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MLB roundup: Padres clinch uncommon playoff berth

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Mitch Moreland’s bloop double down the left-field line scored Manny Machado with the go-ahead run within the prime of the eleventh inning Sunday because the San Diego Padres clinched their first Nationwide League playoff berth in 14 years with a 7-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners at Petco Park.

Wil Myers hit a three-run homer for the Padres (34-20), who captured no less than a wild-card berth.

Proper-hander Trevor Rosenthal (1-0) bought the victory with two innings of reduction. Mariners right-hander Casey Sadler (1-1) took the loss.

The Mariners (23-30) have been thought-about the house staff after the three-game collection was moved to San Diego due to hazardous air situations within the Pacific Northwest attributable to wildfires.

Purple Sox 10, Yankees 2

Michael Chavis homered in consecutive at-bats and rookie Tanner Houck pitched six innings of one-hit ball as host Boston ended a 12-game shedding streak to rival New York with a simple win at Fenway Park.

The Yankees noticed their first 10-game profitable streak since June 2012 halted. New York missed an opportunity at clinching a playoff spot by itself however booked its spot within the postseason just a few hours later when the Seattle Mariners misplaced to the San Diego Padres.

The Purple Sox beat the Yankees for the primary time since Sept. 6, 2019, as Chavis recorded his third profession multi-homer recreation after coming into the sport hitless in his earlier 14 at-bats.

Astros 3, Diamondbacks 2

George Springer hit a pair of solo house runs and Carlos Correa delivered a redemptive sacrifice fly within the eighth inning as Houston gained the rubber match of its three-game interleague collection with Arizona at Minute Maid Park.

Astros nearer Ryan Pressly notched his twelfth save with an ideal 14-pitch ninth. Left-hander Blake Taylor (2-1), the third pitcher of the sport for Houston, earned the win in reduction.

Diamondbacks left-hander Madison Bumgarner recorded his first scoreless outing of the season. Bumgarner allowed two hits throughout the primary three batters he confronted earlier than settling right into a groove and retiring 5 consecutive batters.

Indians 7, Tigers 4

Jose Ramirez hit two house runs and Carlos Carrasco tossed seven shutout innings as Cleveland took three of 4 from host Detroit to tighten its maintain on the primary American League wild-card slot.

The Indians broke a scoreless tie within the prime of the fifth, scoring three runs. The primary run got here on an RBI single to left by Jordan Luplow, then Delino DeShields added a two-out, two-run single to make it 3-0.

Cleveland chased Detroit starter Matthew Boyd within the sixth when Ramirez lined a two-run house run to left for a 5-0 lead. Carrasco (3-4) struck out 11, allowed only one hit and walked three in seven innings of labor, throwing a season-high 109 pitches.

Orioles 2, Rays 1

Renato Nunez banged out an early two-run single whereas starter John Means struck out 12 in simply 5 2/3 innings as Baltimore defeated visiting Tampa Bay.

Baltimore’s victory prevented Tampa Bay from pulling a sweep of the uncommon five-game collection. The Rays gained the primary 4 — limiting Baltimore to only a run in three of them — earlier than the Orioles took the ultimate recreation.

Means (2-3) gave up only one run on three hits. The left-hander struck out seven straight batters between the primary and third innings. He additionally struck out the facet within the fourth, sandwiched round a homer by Willy Adames.

Reds 7, White Sox 3

Aristides Aquino hit a two-run homer within the fifth inning and had an RBI throughout Cincinnati’s five-run fourth because the host Reds took benefit of 11 walks by Chicago pitchers.

It took a while, however the Reds made Chicago starter Dylan Stop (5-3) pay for his wildness. In a wierd circumstance, Stop didn’t enable successful whereas pitching into the fourth, however he walked seven and left after issuing free passes to the primary three batters of his last inning — all would rating.

For Chicago (34-19), star shortstop Tim Anderson exited within the seventh inning with a reported hamstring damage.

Braves 7, Mets 0

Kyle Wright turned in his finest profession begin, and Ronald Acuna Jr. homered and drove in 4 runs to carry Atlanta over host New York.

Wright, Will Smith, Chris Martin and Mark Melancon mixed on a three-hit shutout for the Nationwide League East-leading Braves, who gained seven of 10 within the season collection vs. the Mets.

In his seventh begin this season, Wright (2-4) retired 19 of 20 batters he confronted in 6 1/3 excellent innings. He surrendered only a two-out double to Wilson Ramos within the third inning and a one-out stroll to J.D. Davis within the seventh that chased him.

Rockies 6, Dodgers 3

Antonio Senzatela pitched into the seventh inning, Josh Fuentes had three hits, and Colorado beat Los Angeles in Denver to win its house finale.

