Last Night in Baseball History August 12th

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Orioles (39-80) 8 AT Yankees (79-41) 11 Double Header – In game 1 Didi Gregorius and Gleyber Torres went deep in the 1st as the Yankees had another good day against the Orioles. Gio Urshela homered and went 3-4 with 2 RBI in the 8-5 win. In game 2 Gleyber Torres did it again. He homered twice and set a record for most homers against a divisional opponent with 13. Torres had 6 RBI and Brett Gardner had 3 RBI to lead the Yankees who scored 11 runs on 12 hits. The Orioles elimination number is down to 4 on August 13th

Reds (56-61) 6 AT Nationals (63-55) 7 – Matt Adams and Trea Turner hit big homers as the Nationals built a 7-2 lead. The Reds countered late but fell a run short despite getting another home run from Aristides Aquino. Erick Fedde allowed 2 runs over 6 innings to earn the win. The Nationals hold the first Wild Card spot by a game.  

Rangers (59-59) 4 AT Blue Jays (50-72) 19 – When Justin Smoak and Randal Grichuk hit homers in the 3rd it made it 5-1. The Blue Jays were just getting started as they scored 8 in the 4th and 2 more in the 5th and 6th. When the dust had cleared the Blue Jays had beaten the Rangers by 15 runs. Bo Bichette had 4 hits and Grichuk and Smoak each had 3 hits and 4 RBI. The Blue Jays scored 19 runs on 21 hits in the rout.

Red Sox (62-59) 5 AT Indians (72-47) 6 – Franmil Reyes hit a 2-run blast in the 1st and Jose Ramirez hit a 3-run shot to give the Indians a 5-1 lead after 3. J.D. Martinez hit his 28th bomb of the year and the Red Sox tied it in the 9th with an RBI double from Xander Bogaerts. Carlos Santana walked it off for the Indians with his 26th blast of the season. The win gives the Indians sole possession of first place in the AL Central.

Diamondbacks (60-59) 8 AT Rockies (53-66) 6 – The Rockies scored 4 in the 1st but the Diamondbacks fought back with 3 runs. Trevor Story homered in the 4th and Ryan McMahon went deep in the 5th. In the 6th Jake Lamb, Nick Ahmed, and Carson Kelly all homered to give the Diamondbacks a 7-6 lead. Josh Rojas had an RBI in the 7th in his MLB debut. The D-backs Bullpen gave up just 2 hits over the final 4 innings in the win.

Pirates (49-69) 10 AT Angels (58-62) 2 – Josh Bell hit his 30th long ball of the season and picked up his 94th and 95th RBI. Starling Marte had 3 hits as the Pirates scored 10 runs on 13 hits.  Mitch Keller gave up 1 earned run over 5 innings to earn the win. The Pirates Bullpen held the Angels scoreless for the final 4 frames.

Rays (70-50) 10 AT Padres (55-63) 4 – Matt Duffy had 4 hits and 3 RBI as the Rays rolled to the win. Avisail Garcia homered and had 3 hits for the Rays who scored 10 runs on 14 hits. The Rays 4th win in a row puts them 20 games over .500 and gives them their 70th win.

Last Night in Baseball History August 8th

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Yankees (76-39) 12 AT Blue Jays (47-71) 6 – By the end of the 3rd inning Gio Urshela had 2 homers and the Yankees led 8-0. Mike Tauchman also went deep during the 6-run 3rd. Cameron Maybin and D.J. LeMahieu joined Urshela with 3 hits each as the Yankees scored 12 runs on 15 hits in their 9th straight win. Bo Bichette had his 9th consecutive game with a double which is an MLB record.

Braves (68-49) 2 AT Marlins (43-71) 9 – Elieser Hernandez got the win after throwing 6 shutout innings and allowing just 2 hits. Starlin Castro and Brian Anderson went yard in the 1st and Anderson hit another homer in the 4th. The Marlins 3 runs in the 1st and 5 runs in the 5th were more than enough to take down the Braves.

Angels (56-60) 0 AT Red Sox (61-56) 3 – Chris Sale became the 5th player to record 200 strikeouts in 7 straight seasons. He struck out 13 hitters over 8 innings of 2-hit ball. Sam Travis and Sandy Leon went deep to produce the Red Sox offense. The Red Sox only managed 3 runs on 5 hits but thanks to Sale they held the Angels to just 2 hits as the Angels suffered their 7th consecutive loss.

Cubs (63-52) 12 AT Reds (54-59) 5 – The Cubs jumped out to a 5-1 lead going into the bottom of the 3rd when the Reds scored 4 to tie it. The Cubs scored 7 unanswered runs to pull away from the Reds. The Cubs Bullpen took over from Cole Hamels and pitched 6 scoreless innings while allowing just 3 hits. Nicholas Castellanos hit 2 jacks and Ian Happ went deep as the Cubs scored 12 runs on 19 hits.

