Last Night in Baseball History April 23rd

Scores in bold.

Tigers (12-10) 4 AT Red Sox (9-15) 2 Double Header – In game 1 Matthew Boyd gave up 3 runs over 7 innings and Ronny Rodriguez homered and had 3 hits. The Tigers had 12 hits in the 7-4 win. In game 2 The Tigers turned in another good pitching performance holding the Red Sox to just 2 runs. Brandon Dixon had 3 hits and 3 RBI to lead Detroit. Michael Chavis hit an absolute bomb for his 1st of his career.

Marlins (7-16) 3 AT Indians (12-10) 1 – Pablo Lopez threw 5 no-hit innings and ended up with 6.1 innings and no earned runs. The Indians managed just 3 hits. Jorge Alfaro’s homer started a 3-run 5th which was all the offense Miami needed.

Braves (11-11) 6 AT Reds (9-13) 7 – Yasiel Puig went deep and drove in 3 to lead Cincinnati. The game was decided in a wild 6th inning where the Braves scored 3 in the top half, but the Reds came back with 4 of their own in the bottom portion of the inning.

Diamondbacks (13-11) 2 AT Pirates (12-9) 1 – Adam Jones is having an incredible resurgence in Arizona and continued that with a clutch RBI double. Luke Weaver pitched 6.1 innings of 1-run ball but was matched by Trevor Williams and his 7 innings of 2-run ball. The winning run was a fielder’s choice where the Pirates came home but couldn’t nab the runner at the plate.   

White Sox (9-13) 1 AT Orioles (9-16) 9 – Andrew Cashner gave up just 1 run over 7 strong innings. Chris Davis went deep and had 2 hits. The Orioles had 4 homers and 11 hits.

Giants (10-14) 7 AT Blue Jays (11-13) 6 – The Giants had 4 homers and led the whole game. Rowdy Tellez hit a grand slam in the bottom of the 8th but it wasn’t enough for Toronto. Pablo Sandoval had 3 hits including a home run. Kevin Pillar got the scoring started in his return to Toronto after being traded recently.

Royals (7-17) 2 AT Rays (16-8) 5 – The Rays first 2 pitchers shut the Royals down for 6 innings. The Rays got off to a fast start scoring 4 in the first 2 innings. Mike Zunino homered and had 3 hits. The Rays +48 run differential is best in the majors while the Royals have now dropped 5 in a row.

Phillies (12-11) 0 AT Mets (13-10) 9 – Zack Wheeler continued the tradition of pitchers hitting this season. He had an RBI double and a solo-shot. He also pitched 7 scoreless innings with 11 strikeouts to shut down the Phils. Todd Frazier hit a grand slam and the Mets blew out the Phillies for their second straight win over their division rivals.

Brewers (13-12) 3 AT Cardinals (14-9) 4 – Yadier Molina had 4 hits and 2 RBI. Travis Shaw homered twice in the loss. The Brewers have dropped 3 straight and 7 of their last 10. The Cards have now won 4 in a row.

Dodgers (15-10) 2 AT Cubs (11-10) 7 – Jose Quintana was strong over 7 innings for Chicago and pitched with early run support. The Cubs jumped out to a 6-0 lead after the first 2 innings. Willson Contreras drove in 3 and Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead the Cubs.

Twins (13-8) 4 AT Astros (14-9) 10 – Eddie Rosario put the Twins up early with a 3-run shot for his 10th of the year. The Astros answered and then kept answering. Alex Bregman and George Springer drove in 5 between the two of them and Jose Altuve hit his 9th jack of the year. The Astros banged out 12 hits and are now just a half game back from Seattle.

Nationals (11-11) 6 AT Rockies (10-14) 3 – Patrick Corbin pitched well through 6 for Washington. Future All-Star Victor Robles drove in 3 runs on a bases clearing double in the 3rd. Raimel Tapia’s homer was the only bright spot for a Rockies offense that has uncharacteristically struggled to begin the year.  

Yankees (13-10) 7 AT Angels (9-15) 5 – Luke Voit homered twice to lead the Yanks to their 5th straight win. Domingo German threw 6.2 scoreless innings and Brett Gardner had 4 hits. Justin Bour hit a grand slam in the 8th to put the Angels within 2 but that’s as close as they would get. The Yankees banged out 14 hits in the win.

Rangers (12-10) 5 AT Athletics (13-13) 11 – Stephen Piscotty had a 4-hit night and everyone on the A’s had a hit. The Rangers matched the A’s in hits with 14 but couldn’t turn it into enough runs. The A’s put up a 6-run 4th to put distance between them and the Rangers.

Mariners (16-10) 3 AT Padres (13-11) 6 – Franmil Reyes had a 2-homer game for the Padres and they held the top offense in baseball to just 3 runs. Fernando Tatis Jr. had 2 more hits and looks to be the early favorite for NL ROTY.

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