Last Night in Baseball History April 2nd

Scores in bold.

Tigers (3-3) 3 AT Yankees (2-3) 1 – Jordan Zimmermann and Masahiro Tanaka matched each other with 1 run over 6 and 2/3rd. Dustin Peterson knocked in the winning run with his first Major League hit. The Yankees continue to deal with injury woes.

Brewers (5-1) 4 AT Reds (1-3) 3 – Orlando Arcia went deep in the 6th with a 3-run shot. Christian Yelich continued his hot start with 2 hits. Josh Hader collected his 4th save and is quickly becoming the best Closer in baseball.

Phillies (4-0) 8 AT Nationals (1-3) 2 – The Bryce Harper return lived up to the hype. Nats fans booed him and Max Scherzer struck him out. Harper had the last laugh when he went yard and emphasized it with an epic bat flip. The Phillies scored 8 runs on 14 hits and remain the last unbeaten team. The Nationals announced that SS Trea Turner broke his finger.

Orioles (4-1) 2 AT Blue Jays (2-4) 1 – Andrew Cashner pitched 6 scoreless as the Orioles held the Blue Jays to 1 run on 6 hits. Jonathan Villar doubled and tripled. The Blue Jays traded Kevin Pillar to the Giants and signed Randal Grichuk to a 5-year $52 million extension.

Rockies (2-4) 0 AT Rays (5-1) 4 – Blake Snell struck out 13 over 7 innings and only gave up 2 hits. Trevor Story had both hits for Colorado. The Rockies extended young righty German Marquez with a 5-year $43 million deal.

Mets (4-1) 6 AT Marlins (2-4) 5 – The Mets put up 5 runs in the 1st. The Marlins had 16 hits, but it wasn’t enough to comeback and beat New York. Starlin Castro homered and had 3 hits in the loss.

Astros (2-4) 4 AT Rangers (3-2) 6 – Asdrubal Cabrera homered in the win for the Rangers. Josh Reddick had 3 hits, Justin Verlander only lasted 4 innings.

Twins (3-1) 5 AT Royals (2-2) 4 F/10 – Adalberto Mondesi hit an inside the parker, but the Twins scored in the 9th and the 10th to claim the win. Nelson Cruz hit an RBI single to take the lead for good. Joes Berrios gave up 3 runs over 7 innings.

Red Sox (1-5) 0 AT Athletics (5-3) 1 – The night the Red Sox finally got a good pitching performance their offense disappeared. Matt Chapman homered in the 1st and that was all the offense for the night. Mike Fiers threw 6 shutout innings.

Angels (1-5) 1 AT Mariners (7-1) 2 – Marco Gonzales pitched into the 9th and gave up only 1 run. Daniel Vogelbach doubled and homered to back Gonzales. The Mariners are off to the best start.

Giants (2-4) 5 AT Dodgers (4-2) 6 – Cody Bellinger hit a Grand Slam in the 3rd. Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched 7 strong innings. Madison Bumgarner hit a homer and had 0 Earned Runs over his 6 innings. The Giants scored 3 in the 9th but fell short. New addition, Kevin Pillar pinch hit, but struck out.

Diamondbacks (3-3) 8 AT Padres (3-3) 5 – Zack Greinke hit two bombs and struck out 10. Hunter Renfroe homered twice for San Diego. The D-backs continued their hot offensive start becoming the first team to score 5+ runs in their first 6 road games since the 1927 New York Giants.

 The Braves signed NL Rookie of the Year, Ronald Acuna to an 8-year $100 million extension. With club-options the deal could keep Acuna in Atlanta through 2028.

The Indians extended Manager Terry Francona through the 2022 season.

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