YORK — Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller and Aroldis
Chapman combined for three innings of perfect relief for
the second straight game, Rob Refsnyder hit a tiebreaking
single and the New York Yankees took advantage of three
errors to rally past the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Friday night.
Tanaka (5-2) beat the Twins for the second time in seven
days, allowing three runs and seven hits in six innings.
York's "No Runs DMC" relief trio improved to
11-0 when all appearing together, with Chapman striking
out three batters on 11 strikes — for his 14th save in
15 chances. His first 10 pitches were all 100 mph or more
on the scoreboard before freezing Kurt Suzuki with a
changeup for a called third strike.
his first big league start since April 25, Tommy Milone
(0-2) allowed four runs — three earned — six hits and
two walks in 3 2/3 innings.
7, TIGERS 4
(AP) — Jason Kipnis hit two of Cleveland's four triples
and the Indians continued their season-long dominance of
Indians are now 7-0 against the Tigers this season.
Detroit had won 16 of 20 at home and was coming off a
four-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners.
Salazar (9-3) struggled with his command, walking five in
5 2/3 innings, but held the Tigers to three runs on four
Zimmermann (9-5) allowed seven runs on nine hits in a
season-worst 3 2/3 innings. After posting a 1.50 ERA in
his first seven starts, Zimmermann has allowed at least
six runs in four of his last seven.
3, BLUE JAYS 2
(AP) — Melky Cabrera homered, Todd Frazier drove in the
go-ahead run with a single in the seventh, and Chicago
Sox started a six-game homestand on a winning note after
taking three of four at Boston, while the Blue Jays lost
for the fourth time in five games.
drove a solo homer off Aaron Sanchez in the fifth and
finished with three hits against his former team.
broke a 2-2 tie with a sharp single to left with two outs
in the seventh against Jesse Chavez (4-2) after Tim
Anderson led off with a double under third baseman Josh
Robertson escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth for his
19th save in 21 chances. He struck out Edwin Encarnacion
swinging at a low 3-2 fastball and retired Michael
Saunders on a popup to end the game.
Jones (3-2) worked a scoreless inning in relief. Carlos
Rodon gave up two runs and six hits while pitching into
6, RAYS 3
(AP) — Adam Jones homered to start a four-run sixth
inning, and Baltimore handed Tampa Bay its eighth straight
Machado marked his return from a four-game suspension by
hitting his 18th home run in the eighth for the Orioles.
Machado received the suspension for charging Royals
pitcher Yordano Ventura on June 7.
falling into an early 3-0 hole, the Orioles finally got
their first baserunner against Matt Moore (3-5) in the
fifth inning and turned the game around in the sixth.
the AL East-leaders within a run with his 14th homer,
Chris Davis added a two-run single and a Tampa Bay
throwing error made it 5-3.
Ashur Tolliver (1-0) got two outs in the sixth to earn his
first major league win and Zach Britton worked the ninth
for his 22nd save.
Dickerson homered for the last-place Rays.
13, REDS 4
(AP) — Wil Myers drove in five runs and Melvin Upton Jr.
hit a pair of two-run homers as San Diego scored in each
of the first eight innings and spoiled the start of
Cincinnati's Big Red Machine weekend.
National League's top-scoring team in June kept at it,
hitting four homers. San Diego is averaging 5.86 runs in
a solo shot off Cody Reed (0-1) in the first, singled home
a run and had a bases-loaded double. Adam Rosales also had
a solo homer.
(4-3) got the win by going five innings and allowing four
runs, only one earned.
honored their 1976 World Series championship team on the
field pregame, and players wore throwback uniforms to the
days of the Big Red Machine. Pete Rose, who will be
inducted into the team's Hall of Fame and have his No. 14
officially retired over the weekend, was the last player
8, RANGERS 7
Texas (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer in the
ninth inning and Dustin Pedroia scored the tiebreaking run
on a wild pitch as Boston rallied past Texas.
15th homer came with two outs off Matt Bush (2-1), who had
just taken over after pinch-hitter Sandy Leon had an RBI
double on the 11th pitch of his at-bat against Jake
Diekman. Pedroia then walked, went to third on Xander
Bogaerts' single and came home on the wild pitch.
Sox trailed 6-0 early after starter David Price allowed 12
hits in only 2 1/3 innings.
Hembree (4-0) worked a scoreless eighth before Koji Uehara
struck out the side in the ninth for his second save.
4, CARDINALS 3
(AP) — Adam Lind hit a game-winning three-run home run
in the ninth inning off St. Louis closer Trevor Rosenthal
as Seattle snapped a six-game losing streak.
Mariners opened the ninth with a double by Kyle Seager and
a walk to Dae-Ho Lee. Lind reached down and drove a 1-1
pitch out to right field for his fourth career walk-off
home run. It was the third home run allowed this season by
Rosenthal (2-3) and his third blown save.
had scored three times in the eighth inning without the
help of a base hit. Seattle reliever Joaquin Benoit issued
three walks and a hit batter and Kyle Seager's error on
Matt Holliday's hard ground ball allowed two runs to
Roach (1-0) got the last five outs to get his first win.
10, ROCKIES 9
(AP) — Yasmany Tomas homered twice and drove in four
runs, Michael Bourn had a tiebreaking single in the ninth
inning and Arizona rallied for the win.
