Around the Major Leagues

2014-08-11T00:00:00Z Around the Major Leagues Arizona Daily Star
August 11, 2014 12:00 am

National League

Phillies 7, Mets 6: In Philadelphia, Ryan Howard had a game-ending single with two outs in the ninth inning after pinch-hitter Marlon Byrd had a tying hit and the Phillies won.

Dodgers 5, Brewers 1: In Milwaukee, Clayton Kershaw won his 14th game to tie for the National League lead, and Los Angeles beat the Brewers to avoid a three-game sweep in a matchup of divisional leaders.

Reds 7, Marlins 2: In Cincinnati, Devin Mesoraco hit his third grand slam of the season and drove in six runs, and the Reds salvaged the finale of a three-game series.

Padres 8, Pirates 2: In Pittsburgh, Tyson Ross recovered from a two-run first to pitch six strong innings and Seth Smith hit a bases-loaded triple, leading San Diego to its 14th consecutive series victory at PNC Park.

Braves 3, Nationals 1: In Atlanta, Alex Wood set a career high with 12 strikeouts in 7⅓ innings and the Braves cut Washington’s lead to 3½ games in the NL East. The Braves are 9-4 against the Nationals this season.

American League

Red Sox 3, Angels 1: In Anaheim, Calif., Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, Rubby De La Rosa pitched five-hit ball into the eighth and Boston bounced back from a 19-inning loss. The teams returned just 12 hours Saturday night’s 6½-hour epic won 5-4 by the Angels on Albert Pujols’ homer.

Rangers 6, Astros 2: In Houston, Nick Martinez got his first win since May 24 and Adrian Beltre and Shin-Soo Choo both homered to lead Texas, snapping a seven-game skid against their rivals.

Indians 4, Yankees 1: In New York, Carlos Carrasco rejoined the Cleveland rotation in fine fashion by pitching five dominant innings and the Indians nearly tossed another shutout at Yankee Stadium.

Twins 6, Athletics 1: In Oakland, Calif., Kurt Suzuki hit a tiebreaking double and Josh Willingham added two-run homer in the eighth, and Minnesota snapped a 12-game losing streak to the Athletics.

Mariners 4, White Sox 2: In Seattle, Austin Jackson, acquired in a trade with the Tigers before the deadline, matched a career-high with four RBIs to lead the Mariners.


Cubs 3, Rays 2: In Chicago, Anthony Rizzo hit a game-ending RBI single in the 12th inning, and Chicago avoided a three-game sweep. The last-place Cubs struck out 17 times, running their total to 44 for the weekend series.

Royals 7, Giants 4: In Kansas City, Mo., Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez each homered and Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning as the Royals extended their winning streak to seven.

Cardinals 8, Orioles 3: In Baltimore, rookie Kolten Wong had four hits and scored twice, Peter Bourjos homered and St. Louis avoided a three-game sweep.

The Associated Press

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