MLB roundup: Dodgers hit 8 home runs in Diamondbacks 22-1 rout
2021-07-11 07:54:41 GMT + 00:00 – Justin Turner and Mookie Betts each reached the Grand Slam as the Los Angeles Dodgers clocked eight home runs, a season record, in a record breaking win of 22-1 against visiting Diamondbacks Arizona on Saturday.
Dodgers starter Walker Buehler pitched six scoreless innings as Los Angeles put an all-star flavor to the win. The 22 points scored correspond to a Los Angeles Dodgers record, recorded in July 2001 in Colorado. Saturday was a club record for points scored in a game at Dodger Stadium.
AJ Pollock and Albert Pujols each hit two home runs for the Dodgers, who posted a record 21 hits. Cody Bellinger and Pollock hit back-to-back homers in the first inning as the Dodgers scored five runs in the first quarter and had a nine-point lead to four batters in the second.
Diamondbacks starter Caleb Smith allowed nine runs, while recording just three strikeouts in an inning or more. Smith (2-6) allowed six hits, with three walks and one strikeout.
Phillies 11, Red Sox 2
Jean Segura opened the game with a home run and added a two-run single in an eight-run eighth inning, leading Philadelphia in a resounding victory over host Boston.
Segura (3-for-5) paced a 13-hit offense as the Phillies rebounded from an 11-5 loss in Game 1 of the series on Friday. Alec Bohm hit a two-run homer, and Bryce Harper and Rhys Hoskins also finished with two RBIs. Xander Bogaerts scored for the Red Sox, who lost three of four. Boston was held by four hits.
Philadelphia entered the eighth 3-2 before sending 13 men home in the inning to blow up the game. Hoskins and Harper each hit two-run doubles to highlight the blast. Red Sox reliever Josh Taylor was scored for four points in the frame to end his streak of 26 consecutive scoreless appearances.
Indians 14, Royals 6
Oscar Mercado and Cesar Hernandez each scored a three-run homer, and Roberto Perez and Jose Ramirez also went deep to power host Cleveland over Kansas City as Mercado added an RBI single, joining Harold Ramirez with three hits apiece for the Indians, who finished with 17.
Cleveland, which erupted for a points-record season, earned eight straight wins over Kansas City for the first time since the 2016 season. Cal Quantrill (1-2) claimed his first victory since August 10, 2020, after giving up three runs on five hits in six innings.
Salvador Perez threw a two-run homer and Andrew Benintendi also went far in his three hits for the Royals, who have lost 15 of their last 18 games overall and 12 in a row on the road. Starter Mike Minor (6-8) suffered loss to Kansas City.
Yankees 1, Astros 0
Gerrit Cole made a triumphant return to Minute Maid Park and New York had a solo home run of Aaron Judge in his road win over Houston.
The Yankees won the series of seasons sending the Astros to their second straight shutout loss and third of the season. Houston has collected a point in its last three games.
Cole (9-4), a quadruple All-Star and 2019 Cy Young Award finalist in two seasons with the Astros, made his second start against Houston after leaving for the Bronx after the 2019 World Series.
The judge hit his 21st home run at 419 feet at left center field for the only run of the competition.
Cardinals 6, Cubs 0
Paul Goldschmidt, Tommy Edman and Paul DeJong each scored in the fifth inning to propel St. Louis onto the host as Matt Carpenter also had one run, which tied the series at one win each for the Cardinals’ first win in five games at Wrigley Field this season.
The Cubs were shut out for the second time in three games and the eighth time this season. Chicago have lost 13 of their last 15 games. Cardinals left-hander Kwang Hyun Kim (4-5) won his third consecutive victory. He pitched six scoreless innings, allowing five hits and one walk while striking out seven.
Cubs right-hander Zach Davies (5-6) allowed three runs on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. He walked two and struck out three strikes before giving way to left-hander Adam Morgan, who allowed two runs in the third of an inning
Reds 4, Brewers 3
Eugenio Suarez opened the ninth inning with a deciding home run from Josh Hader as visiting Cincinnati survived a late lead and edged out Milwaukee in a game that featured three knockouts.
Suarez gave the Reds a 4-3 lead when he opened the ninth by hammering a 2-0 96 mph fastball from Hader (3-1) well over the center-right pitch fence. It was the third baseman’s 18th home run and his first against Milwaukee this season.
The Suarez homerun came shortly after Tyrone Taylor hit a two-run homer in the eighth against Brad Brach.
Sailors 2, Angels 0
Chris Flexen pursued his Masters at T-Mobile Park as Seattle beat visiting Los Angeles.
Flexen (8-3) pitched seven scoreless innings with three hits, two walks and six strikeouts. The right-hander improved to 6-2 at home, where his ERA is 1.76.
Drew Steckenrider pulled the side out in the eighth and his compatriot right-hander Paul Sewald had a 1-2-3 ninth for his second save of the season. Luis Torrens of Seattle went 2-for-3 with a triple and produced a run.