Royals (41-75) 8 AT Tigers (34-78) 10 – It was a back and forth game in Detroit. Hunter Dozier hit 2 homers, but the Tigers scored 5 runs in the 2nd. Miguel Cabrera hit a long ball to put the Tigers up 7-5 in the 4th but Alex Gordon answered with a 3-run shot to retake the lead. In the 7th Travis Demeritte hit a solo shot to tie it and in the 9th Jordy Mercer hit a 2-run walk-off homer.

Indians (69-46) 7 AT Twins (70-45) 5 – Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis had RBI hits as the Indians led 4-0 going into the bottom of the 4th. The Twins answered with 2 runs but Jose Ramirez scored 2 runs with a double to make it 6-2. Jorge Polanco and Miguel Sano hit RBI doubled during a 3-run 8th but that was as close as the Twins would get. Mike Clevinger allowed 2 runs on 3 hits over 7 innings while striking out 9 batters in the win. The Indians 3rd win in a row coupled with the Twins 3rd straight loss means the Indians are just 1 game back in the division.

Phillies (59-56) 0 AT Giants (57-59) 5 – Madison Bumgarner allowed 1 hit over 7 scoreless innings as the Giants shutout the Phillies. Mike Yastrzemski doubled home 2 runs in the 3rd and hit a solo shot in the 7th to lead the offense. The Phillies 3rd straight loss drops them into a tie with the Mets and both are half a game from a Wild Card spot. The Giants are just 3 games out.

Rockies (52-63) 3 AT Padres (53-61) 9 – The Padres Bullpen used 4 Relievers to hold the Rockies scoreless over the final 5 innings. Fernando Tatis Jr. made some nice plays in the field and homered to lead the Padres to the win. Manuel Margot also went yard for the Padres.

Last Night in Baseball History August 7th

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Rangers (58-56) 1 AT Indians (68-46) 5 Double Header – In game 1 Ariel Jurado allowed 2 runs on 3 hits over 7 innings, but Zach Plesac pitched 6 scoreless for Cleveland. Both Indians runs came in the 7th off a 2-run shot by Jose Ramirez. The Indians only managed 3 hits themselves in the 2-0 win. In game 2 the Indians used 5 pitchers to hold the Rangers to 1 run on 4 hits. Lance Lynn allowed 1 earned run over 7 innings but was tagged with the loss. Jose Ramirez homered again to lead the Indians to the double header sweep.

Marlins (42-71) 2 ATMets (59-56) 7 – Steven Matz pitched 6.2 innings of 2-run ball to earn the win. Pete Alonso hit his 37th bomb of the year and Michael Conforto went deep twice. The Mets completed the sweep of the Marlins and won their 6th game in a row, while the Marlins lost their 6th straight. The Mets have also won 13 of their last 14 in the hot streak.

Blue Jays (47-70) 4 AT Rays (66-50) 3 – Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Randal Grichuk, and Derek Fisher all went yard as the Blue Jays built a 4-0 lead that would hold. The Blue Jays first 3 pitchers shut out the Rays over 7.2 innings. Mike Zunino went deep for the Rays in the loss.

White Sox (51-62) 8 AT Tigers (33-78) 1 –Ivan Nova shut out the Tigers for 8 innings and allowed just 5 hits in the win. Tim Anderson had 4 hits and James McCann had 3 RBI on 3 hits. The White Sox scored 8 runs on 15 hits while holding the Tigers to a run on 6 hits.

Braves (68-48) 11 AT Twins (70-44) 7 – Ozzie Albies homered twice and had 4 hits as the Braves cruised to a win over the Twins. Charlie Culberson also had a 4-hit game and Freddie Freeman and Ronald Acuna Jr. homered in the win. The Braves scored 11 runs on 16 hits as only 1 hitter in the Lineup didn’t record a hit.

Rockies (52-62) 3 AT Astros (75-40) 14 – The Rockies actually struck first with a homer from Trevor Story, but that was quickly forgotten. Yuli Gurriel hit a homer and had 8 RBI to lead the Astros offense. Jose Altuve homered, and Alex Bregman had 2 hits and 3 RBI as the Astros scored 14 runs on 12 hits. Gerrit Cole won his 14th game of the year after throwing 6 innings of 2-run ball while allowing 3 hits and striking out 10 batters. The Astros routed the Rockies on their way to their 6th consecutive victory. 

Athletics (65-50) 1 AT Cubs (62-52) 10 – The Cubs flipped the script and jumped all over the A’s. Jose Quintana allowed 1 run on 2 hits over 7 strong innings to earn his 10th win. The A’s started the scoring with a run in the 4th but that was the last run they would get. Ian Happ hit a grand slam and Kyle Schwarber and Victor Caratini went deep for the Cubs who scored 10 runs on 11 hits.

