Martinez homers, Pink Sox rebound to chill off Yankees, 5-Four


Martinez homers, Pink Sox rebound to chill off Yankees, 5-Four

Information 11 Could 2018, 11:20 IST


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NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a tiebreaking residence run in opposition to Dellin Betances (1-2) main off the eighth inning, simply past Aaron Choose’s attain on the right-field wall, and the Boston Pink Sox rebounded after losing a four-run result in beat New York 5-Four Thursday evening and ship the Yankees to solely their second loss in 19 video games.

In one other dramatic sport earlier than a sellout crowd, Boston moved again right into a tie with the Yankees for the AL East lead at 26-11, one of the best document within the main leagues. The rivals do not meet once more till June 29 within the Bronx.

Boston constructed a Four-Zero lead in opposition to CC Sabathia as Hanley Ramirez drove in three runs with an RBI groundout within the first, an RBI single in a two-run third and a solo homer within the fifth simply earlier than a 55-minute rain delay. However the Yankees tied the rating within the seventh.

Joe Kelly (2-Zero) acquired the win and Craig Kimbrel closed for his 10th save in 12 probabilities.

Mookie Betts had three hits, elevating his batting common to a significant league-leading .361.

New York had gained eight straight video games total and 11 in a row at residence.


TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Seager hit two residence runs, together with his fourth profession grand slam, and Jean Segura had 4 hits as Seattle beat Toronto.

Mike Leake (Four-Three) allowed two runs and 6 hits in seven innings.

Seager hit a two-out grand slam off left-hander J.A. Happ (Four-Three) within the first and a leadoff shot in opposition to Jake Petricka within the fifth, his seventh profession multihomer sport.

Seager additionally turned in an awesome defensive play at third base, a sliding catch in foul territory to retire Yangervis Solarte.

Ryon Healy and Mike Zunino added solo residence runs for the Mariners, who had 17 hits to match their season excessive for a nine-inning sport.

Russell Martin hit a two-run homer however the Blue Jays misplaced for sixth time in eight residence video games.


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vince Velasquez recovered from a sluggish begin to strike out 12 in six innings, Carlos Santana hit a three-run homer and Philadelphia rallied previous the San Francisco for a four-game sweep.

Odubel Herrera added three hits and drove in two runs, extending his on-base streak to 39 video games for the Phillies, who improved to 15-5 at residence.

Gregor Blanco and Alen Hanson homered to offer the Giants a Three-Zero lead within the second inning earlier than Velasquez (Three-Four) started a string of 5 straight strikeouts. The fitting-hander allowed 5 hits and helped the Giants set a doubtful mark.

Santana, batting .153 coming into Could, continued his latest tear when he related off Ty Blach (Three-Four) in a four-run fourth.


MIAMI (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit Atlanta’s first grand slam of the season to focus on a seven-run sixth inning, Freddie Freeman had a career-high 5 hits and the NL East-leading Braves beat Miami.

Freeman additionally homered for the Braves in that sixth-inning outburst, when Atlanta acquired all of its runs with two out. Albies additionally had a run-scoring single within the ninth to cap his five-RBI evening.

The Braves have gained eight straight video games on the street, outscoring opponents 50-Eight in that span. Atlanta starter Mike Foltynewicz (Three-2) gave up three hits and one unearned run in 5 innings, and Luiz Gohara acquired a three-inning save.

Marlins starter Caleb Smith (2-Four) went 5 1/Three innings, permitting two runs on seven hits and hanging out 5.


BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Jones homered, scored three runs and had three RBIs, and Baltimore outslugged Kansas Metropolis to emerge with its second successful streak of the season.

Manny Machado and Trey Mancini additionally went deep for the Orioles, who trailed Four-Zero within the first inning and 6-Three within the second earlier than rallying to beat the Royals for the second evening in a row. The one different time Baltimore (10-27) gained successive video games this season was April 5-6 at Yankee Stadium.

Miguel Castro (1-1) changed ineffective starter Chris Tillman and blanked Kansas Metropolis over Four 2/Three innings, his longest outing of the season.


