adam Eaton, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick added three hits for
Washington, which has won 14 of its last 21 contests. Sanchez (3-6),
who gave up two runs in six innings, captured his 100th MLB win and
third straight decision over four starts.
Archie Bradley (2-4) gave up four runs in 1 1/3 innings in his first
start for the Diamondbacks since 2016.
Reds 11, Rangers 3
Jesse Winker homered to highlight his career-best four-hit, five-RBI
performance as host Cincinnati drubbed Texas.
Yasiel Puig launched a two-run homer for the second straight game,
and Reds starter Sonny Gray (3-5) allowed three runs on five hits
and struck out eight over five innings.
Texas' Hunter Pence belted a two-run homer before exiting in the
fifth inning with tightness in his right groin, the team announced.
Rangers starter Ariel Jurado (4-3) was roughed up for seven runs on
nine hits in three innings.
Pirates 5, Marlins 4
Josh Bell hit a go-ahead RBI double in the seventh inning, helping
visiting Pittsburgh rally past Miami.
Pirates reliever Richard Rodriguez (1-3) earned the win, pitching
one scoreless inning. In all, the Pittsburgh bullpen pitched four
innings of scoreless ball, getting five outs from Kyle Crick and
four from Felipe Vazquez, who earned his 16th save.
Reliever Nick Anderson (2-3), who gave up two runs in the seventh,
took the loss. The Marlins offense was led by rookie Harold Ramirez,
who hit a three-run homer.
--Field Level Media
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