Cardinals (58-55) 1 AT Dodgers (77-40) 2 – Jack Flaherty shut out the Dodgers for 7 innings and struck out 10 hitters but wouldn’t get the run support for the win. Marcell Ozuna started the scoring with a homer in the 6th and the Cards went into the 9th leading 1-0. Russell Martin hit a 2-RBI single to give the Dodgers yet another walk-off win. It was the Dodgers tenth walk-off win on the season. The Dodgers have won 5 straight games while the Cardinals have lost 5 straight.

Nationals (61-53) 4 AT Giants (56-59) 1 – Joe Ross allowed just 3 hits over 6 scoreless innings. Gerardo Parra hit a 3-run shot to lead the Nationals who swept the Giants. Adam Eaton had 3 hits and Trea Turner had 2 in the win. The Nationals 3 game winning streak has them 2 games up in the Wild Card race.

Padres (52-61) 2 AT Mariners (48-68) 3 – Fernando Tatis Jr. went deep in the 1st but Kyle Seager had 2 RBI to give the Mariners the lead. Francisco Mejia tied it with a solo blast in the 6th but Daniel Vogelbach came back with an RBI in the 8th to give the Mariners the win. Yusei Kikuchi allowed 1 run over 5 innings and the Bullpen allowed 1 run over the final 4.

Brewers (60-56) 8 AT Pirates (48-66) 3 – Keston Hiura hit 2 homers as the Brewers scored 8 runs on 10 hits to beat the Pirates. Hiura finished with 3 hits and 3 RBI and the Brewers used 5 pitchers to hold the Pirates to just 1 earned run on 6 hits. The Brewers 3rd win in a row has them tied for an NL Wild Card spot and they remain 3 games back from the Cubs.

Yankees (75-39) 14 AT Orioles (38-76) 2 – It took the Yankees until the 4th inning to start hitting homers. Gio Urshela and Kyle Higashioka each went deep twice. Cameron Maybin had 4 hits including a homer as the Yankees scored 14 runs on 15 hits. James Paxton allowed 1 run on 5 hits over 6.2 innings to earn the win. The Yankees swept the O’s and won their 8th straight game.

Phillies (59-55) 1 AT Diamondbacks (58-57) 6 – Zac Gallen made his Diamondbacks debut and tossed 5 scoreless innings while allowing just 1 hit. The Diamondbacks scored all 6 of their runs on singles and sacrifices. Eduardo Escobar leads the majors with 93 RBI. Ketel Marte and Wilmer Flores each had 2 hits to lead the offense in the win.

Last Night in Baseball History August 6th

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White Sox (50-62) 6 AT Tigers (33-77) 10 Double Header – In game 1 Jose Abreu homered and finished with 3 hits and 3 RBI. Wellington Castillo also went deep in the 5-3 win. In game 2 everyone in the Tigers Lineup got a hit as the Tigers scored 10 runs on 16 hits. John Hicks and Miguel Cabrera each had 3 hits and Jordy Mercer homered and had 3 RBI. The White Sox scored 5 runs in the final 3 innings but dropped the second game of the double header.

Brewers (59-56) 4 AT Pirates (48-65) 3 – It was scoreless until the 5th when the Brewers scored 2 runs. Bryan Reynolds homered, and Jose Osuna hit an RBI double to tie the score in the 6th. Orlando Arcia had the go-ahead RBI with a sacrifice fly and the Brewers scored another run when the Catcher blocked the running lane in a rundown. The loss was the Pirates 4th straight while the Brewers moved to just 1 game back from an NL Wild Card spot.

Yankees (74-39) 9 AT Orioles (38-75) 4 – Once again Camden Yards was the site for another Yankees batting practice. The Yankees hit six solo shots and scored 9 runs on 11 hits. Mike Tauchman homered and hit an RBI double, and in the field he robbed a homer. Austin Romine went deep and had 3 hits and 3 RBI as the Yankees won their 7th straight game.

Royals (41-74) 6 AT Red Sox (60-56) 2 – The most homers Jorge Soler has hit in a season before 2019 is 12. Last Night he hit his 30th and 31st jacks to lead the Royals over the Red Sox. Jakob Junis pitched 6 innings of 1-run ball to earn the win.  

Angels (56-59) 4 AT Reds (54-58) 8 – Justin Upton hit a 3-run shot in the 1st but the Reds quickly answered with blasts from Eugenio Suarez and Jose Iglesias. The Reds scored 3 in the 4th and used 2 homers from Tucker Barnhart to pull away from the Angels and hand them their 6th loss in a row. Mike Trout hit his 38th homer and is 28 years old today.