Senzatela (5-2) adopted up the primary full recreation of his profession with 6 1/3 strong innings towards the NL West-leading Dodgers. He gave up one run on three hits and struck out three. Mychal Givens earned his first save for the Rockies, who completed 12-18 at Coors Area.

Zach McKinstry doubled within the third inning for his first main league hit and added a single within the ninth for L.A., which noticed its five-game profitable streak snapped.

Twins 4, Cubs 0

Jose Berrios pitched six scoreless innings, Max Kepler went 3 for five with a double, a homer and three RBIs, and Minnesota shut out host Chicago.

Minnesota gained the finale of the three-game collection and completed its prolonged keep in Chicago at 3-4. The Twins began the journey with a four-game set towards the White Sox. The Cubs dropped their second straight recreation after profitable the earlier 5.

The correct-hander Berrios (5-3) prolonged his unbeaten streak to 6 begins. He scattered 4 hits throughout his six innings whereas strolling one and putting out 4. Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish (7-3) gave up 4 runs on 9 hits in six innings. He walked one and struck out 9.

Cardinals 2, Pirates 1

Yadier Molina’s two-run homer within the seventh inning gave visiting St. Louis its fourth straight win over Pittsburgh and allowed the Cardinals to stay in playoff competition.

St. Louis gained the ultimate 4 video games of the five-game collection and maintained a one-game lead over Milwaukee and Cincinnati within the chase for second place, and subsequently a assured postseason spot, within the Nationwide League Central.

It was a pitching duel between Pittsburgh’s Joe Musgrove and St. Louis’ Jack Flaherty via six innings. Flaherty (4-2) allowed one run and two hits in six innings, with 11 strikeouts and two walks. Musgrove pitched six scoreless innings with a career-high 11 strikeouts.

Marlins 2, Nationals 1 (Recreation 1)

Miami scored two unearned runs towards three-time Cy Younger Award winner Max Scherzer, and that was all of the host Marlins wanted to edge Washington within the first recreation of a doubleheader.

Errors led to the runs within the first and sixth innings towards Scherzer (4-4), who went 5 2/3 innings and matched his season excessive with 119 pitches whereas strolling two, putting out six and giving up 5 hits.

Miami’s Sandy Alcantara (3-2) earned the win, permitting 5 hits, two walks and one run, putting out 4 in six innings. He threw 100 pitches — one wanting his season excessive.

Nationals 15, Marlins 0 (Recreation 2)

Asdrubal Cabrera drove in 4 runs, Kurt Suzuki had three RBIs, and Ben Braymer earned his first main league victory as Washington earned a cut up of its doubleheader with host Miami.

Washington had 18 hits, together with homers by Trea Turner, Suzuki, Michael A. Taylor, Cabrera and Victor Robles. Miami had simply two hits after getting 5 hits in profitable the opener.

Braymer (1-0), making his first main league begin and solely his third look, allowed one hit, three walks and no runs in 5 innings.

Blue Jays 6, Phillies 3

Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-run homer, Jonathan Davis had a two-run double and visiting Toronto ended a six-game shedding streak with a victory over Philadelphia.

The Phillies misplaced proper fielder Bryce Harper to an obvious hip damage after he struck out within the seventh inning.

Toronto right-hander Taijuan Walker (4-3) allowed one run, 4 hits and two walks in six innings whereas matching his season finest with eight strikeouts.

Brewers 5, Royals 3

Daniel Vogelbach hit two house runs and drove in 5 runs to carry host Milwaukee over Kansas Metropolis.

The Brewers saved their playoff hopes on tempo after finishing a three-game sweep of the Royals.

Milwaukee scored 16 of their 19 runs within the collection on house runs, together with a grand slam and a trio of three-run photographs.

Rangers 7, Angels 2

Kyle Cody recorded his first main league victory for Texas after permitting one run over 5 innings within the win over Los Angeles in Anaheim, Calif.

Cody (1-1) allowed three hits, struck out 5 and did not stroll a batter in his fourth MLB begin.

Texas benefited from the lengthy ball within the third recreation of the four-game collection, getting house runs from Joey Gallo, Anderson Tejeda, Sam Huff, Rougned Odor and Derek Dietrich.

Giants 14, Athletics 2

Left-hander Tyler Anderson rebounded from an early ejection in his final begin to pitch into the sixth inning, and visiting San Francisco vented 5 video games’ price of frustration on Oakland, beating its cross-bay rivals within the finale of a three-game interleague collection.

Brandon Crawford belted a grand slam and Darin Ruf additionally drove in 4 runs, two with a house run, because the Giants lastly broke via towards the A’s after losses in all 5 earlier conferences this season.

Anderson (3-3), who was given the heave-ho after pitching simply two innings Thursday towards Seattle, returned on two days’ relaxation and dominated the A’s, shutting them out for 5 innings earlier than permitting two unearned runs within the sixth.

–Area Stage Media


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