Last Night in Baseball History June 26th

Scores in bold.

White Sox (37-41) 8 AT Red Sox (44-38) 7 – The Red Sox came back from deficits of 3-0 and 5-2. The Red Sox took the lead in the 8th where they scored 3 runs and took a 7-6 lead. Jose Abreu hit his 19th homer of the season in the 9th to give the White Sox the win. Abreu had 3 hits and drove in 4 runs for the White Sox who ended their 4-game losing streak.

Blue Jays (29-52) 7 AT Yankees (52-28) 8 – The injuries continue to mount for the Yankees, but so do the wins. Homers by Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Danny Jansen put the Jays up 5-0, but the Yankees came back with 3 in the 2nd and 2 more in the 4th. Gurriel hit another bomb and Cavan Biggio tied the game at 7 in the top of the 9th with an RBI single. Gleyber Torres won it with a walk-off single for the red-hot Yankees.

Royals (28-53) 3 AT Indians (44-36) 5 – Jake Bauers and Tyler Naquin went deep in the 4th to give the Indians a 4-0 lead. Francisco Lindor had 3 hits and scored twice in the win. Trevor Bauer struck out a dozen batters over 6.2 innings of 1-run ball allowing just 3 hits.

Padres (40-40) 10 AT Orioles (22-58) 5 – The Padres hit 5 homers and scored 10 runs on 11 hits in the win. Franmil Reyes hit 2 jacks and now has 22 on the year, and Hunter Renfroe went deep and now has 24. Eric Hosmer also produced with 3 hits and 4 RBI in the Padres win.

Dodgers (55-27) 2 AT Diamondbacks (41-41) 8 – Eduardo Escobar hit a 3-run shot as part of a 4-run first for the Diamondbacks. Cody Bellinger hit home run number 26 in the loss. The D-backs Bullpen pitched 4 scoreless innings allowing just 2 hits as they took 2 of 3 from the Dodgers. The Dodgers have allowed 300 runs this year which is 2nd best in baseball.

Rockies (42-38) 6 AT Giants (34-45) 3 – Pablo Sandoval doubled home a run and went yard, but David Dahl hit a grand slam to lead the Rockies to the win. Dahl later added another RBI to finish the day with 5. The Rockies Bullpen allowed just 1 hit over 4 shutout innings to close out the win.

Mets (37-44) 4 AT Phillies (42-38) 5 F/10 – Dominic Smith and Jeff McNeil went deep, and the Mets led 4-1 going into the 7th. Jean Segura was responsible for the lone Phillies run and added another 2 to the total during a 3-run 7th. In the 10th Jay Bruce hit a walk-off double to give the Phillies the extra inning win. The loss was the 4th in a row for the Mets who still haven’t won after the reporter incident.

Nationals (39-40) 7 AT Marlins (30-48) 5 – There wasn’t much scoring through the first 5 innings as the Marlins led 1-0. Matt Adams hit a 3-run blast and the Phillies scored 4 in the 6th and 3 more in the 9th. The Marlins scored 4 in the bottom of the 9th but couldn’t complete the comeback. Patrick Corbin struck out 9 and gave up 1 run over 7 innings in the win.

Rangers (44-36) 4 AT Tigers (26-49) 1 – Mike Minor continued his impressive season with a complete game victory over the Tigers. Minor gave up 1 run over 9 innings and just 5 hits to win his 8th game and lower his ERA to 2.40. Willie Calhoun, Jeff Mathis, and Danny Santana all hit solo shots in the 5th to give the Rangers the lead on their way to their 4th consecutive victory. The Tigers have dropped 6th straight and 10 of their last 11 games.

Athletics (43-38) 2 AT Cardinals (40-39) 0 – Adam Wainwright gave up 2 runs over 6.2 innings, but Daniel Mengden pitched 6 scoreless innings. Along with Mengden the A’s used 3 Relievers to hold the Cardinals scoreless. Both of the A’s runs came off of solo shots courtesy of Beau Taylor and Matt Chapman.

Reds (36-42) 1 AT Angels (41-40) 5 – Yasiel Puig and Justin Bour traded homers in the 5th and the game was tied at 1 going into the 8th. David Fletcher singled home a run and Justin Bour’s second homer was a 3-run shot to cap the 4-run 8th. The Angels held the Reds to 1 run on 5 hits to complete the 2-game sweep.

Rays (45-35) 4 AT Twins (52-27) 6 – Eddie Rosario and C.J. Cron singled home runs in the 1st as the Twins jumped out to a 3-run lead. Kevin Kiermaier, Tommy Pham, and Willy Adames all went deep to give the Rays the lead going into the bottom of the 7th. Nelson Cruz hit a bases clearing double in the 7th to give the Twins the lead for good.

Pirates (37-41) 14 AT Astros (50-31) 2 – Josh Bell hit his 21st bomb of the year as the Pirates scored early and often against the Astros. The Pirates scored 14 runs on 15 hits including a 6-run 9th. Kevin Newman and Corey Dickerson each had 4 hits and 3 RBI for the Pirates. Dario Agrazal got the win in just his 2nd big league game. He pitched 6 innings of 1-run ball in the win.   

Mariners (37-47) 4 AT Brewers (42-38) 2 – J.P. Crawford has been one of the hottest players in the game over the last 2 weeks. He is hitting .362 with 17 RBI in his last 15 games. He continued the hotness last night with a 3-hit game. Crawford twice doubled home runs and hit an RBI triple in the win. Mike Moustakas hit his 23rd blast of the season and Ben Gamel hit an inside-the-park homer in the loss.

Braves (48-33) 5 AT Cubs (43-37) 3 – Brian McCann and Nick Markakis went deep to give the Braves a 5-0 lead after just 3 innings. Homers from Willson Contreras and Kris Bryant were not enough for a comeback. Dallas Keuchel got his first win as a Brave when he gave up 3 runs over 5.2 innings.  

Vanderbilt won the College World Series last night as Mason Hickman gave up 1 run over 6 innings and the bats came alive to score 8 runs on 9 hits.

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