Blue Jays (46-70) 6 AT Rays (66-49) 7 F/10 – Brandon Drury and Cavan Biggio went yard as the Blue Jays built a 6-0 lead going into the bottom of the 4th. Avisail Garcia, Willy Adames, and Austin Meadows all went deep in the 4th to tie the score at 6. The Rays won the game in the 10th when Kevin Kiermaier scored on a wild pitch.

Marlins (42-70) 0 ATMets (58-56) 5 – Zack Wheeler tossed 8 scoreless innings as the Mets shut out the Marlins for their 5th win in a row. Wilson Ramos and Pete Alonso hit homers; it was the 36th of the season for Alonso. The Mets have won 12 of their last 13 and are just a game and a half back from a Wild Card spot. The Marlins dropped their 5th straight game and picked up their 70th loss.

Athletics (65-49) 11 AT Cubs (61-52) 4 – Dustin Garneau homered during an 8-run 2nd for the A’s. Stephen Piscotty hit a 3-run shot in the 4th as the A’s roughed up Jon Lester and the Cubs. The A’s scored 11 runs on 13 hits in the blowout. Brett Anderson allowed 2 runs over 6 innings to record his 10th win. The A’s are half a game back from a Wild Card spot.

Rockies (52-61) 6 AT Astros (74-40) 11 – Zack Greinke made his Astros debut and won his 11th game but wasn’t great over 6 innings. Yuli Gurriel went deep twice and 8 of the 9 Astros got hits. Gurriel and Carlos Correa each had 2 hits and 3 RBI to lead the offense which scored 11 runs on 13 hits. The Astros won their 5th straight game as they are once again cruising to an AL West crown.

Braves (67-48) 12 AT Twins (70-43) 7 – The Braves and Twins combined for 19 runs on 26 hits. Ronald Acuna Jr. homered for the 28th time and he stole his 26th base of the year. Ozzie Albies had 4 hits while Freddie Freeman had 4 RBI on 3 hits in the win. Freeman is hitting .306 with 28 homers and 91 RBI. Nelson Cruz was 4-5 with 4 RBI and 2 more jacks in the loss. Cruz is hitting .300 with 32 homers and 76 RBI and is second in the AL in OPS with 1.052.

Phillies (59-54) 4 AT Diamondbacks (57-57) 8 – Eduardo Escobar, David Peralta, and Alex Avila all went deep as the Diamondbacks once again reached the .500 mark. The Diamondbacks Bullpen allowed 1 run over 3.2 innings to close out the win in Mike Leake’s debut. The Phillies managed 15 hits but were 2-17 with runners in scoring position in the loss.

Nationals (60-53) 5 AT Giants (56-58) 3 – Anibal Sanchez allowed 1 earned run over 6 innings to earn the win for the Nationals. Kurt Suzuki and Trea Turner homered, and Suzuki had 3 hits and 3 RBI. The Nationals second win in a row gives them sole possession of an NL Wild Card spot as they moved a game ahead of the Phillies.

Padres (52-60) 9 AT Mariners (47-68) 4 – Dinelson Lamet struck out 12 hitters over 7 innings of 2-hit ball. The Mariners first hit of the game didn’t come until the 7th inning. Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his 20th homer of the season which capped off a 5-run 5th for the Padres. Eric Hosmer and Josh Naylor also went deep in the Padres win. The Mariners lost their 5th straight game.

Cardinals (58-54) 1 AT Dodgers (76-40) 3 – Clayton Kershaw allowed 1 run over 7 innings while striking out 9 to earn his 11th win. The Cardinals scored first with a Matt Carpenter RBI single, but Kristopher Negron answered with an RBI. Justin Turner doubled home a run and Max Muncy added another RBI as the Dodgers won their 4th straight game. Miles Mikolas allowed 2 runs over 6.1 innings in the loss as the Cardinals dropped a 4th consecutive game.

Last Night in Baseball History August 5th

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Marlins (42-69) 4 ATMets (57-56) 5 Double Header – In game 1 Jacob deGrom pitched 7 innings of 2-run ball to earn the win, and he singled home 2 runs. Jeff McNeil and Ahmed Rosario went deep to lead the offense in the 6-2 win. The Marlins had a nice moment when rookie, Isan Diaz hit his first MLB homer. In game 2 the Marlins led 4-2 going into the 7th when the Mets hit 3 solo shots to take the lead. Pete Alonso hit his 35th blast of the season and the Mets Bullpen allowed 1 hit over the final 4.1 innings for their 4th win in a row.

Brewers (58-56) 9 AT Pirates (48-64) 7 – Christian Yelich hit 2 jacks to bring his total to 39 on the year. He finished the game with 4 hits and 2 RBI. Orlando Arcia had 3 hits as the Brewers scored 9 runs on 13 hits to top the Pirates. The Brewers are 4 games behind the Cubs and 2 games back from the NL Wild Card spot.