Rockies 3, Padres 0
Colorado All-Star right-hander German Marquez shut out San Diego in seven innings and scored the game’s first point as the visiting Rockies shutout the Padres to tie their three-game streak at 1-1.
Marquez (8-6) only allowed one walk and struck out nine Padres. He threw 86 pitches with 58 for strikes. Marquez pulled the side out in the fourth quarter in a streak of 10 back-to-back Padres.
Padres starter Joe Musgrove (5-7) allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits and two walks, with six strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings.
Spokes 5, Blue Jays 2
Brandon Lowe hit two home runs to lead host Tampa Bay to a win over Toronto.
Lowe scored his first goal with a solo explosion in the first inning to give Tampa Bay a 1-0 lead. Then, with the Rays tied 2-2 for third and Kevin Kiermaier on goals, Lowe got his second of the day.
Starting pitcher Ryan Yarbrough (6-3) played five innings, allowing two runs on five hits and four strikeouts. Tampa Bay has won six straight games and embarks on the series sweep on Sunday afternoon. Marcus Semien hit his 22nd home run of the season for Toronto.
Twins 9, Tigers 4
Jorge Polanco scored a three-run homerun and Alex Kirilloff also scored as Minnesota made up for a 4-0 deficit in the sixth inning to defeat Detroit at Minneapolis.
Luis Arraez went 3-for-5 with a two-run single and Nelson Cruz went 3-for-3 with a walk and a run for Minnesota, who have won for the 12th time in their last 15 meetings with the Tigers.
Zack Short went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs and Niko Goodrum also scored for Detroit.
Pirates 6, Mets 2 (Game 1)
Tyler Anderson went out of his way to visit Pittsburgh, throwing five solid innings and hitting the home run in the Pirates’ victory over New York in Game 1 of a doubles program.
The Pirates won for the fourth time in six games after losing six straight, while the Mets, who played their 10th major league-leading double, have lost only for the third time in their last eight. matches.
Anderson is the first pitcher to hit the homerun that gave his team the lead in earnest since the Mets ‘Noah Syndergaard scored for the lone run in the Mets’ 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on May 2. 2019.
Put 4, Pirates 2 (Game 2)
Pete Alonso continued to warm up for Monday’s Home Run Derby by completing a home run for the second night in a row, when his solo shot in the third inning proved to be the difference as New York saved a division from a double program with a victory over Pittsburgh.
The Mets never lagged behind in the nightcap, when Jeff McNeil netted a two-run brace in the first inning against rookie Max Kranick. Alonso smoked a line off the scoreboard in left field with two outs in the third. It was the 17th homerun of the season but only the third at Citi Field for Alonso.
Jacob Stallings hit a long solo homerun against Seth Lugo in the sixth to bring the Pirates back in a run, but Billy McKinney provided insurance in the lower half with a single pinched RBI.
Giants 10, Nationals 4
Right-hander Anthony DeSclafani had six shutouts after San Francisco put up big innings in the first and third en route to a win on his visit to Washington.
Thairo Estrada went 4 for 5 with three RBIs while all-star Brandon Crawford collected a single, a double and his 18th home run for the Giants, who won their third in a row.
DeSclafani (10-3) recorded a 10th career victory limiting the national championships to three singles and a walk in six innings. He took out six. Alcides Escobar threw a two-run triple from two hits for Washington.
White Sox 8, Orioles 3
Brian Goodwin scored three points while Leury Garcia scored two more as visiting Chicago beat Baltimore.
Goodwin went 4-for-5 with those three RBIs and two runs scored. He also had five points in the first two games of this series. Garcia went 2 for 5 with his two RBIs.
Starter Lucas Giolito (7-6) played 5 1/3 innings and struck out nine strikes. He allowed two runs on six hits and kept the Baltimore offense quiet. Domingo Leyba had two hits and two RBIs for Baltimore.
A 8, Rangers 4
Jed Lowrie hit one of four Oakland homers and delivered a single tiebreaker in an 11th four-run inning as Track and Field survived Texas in Arlington, TX.
Lowrie, who also doubled, broke a 4-4 tie with his scoring shot to right field in the 11th. After Matt Olson scored on a wild Spencer Patton (0-1) pitch, Lowrie came home on the Stephen Piscotty two-point homeroom who helped the A’s through that final three-game set before the break. stars.
Sean Murphy and Seth Brown (2v3) hit back-to-back solo home runs in the second for Oakland, who took a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the eighth.
Braves 5, Marlins 4
Freddie Freeman hit a home run and led in three runs, leading Atlanta to a victory over Miami which was marred by an injury to Ronald Acuna Jr.
Atlanta all-star right fielder Acuna was taken off the field in the fifth inning after injuring his right knee. The severity of the injury was not immediately announced. Acuna was injured while chasing what became Jazz Chisholm’s home run inside the park.
Freeman, who went 2-for-4, has two homers in two games in this series and 35 for his career against the Marlins. Three Miami players – Jazz Chisholm Jr., Garrett Cooper and Adam Duvall – each had two hits.
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