This Weekend in Baseball History

Scores from Sunday and in bold.

Mets (2-1) 5 AT Nationals (1-2) 6 – On Saturday the Mets pounded Nationals pitching, scoring 11 runs on 14 hits. Jeff McNeil had 4 hits. Victor Robles homered for the Nats in the 11-8 loss. On Sunday Trea Turner hit 2 bombs, his second ending the game. Patrick Corbin threw 6 innings of 2-run ball in his debut.

Orioles (2-1) 7 AT Yankees (1-2) 5 – On Saturday The Orioles used 6 pitchers to hold the Yankees to 3 runs and spoil James Paxton’s debut. Jesus Sucre had 3 hits and 3 RBI. Troy Tulowitzki hit his first Yankee homer in the 5-3 loss. On Sunday a rain delay couldn’t dampen the O’s. The Orioles scored 7 runs with 8 hits to take the series over the Yankees.

Cardinals (1-3) 4 AT Brewers (3-1) 5 – On Friday Paul Goldschmidt clubbed 3 homers to propel the Cardinals to their first win of the year. Christian Yelich and Ryan Braun homered in the 9-5 loss. On Saturday Christian Yelich homered for the third time in 3 games. Josh Hader threw an immaculate 9th to secure the 4-2 win. On Sunday Christian Yelich had a day. First, he homered for the 4th consecutive game, and then he walked it off with an RBI double. Paul Goldschmidt hit his 4th of the season as well.

Braves (0-3) AT Phillies (3-0) – On Saturday Bryce Harper caused a scene in Philly with a colossal shot for his first homer with the Phillies. Freddie Freeman contributed 4 hits in the 8-6 loss. On Sunday Night Baseball Andrew McCutchen and Bryce Harper homered for the Phils. Jake Arietta threw 6 innings and gave up 1 run in his first start of the year.

Tigers (2-2) 4 AT Blue Jays (2-2) 3 F/11 – On Friday Matt Shoemaker gave up 2 hits over 7 strong innings and the Jays shut out the Tigers. Nick Castellanos got both hits in the 6-0 loss. On Saturday Aaron Sanchez pitched 5 shutout innings and the Jays shut out the Tigers again. Justin Smoak homered in the 3-0 win. On Sunday the Tigers outlasted the Jays in extras. Jeimer Candelario went 5-6 and Matt Moore threw 7 scoreless in the 11-inning win.

Astros (1-3) 1 AT Rays (3-1) 3 – On Friday Yandy Diaz barely got one over the wall in the 6th to secure the Rays 4-2 win. On Saturday The Rays used strong pitching to hold the Astros to 1 run. Alex Bregman homered in the 3-1 loss. On Sunday Yonny Chirinos pitched 7 innings of 1 run ball giving up just 2 hits. The Astros only managed 3 hits on the day.

Cubs (1-2) 10 AT Rangers (2-1) 11 – On Saturday Joey Gallo hit a three-run homer to put Texas up for good. Kyle Schwarber and Willson Contreras each had 3 hits in the 8-6 loss. On Sunday the Cubs and Rangers put on a firework show. The teams combined for 21 runs and 28 hits. Every Cubs starter notched at least 1 hit and all but 2 of the Rangers starters had a hit of their own.

Angels (1-3) 1 AT Athletics (3-3) 2 – On Friday The Angels scored 6 runs in the final 2 innings to comeback. Marco Estrada pitched 6 scoreless in the 6-2 loss. On Saturday Brett Anderson threw 6 scoreless to subdue the Angels. Stephen Piscotty had 2 hits and 2 RBI in the 4-2 win. On Sunday Frankie Montas gave up 1 run in 6 innings. Khris Davis hit his 4th homer and the Angels only picked up 3 hits.

Pirates (1-1) 5 AT Reds (1-1) 0 – On Sunday the Reds and Pirates finally got a second game underway. Trevor Williams pitched 6 scoreless and the Bucks blanked the Reds. Trevor Williams also picked up 2 RBI to help his own cause, though he hardly needed it.

Rockies (2-2) 3 AT Marlins (2-2) 0 – On Friday German Marquez gave up 1 run in 6 innings. Charlie Blackmon had 3 hits and 2 RBI in the 6-1 win. On Saturday Miguel Rojas and Martin Prado collected 3 hits each. The Marlins Bullpen pitched 3 and 2/3rds scoreless innings to secure the 7-3 win. On Sunday Sandy Alcantara excited Marlins fans with 8 dominant innings. J.T Riddle homered, but the day belonged to Alcantara.

Indians (1-2) 3 AT Twins (2-1) 9 – On Saturday Jake Odorizzi gave up 1 run in 6 innings and punched out 11 batters, but Trevor Bauer threw 7 innings of 1 run ball and gave up just 1 hit. Hanley Ramirez homered to lift the Indians to a 2-1 win. On Sunday Michael Pineda breezed through 4 innings and the Twins jumped all over Cleveland pitching. Nelson Cruz had a homer and 3 hits, and all together the Twins scored 9 on 15 hits.

Giants (1-3) 1 AT Padres (3-1) 3 – On Friday Joey Lucchesi pitched 5.1 innings of shutout ball and Ian Kinsler homered in the Padres 4-1 win. On Saturday the Giants Bullpen locked up the win with 4 scoreless innings. Eric Hosmer had 3 hits in the 3-2 loss. On Sunday The Padres held the Giants to just 2 hits.

D-backs (1-3) 7 AT Dodgers (3-1) 8 – On Friday the D-backs won on a 13th inning double by Carson Kelly. A.J. Pollock homered and hit safely 4 times in the 5-4 extra innings loss. On Saturday the Dodgers pummeled the D-backs. Both teams used position players to pitch. Cody Bellinger had 4 hits and 6 RBI in the 18-5 shellacking. On Sunday the Dodgers took a back and forth game. The Dodgers went up 4-0 then down 7-4 then they won 8-7. Luke Weaver homered for the D-backs, but A.J Pollock had the big hit for the Dodgers.

White Sox (1-2) 6 AT Royals (2-1) 3 – On Saturday Jorge Soler was 3-3 with 3 RBI. Yoan Moncada homered and had 3 hits in the 8-6 loss. On Sunday Lucas Giolito carried a no-no into the 7th. Yonder Alonso homered and picked up 3 RBI.

Red Sox (1-3) 8 AT Mariners (5-1) 10 – On Friday The Red Sox came back from a 6-1 deficit for their first win of the year. Down 6-4 in the 9th, Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer to win it for the Sox 7-6. On Saturday Mike Leake pitched 6 solid innings and Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer. The Red Sox scored 3 in the 9th, but still lost 6-5. On Sunday The Mariners scored 7 runs in the 3rd. J.D Martinez and Mookie Betts homered, but the Mariners offense is on fire through the first six games. After the game, sources confirmed that SS Xander Bogaerts and the Red Sox are finalizing a 7-year $132 million extension.

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