Yankees (73-39) 9 AT Orioles (38-74) 6 – Jonathan Villar hit for the cycle, but it wasn’t enough for the Orioles. Mike Tauchman hit 2 of the Yankees 5 homers as the Yankees once again tore apart Camden Yards. Tauchman and Brett Gardner each had 3 hits as the Yankees scored 9 runs on 12 hits in the win, and Aroldis Chapman recorded his 30th Save. The Yankees have won 6 in a row and are 9 games ahead of the Rays for the division.

Royals (40-74) 5 AT Red Sox (60-55) 7 – Rick Porcello won his 10th game after allowing a run over 6 innings. Sam Travis and Rafael Devers hit homers to lead the Red Sox offense. Mookie Betts left with an injury after fouling a ball off his shin. The Red Sox win ended a tough 8-game losing streak.

Angels (56-58) 4 AT Reds (53-58) 7 – Luis Castillo pitched 7 innings of 2-run ball while striking out 13 hitters to earn his 11th win of the year. Jose Iglesias and Jose Peraza had big RBI doubles in the 1st inning as the Reds jumped out to a 5-0 lead. Mike Trout hit his 37th homer of the year in the Angels 5th straight loss.

Blue Jays (46-69) 2 AT Rays (65-49) 0 – Charlie Morton allowed 2 runs over 7 innings while striking out 9 but received no run support and took the loss. Jacob Waguespack allowed just 4 hits over 6 shutout innings. Cavan Biggio singled home Bo Bichette in the 1st and Bichette hit a solo shot in the 3rd. The Blue Jays won despite committing 3 errors and only scoring 2 runs.

White Sox (49-61) 7 AT Tigers (32-76) 4 – The White Sox scored 2 in the 1st and 4th and 3 in the 8th to take down the Tigers. Tim Anderson led the team with 3 hits as the White Sox put up 7 runs on 14 hits. Lucas Giolito picked up his 12th win by giving up 3 runs over 6 innings while striking out 8. It was the 4th consecutive loss for Detroit who have the worst record in baseball.

Rangers (58-54) 1 AT Indians (66-46) 0 Aaron Civale gave up 1 run over 6 innings in just his second game in the majors. Mike Minor earned his 10th win with 7 shutout innings as the Rangers held on in a 1-0 game. The sole run came in the 4th when Nomar Mazara scored Elvis Andrus with a sacrifice fly. The Indians did get 8 hits and a walk but couldn’t make anything of it as the Rangers won their 5th in a row.

Athletics (64-49) 5 AT Cubs (61-51) 6 – Javier Baez hit 2 blasts as the Cubs overcame some recent injuries to top the A’s. Kyle Hendricks allowed 2 runs on 1 hit over 6.1 innings. Nicholas Castellanos had 3 hits and 2 RBI including a solo homer. Ian Happ hit his first homer of the year for the Cubs who won their 4th straight.

Braves (66-48) 3 AT Twins (70-42) 5 – In the 5th inning Freddie Freeman hit his 27th homer but was matched by Max Kepler who hit his 31st. The Braves scored 2 in the 7th to tie the score before Miguel Sano walked it off with a 2-run shot in the 9th. Jake Odorizzi gave up 1 run over 5 innings while Mike Soroka gave up 3 runs over 7. The win was the 4th in a row for the Twins and their 70th on the year.

Phillies (59-53) 7 AT Diamondbacks (56-57) 3 – Vince Velasquez held the Diamondbacks to 2 runs over 7 innings. Scott Kingery homered for the Phillies who scored 7 runs on 13 hits. 5 Phillies had multi-hit games as they remain in a tie with the Nationals for a Wild Card spot.

Nationals (59-53) 4 AT Giants (56-57) 0 – Erick Fedde pitched 6 shutout innings as the Nationals shut out the Giants. Anthony Rendon singled home a run and Matt Adams added an RBI double. The Nationals scored runs by stealing home on a double steal and by scoring on a balk.  

Cardinals (58-53) 0 AT Dodgers (75-40) 8 – Tony Gonsolin allowed just 2 hits over 6 scoreless innings while striking out 7. Cody Bellinger hit his 37th homer which was a 3-run shot in the 1st inning. Joc Pederson also went deep as the Dodgers scored 8 runs on 12 hits on their way to a 3rd straight victory and a 75th win.