DENVER (AP) — Lorenzo Cain homered on the primary pitch of the sport, Jhoulys Chacin stored his former workforce in examine into the sixth inning and Milwaukee beat Colorado.

Cain lined a fastball from German Marquez (2-Four) to deep heart for his second profession leadoff homer. The Milwaukee outfielder additionally achieved feat on June 25, 2014, as a member of the Kansas Metropolis Royals.

Chacin (Three-1) cruised alongside within the place the place he kicked off his profession, permitting two runs over 5 1/Three innings. Jeremy Jeffress struck out the facet within the ninth for his third save in 4 probabilities.


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his fifth homer and added an RBI double, and Ian Kinsler had a two-run homer amongst his three hits as Los Angeles defeated Minnesota for its seventh victory in 9 video games.

Justin Upton additionally homered in his third straight sport and Kole Calhoun drove within the tiebreaking run within the sixth inning because the Angels snapped Minnesota’s five-game successful streak.

Brian Dozier hit a three-run homer within the sixth earlier than Max Kepler adopted with a tying solo shot for the Twins off reliever Jose Alvarez (2-Zero), however the Angels reclaimed the lead moments later and ultimately ended Minnesota’s longest streak of the season.

Andrelton Simmons had three hits for the Angels. Jim Johnson pitched the ninth for his first save.

Jose Berrios (Three-Four) yielded seven hits and 5 runs in 5 1/Three innings.


SAN DIEGO (AP) — Miles Mikolas gained his fifth straight resolution to start the season and Tommy Pham homered to assist St. Louis edge San Diego.

Mikolas (5-Zero) allowed one run in 6 2/Three innings in opposition to his former workforce, decreasing his ERA to 2.51. The fitting-hander had by no means confronted the Padres, who drafted him in 2009 and used him as a reliever from 2012-13.

Bud Norris earned his eighth save, and the NL Central leaders opened a six-game journey with their sixth victory in eight video games.

Pham singled and scored within the first on Jose Martinez’s sacrifice fly and homered within the fifth for the Cardinals’ solely extra-base hit. Each hits got here in opposition to Jordan Lyles (Zero-1).

Raffy Lopez homered off Mikolas within the seventh.


PHOENIX (AP) — Matt Adams singled residence the tiebreaking run within the 11th inning and Washington gained the opener of a four-game collection in Arizona.

Trea Turner opened the 11th with a single off Fernando Salas (Three-Four) and Anthony Rendon walked. Left-hander Andrew Chafin relieved Salas and, with the shift on, Adams singled by way of the shortstop’s regular place to offer Washington its first lead of the evening.

Brandon Kintzler (1-2) pitched a scoreless 10th and Sean Doolittle earned his seventh save.

A balk by Diamondbacks reliever Archie Bradley introduced within the tying run within the eighth.

Zack Greinke singled within the Diamondbacks’ solely run and pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning. He retired 16 in a row throughout one stretch.

Nationals starter Tanner Roark went seven innings, giving up a run and 4 hits.


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scooter Gennett homered and drove in three runs, Tyler Mahle and three relievers mixed on a four-hitter and Cincinnati beat Los Angeles for its third straight victory.

Mahle outdueled Walker Buehler in a matchup of 23-year-old right-handers. Mahle (Three-Four) allowed one run and three hits in 5 innings. Raisel Iglesias struck out the facet within the ninth for his fifth save.

Buehler retired 15 of his first 17 batters earlier than the Reds acquired to him within the sixth. Gennett, who had three hits, doubled within the tying and go-ahead runs with two outs to offer Cincinnati a 2-1 lead. Billy Hamilton added an RBI triple within the seventh.

The last-place Reds had misplaced eight in a row total to the Dodgers and 9 straight in Los Angeles.

Buehler (2-1) gave up two runs and 5 hits in six innings. He tied a profession excessive with eight strikeouts and walked none. He began the Dodgers’ mixed no-hitter in opposition to the Padres in Mexico final week.

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