Segura had three hits and scored the winning run for the
Diamondbacks, who have won seven of their last eight.
solo shot with one out in the ninth off Carlos Estevez
(1-5) tied the game. Segura doubled one out later and
Bourn singled him home with a sharp liner to left.
also got the loss in Arizona's 7-6 win Thursday night.
a three-run homer in Arizona's six-run seventh for his
third career multihomer game.
Collmenter (1-0) pitched to one batter in the eighth and
Brad Ziegler worked a shaky ninth for his 16th save.
7, ANGELS 4
Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis hit a tiebreaking three-run
homer in the eighth inning to lead Oakland past Los
connected off of Fernando Salas (3-4) for his second home
run of the series and his 18th of the season.
(2-2) pitched one inning for the win. Ryan Madson earned
his 14th save in 17 chances by getting Albert Pujols on a
ground out with two runners on.
hit 573rd career homer for the Angels, who lost their
fifth straight to fall a season-worst 12 games below .500
(31-43). Pujols tied Harmon Killebrew for 11th on the
career list with his 13th of the season — first since
FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy threw seven strong innings
in another solid start, Brandon Belt hit a three-run
double and Angel Pagan had three hits as San Francisco
Giants trailed 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning
when Belt cleared the bases with a shot to center off
Elvis Araujo (1-1).
Francisco has won 12 of its last 13 games and 31 of 40,
tying a record for the best 40-game clip in franchise
history (June 12-July 21, 1954).
(4-6), 1-5 with an 8.21 ERA over his first nine starts, is
3-1 with a 1.94 ERA in his last six after allowing two
runs and seven hits in seven innings.
Casilla got Tyler Goeddel to ground out for the final out
for his 17th save after loading the bases.
Phillies have lost 10 of their last 11.
8, DODGERS 6
(AP) — Matt Joyce homered and doubled among his three
hits as Pittsburgh snapped Los Angeles' six-game winning
streak and gave Pirates manager Clint Hurdle his 1,000th
drove in two runs while filling in for right fielder
Gregory Polanco, who sat out with lower leg discomfort.
Jung Ho Kang also homered as the Pirates won for just the
third time in 16 games.
rookie shortstop Corey Seager had four hits to extend his
hitting streak to eight games.
Feliz (2-0), the fourth of six Pirates pitchers, retired
all five batters he faced and Mark Melancon pitched a
scoreless ninth for his 21st save in 22 opportunities.
Tepesch (0-1) gave up five runs and seven hits in just
(AP) — James Loney hit a three-run homer, Travis
d'Arnaud drove in three runs and the New York Mets
survived Atlanta's six-run fifth inning.
led 8-0 after Loney's three-run homer in the fifth. Steven
Matz almost blew the lead as he allowed six runs on eight
hits in the bottom of the inning.
Snyder hit a pinch-hit, three-run homer and Adonis Garcia
had a two-run double in Atlanta's big inning.
Robles (2-3) threw 2 2/3 perfect innings to stop the
Braves' comeback. Jeurys Familia recorded the final four
outs for his major league-leading 25th save.
rookie right-hander Aaron Blair (0-5) allowed eight runs
and seven hits and three walks in 4 1/3 innings, leaving
his ERA at 7.99.
(AP) — Rookie Willson Contreras homered and drove in
three runs to help Chicago snap its season-high four-game
hit a two-run homer in the Cubs' four-run first inning.
His RBI single in the seventh put the team with the best
record in the majors ahead to stay. He's batting .412 with
eight RBIs after seven games in the big leagues.
Contreras again excelled as a reinforcement for the
injury-hampered NL Central leaders, they endured another
setback when second baseman Ben Zobrist left the game
after he was hit by a pitch on the left ankle.
pitchers held the Marlins to two hits, including Justin
Bour's grand slam.
Cahill (1-2) threw a scoreless sixth and Hector Rondon
retired all four batters he faced for his second four-out
save in a row, and his 13th overall.
(0-1) retired only one of the five hitters he faced in the
13, ROYALS 4
CITY, Mo. (AP) — George Springer hit a grand slam and a
triple in Houston's nine-run first inning against Edinson
Volquez, and the Astros routed Kansas City.
finished with five RBIs, and Colby Rasmus had four hits,
including a homer in the eighth, scored three runs and
drove in two.
Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Jason Castro and Rasmus all had
RBI singles in the first off Volquez (7-7), who retired
only three of the 15 batters he faced with 12 scoring,
ballooning his ERA more than a full run to 5.15. He gave
up eight hits and walked three.
Keuchel (4-9) picked up only his second victory since
5, NATIONALS 3
(AP) — Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Keon Broxton each hit home
runs off Max Scherzer and Milwaukee extended Washington's
losing streak to a season-high six games.
(8-5) allowed five runs on five hits over six innings. He
walked three and struck out 10, throwing 117 pitches.
Jeffress hit the first batter in the ninth and then
allowed Daniel Murphy's hit with two outs, putting runners
at the corners. Wilson Ramos struck out swinging, giving
Jeffress his 20th save in 21 chances.
Torres (1-1) picked up the win with a 1-2-3 sixth.
struck out swinging in the first and third, but then drove
a 2-1 pitch from Scherzer well over the wall in
right-center for a two-run homer in the sixth.