This Weekend in Baseball History August 2nd-4th

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Brewers (57-56) 2 AT Cubs (60-51) 7 – On Friday Jose Quintana gave up 2 runs over 6 innings. Jason Heyward and Javier Baez went deep to lead the offense in the 6-2 win. On Saturday Cole Hamels pitched 5 scoreless innings and allowed just 4 hits. Albert Almora Jr. homered and had 2 other hits in the 4-1 win. On Sunday Yu Darvish came through with a win as the Cubs swept the Brewers. Darvish gave up 1 run over 5 innings and struck out 8 batters. Christian Yelich opened the scoring with his 37th blast, but Jason Heyward answered with a homer and an RBI triple. Anthony Rizzo had 4 hits to lead a Cubs offense that put up 14 hits.

White Sox (48-61) 10 AT Phillies (58-53) 5 – On Friday the White Sox and Phillies played a 15-inning game that involved position players pitching and pitchers playing the field. Jose Abreu homered in the 3rd and had the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the 15th. The Phillies used 8 pitchers while the White Sox used 9 in the 4-3 win. On Saturday Aaron Nola struck out 10 hitters over 7 innings of 1-run ball. Bryce Harper and Rhys Hoskins went deep in the 3-2 win. On Sunday Leury Garcia hit a grand slam to cap off a 5-run 2nd. Eloy Jimenez and Tim Anderson also hit long balls in the White Sox win.

Mets (55-56) 13 AT Pirates (48-63) 2 – On Friday the Pirates scored 5 in the 4th and added 3 more in the 7th off of Starling Marte’s 3-run shot. The Pirates had 10 hits in the 8-4 win. On Saturday Jeff McNeil and Wilson Ramos homered to lead the Mets. Ramos had 4 hits and 6 RBI in the 7-5 win. On Sunday the Mets rolled to another convincing win. Michael Conforto and J.D. Davis started the scoring with blasts in the 1st. Jeff McNeil also went deep as the Mets scored 13 runs on 16 hits. Todd Frazier and Robinson Cano had 3 hits each in the blowout. Noah Syndergaard allowed just 1 run on 3 hits over 7 strong innings.

Red Sox (59-55) 4 AT Yankees (72-39) 7 – On Friday J.D. Martinez hit a homer in the 1st but was answered in the bottom of the inning by a grand slam from Gleyber Torres. James Paxton allowed just 2 hits over 6 innings in the 4-2 win. On Saturday the 2 teams played a double header. In game 1 the Yankees took advantage of a 7-run 4th to beat the Red Sox. D.J. LeMahieu went 3-5 with 4 RBI in the 9-2 win. In game 2 Gleyber Torres hit 2 jacks as the Yankees beat the Red Sox again. The Yankees had 13 hits in the 6-4 win. On Sunday Night Baseball the Yankees swept the Red Sox and seemingly put their 2019 to bed. Aaron Judge went yard in the 1st and Gio Urshela started a 6-run 3rd with a homer. The Yankees won their 5th in a row while the Red Sox have dropped 8 in a row.

Blue Jays (45-69) 5 AT Orioles (38-73) 6 – On Friday Freddy Galvis and Brandon Drury hit homers for the Blue Jays. Galvis had 3 hits in the 5-2 win over the Orioles. On Saturday Jonathan Villar and Trey Mancini went yard as the Orioles fought back to beat the Blue Jays. Mancini had 4 RBI in the 6-4 win. On Sunday the Orioles built up a 6-2 lead that included 2 bases loaded walks. The lead held despite 3 runs from the Jays in the 7th. Trey Mancini had 2 hits and 2 RBI as the Orioles and Blue Jays split the 4-game series.

Angels (56-57) 2 AT Indians (66-45) 6 On Friday Yasiel Puig had a couple of RBI hits for the Indians. Mike Clevinger gave up 1 run on 3 hits in 6.1 innings while striking out 8 batters in the 7-3 win. On Saturday Jason Kipnis hit a 2-run blast and Francisco Lindor hit a 3-run shot in a 5-run 5th. Carlos Santana also went deep in the 7-2 win. On Sunday Shane Bieber was on his game. He threw the complete 9 innings while allowing just 2 runs on 5 hits and striking out 8 to earn his 11th win. Oscar Mercado, Francisco Lindor, and Jason Kipnis all went deep to lead Cleveland. The win was the 3rd in a row for the Indians, while the Angels suffered their 4th straight loss.

Reds (52-58) 6 AT Braves (66-47) 4 F/10 – On Friday Alex Wood won his first game of the year with the Reds after throwing 6.2 innings of 2-run ball. Joey Votto homered and had 3 RBI in the 5-2 win. On Saturday Ronald Acuna Jr. walked it off with an RBI single in the 10th. Dallas Keuchel gave up 3 runs over 7 innings in the 5-4 extra-inning win. On Sunday Sonny Gray shut out the Braves for 7 innings. Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuna Jr. went yard to tie the game at 3 and send it to extras. Tucker Barnhart hit a 3-run shot in the 10th to put the game away.

Tigers (32-75) 4 AT Rangers (57-54) 9 – On Friday Rougned Odor and Hunter Pence homered as the Rangers held off a late rally from the Tigers. Lance Lynn won his 14th start as he pitched 7 innings of 1-run ball with 10 strikeouts in the 5-4 win. On Saturday Rougned Odor hit his 20th homer, it came in the bottom of the 10th sending the Rangers home happy. The Rangers Bullpen gave up 1 hit over 5.1 innings in the 5-4 win. On Sunday Willie Calhoun had the big hit for the Rangers, a bases clearing triple to give them the lead for good. Danny Santana homered, and Shin-Soo Choo had 3 hits. The Rangers Bullpen did not allow an earned run over the final 4.2 innings. The Rangers completed the sweep and have won 4 in a row.

Mariners (47-67) 1 AT Astros (73-40) 3 –On Friday the Astros hit 6 homers as they rolled over the Mariners. Wade Miley won his 10th start and George Springer had 4 hits in the 10-2 win. On Saturday the Astros combined to throw a no-hitter and it was in Aaron Sanchez’s debut. Michael Brantley had 3 hits and 4 RBI and Jose Altuve went deep in the 9-0 win. On Sunday Justin Verlander won his 15th game of the season. He struck out 10 over 6 innings and allowed 1 run on 3 hits. Alex Bregman had 2 hits and Yordan Alvarez and Carlos Correa had RBI in the win. The Astros swept the Mariners and have won 4 straight games.

Royals (40-73) 0 AT Twins (69-42) 3 – On Friday the Twins broke open a back-and-forth game with a 5-run 7th. Hunter Dozier homered twice, and Nelson Cruz had 3 hits and 5 RBI in the 11-9 win. On Saturday Nelson Cruz reached 30 homers by belting 3 of them. Kyle Gibson won his 11th game by pitching 6.2 innings and allowing 2 earned runs in the 11-3 win. On Sunday Devin Smeltzer allowed just 2 hits over 6 shutout innings for the win. Jason Castro hit a solo shot and Eddie Rosario had 2 RBI for the Twins who held the Royals to 2 hits. The Twins swept the Royals handing them their 6th consecutive loss.

Giants (56-56) 2 AT Rockies (52-60) 6 – On Friday Ryan McMahon hit a 2-run blast to tie the game and the Rockies took the lead on an RBI double from Ian Desmond. McMahon had 3 hits and Trevor Story also homered in the 5-4 win. On Saturday Scooter Gennett hit his 1st homer of the season to cap a 4-run 1st. The Rockies fought back to take the lead in the 6th but Buster Posey had the go-ahead RBI with a 2-run double in the 8th in the 6-5 win. On Sunday Donovan Solano homered in the 1st and 3rd but the Rockies offense was too much for the Giants. Trevor Story and Nolan Arenado went deep in the 1st and Arenado added a second homer with a blast in the 5th. The Rockies Bullpen allowed just 2 hits over 4 scoreless innings.

Nationals (58-53) 5 AT Diamondbacks (56-56) 7 – On Friday the Nationals used 5 pitchers to hold the Diamondbacks to 1 hit. Matt Adams doubled home 2 runs and Juan Soto homered in the 3-0 win. On Saturday the Diamondbacks responded with 18 runs on 15 hits. Eduardo Escobar hit 2 dingers and recorded 7 RBI in the 18-7 win. On Sunday Adam Jones and Ketel Marte each had 3 hits to lead the Diamondbacks to a series win. Jones ended up with 4 RBI while Marte dashed around the bases for an inside-the-park homer. Although they sit at .500, the D-backs are just 2.5 games out of a Wild Card spot.  

Padres (51-60) 10 AT Dodgers (74-40) 11 – On Friday Eric Lauer gave up 2 runs on 3 hits over 6 innings. Eric Hosmer and Wil Myers had 3 hits to lead the offense in the 5-2 win. On Saturday Walker Buehler was dealing. He earned his 10th win by striking out 15 hitters in a complete game. Justin Turner went deep and had an RBI hit in the 4-1 win. On Sunday the Dodgers and Padres played a wild back-and-forth game that finally ended on a Max Muncy double. Muncy had 4 hits and 3 RBI as the Dodgers scored 11 runs on 11 hits. Eric Hosmer hit a grand slam for the Padres who scored 10 runs on 12 hits.

Marlins (42-67) 2 ATRays (65-48) 7 – On Saturday Eric Sogard homered twice and Austin Meadows tied the game with a home run in the 7th. Willy Adames went deep to give the Rays the 8-6 win. On Sunday Yonny Chirinos got his 9th win after tossing 5 innings of 1-run ball. Michael Brosseau homered and ended up with 3 hits and 2 RBI. New acquisition, Jesus Aguilar, went deep as the Rays rolled to their 6th win in a row.

Cardinals (58-52) 2 AT Athletics (64-48) 4 – On Saturday Mike Fiers allowed 1 run in 5.2 innings to earn his 10th win. Chad Pinder hit a 3-run shot and the A’s scored 8 runs on 11 hits in the 8-3 win. On Sunday Dustin Garneau doubled home 2 runs and Jurickson Profar went deep. Tanner Roark made his first start for the A’s and earned the win. Roark gave up 1 run on 4 hits over 5 innings. The A’s have won 3 in a row and are just half a game back from an AL Wild Card spot.

Last Night in Baseball History August 1st

Scores in bold.

Twins (66-42) 4 AT Marlins (42-65) 5 F/12 – in the 1st inning Max Kepler hit his 30th homer of the year, but Harold Ramirez answered back with an RBI triple. Byron Buxton scored 2 runs with an RBI double and the Twins led 4-1 going into the 9th. Jon Berti doubled home a run and Neil Walker tied it with a 2 RBI single. In the bottom of the 12th Harold Ramirez walked it off with a solo blast.

Giants (55-54) 2 AT Phillies (57-51) 10 – Cesar Hernandez doubled home 2 runs and hit a solo homer. J.T. Realmuto followed the Hernandez homer with a 3-run bomb to make it 9-0 in the 4th inning. Roman Quinn homered in the next inning to give the Phillies their 10th run. Jake Arrieta gave up 1 earned run over 4 innings and the Bullpen held the Giants scoreless over the final 5.

Mets (53-55) 4 AT White Sox (46-60) 0 – The Mets rolled to their 7th win in a row and are only 4 games out of a Wild Card spot. Zack Wheeler pitched 7 shutout innings and allowed just 4 hits to earn the win. Robinson Cano homered and hit an RBI double to lead the offense in the shutout victory. The White Sox lost their 4th game in a row.

Brewers (57-53) 3 AT A’s (62-48) 5 – Ryan Braun got the scoring started with an RBI single in the 1st, but Chad Pinder answered with a solo shot in the 3rd. Both teams scored off of wild pitches in the 7th and it was the Brewers who led 3-2 going into the 8th. Matt Chapman hit his 24th homer of the year, a 2-run shot that put the A’s in front. Chase Anderson only allowed 1 run through 6 innings while Homer Bailey allowed 2 runs over 6 innings.

Blue Jays (44-67) 11 AT Orioles (36-72) 2 – Trent Thornton pitched 6 innings of 1-run ball to earn the win. Vladimir Guerrero homered twice and doubled to lead an offense that scored 11 runs on 14 hits. Danny Jansen had 3 hits and 3 RBI including a homer as the Jays rolled to their 4th straight win. Trey Mancini hit his 25th homer for the Orioles in the loss.

Rays (63-48) 9 AT Red Sox (59-51) 4 – Tommy Pham hit 2 RBI doubles and Mike Zunino and Austin Meadows homered as the Rays swept the Red Sox in Fenway. Jesus Aguilar had 2 hits in his debut for the Rays who scored 9 runs on 12 hits to earn their 4th win in a row. Xander Bogaerts hit 2 homers and had 4 hits with 3 RBI in the loss.

Astros (70-40) 7 AT Indians (63-45) 1 Gerrit Cole picked up his 13th win after holding the Indians to 1 run on 4 hits over 7 innings. George Springer and Alex Bregman went deep as the Astros celebrated their deadline acquisitions in style. Bregman had 3 hits and 2 RBI in the win.

Cubs (57-51) 0 AT Cardinals (58-50) 8 – Jack Flaherty allowed 1 hit over 7 scoreless innings while striking out 9 batters. The Cardinals used 2 early runs and a 4-run 6th to retake 1st place in the NL Central. Paul DeJong and Kolten Wong had 3 hits each as the Cardinals scored 8 runs on 14 hits and held the Cubs to just 1 hit in the shutout win.

Reds (50-57) 1 AT Braves (65-45) 4 F/7 – The rain shortened this game to only 7 innings. Max Fried pitched all 6 of the Braves innings allowing just 1 run on 4 hits in the win. Freddie Freeman hit his 26th homer of the year in the first which was a 3-run shot. Adam Duvall went deep in the bottom of the 6th and the game was called in the top of the 7th.

Padres (50-58) 2 AT Dodgers (72-39) 8 – Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax on the list of Dodgers strikeouts. Kershaw also won his 10th game after giving up 2 runs in 6 innings. Hunter Renfroe hit his 30th homer and Cody Bellinger matched him with his 35th. In the 6th with the Padres leading 2-1, Will Smith hit a grand slam as the Dodgers pulled away from the Padres. A.J. Pollock had 3 hits from the Leadoff spot in the win.