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MLB roundup: Blue Jays rally with 6 runs in 9th to stun Orioles

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a go-ahead two-run double in a six-run ninth inning, and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays came back to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 10-7 Saturday afternoon.

The Blue Jays, who had two home runs from Marcus Semien and one from Guerrero, overcame three home runs by Baltimore’s Ryan Mountcastle and two from Cedric Mullins to end a five-game losing streak.

The teams have split the first two games of the three-game series.

Bo Bichette’s two-out bloop single against Tyler Wells tied the game after he had fouled off five pitches with two strikes and two out. Randal Grichuk added an RBI double.

Dodgers 9, Diamondbacks 3

Walker Buehler flirted with a no-hitter through seven shutout innings to lead the Dodgers to a 9-3 win against Arizona.

Buehler (7-0) brought a no-hitter into the eighth and struck out a season-high 11. It was his 23rd straight start without suffering a loss.

L.A. was paced offensively by Will Smith, who went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a home run.

Padres 7, Reds 5

Ha-Seong Kim, who entered the game after N.L. home run leader Fernando Tatis Jr. departed with a shoulder injury, hit a two-run, two-out homer in the bottom of the eighth to lead host San Diego past Cincinnati.

Tommy Pham was on second with his third double of the game when Kim hit a line drive off Reds right-handed reliever Heath Hembree (1-2) just inside the left-field foul pole. Nabil Crismatt (2-1) earned the win with three scoreless innings of one-hit relief. Right-hander Mark Melancon picked up his 20th save.

Eugenio Suarez had two hits and two RBIs for the Reds, who lost their third straight to San Diego after arriving riding a six-game winning streak. Rookie Jonathan India had three hits, and Jesse Winker had two hits and an RBI for Cincinnati, who lost Joey Votto to an ejection in the first inning for arguing an attempted check swing.

Yankees 7, Athletics 5

Gio Urshela led off the eighth inning with a go-ahead homer and host New York rallied past Oakland.

Gary Sanchez added a solo homer for the Yankees, who snapped Oakland’s seven-game winning streak.

Chad Green (2-4) struck out the side in the eighth inning. Aroldis Chapman allowed Ramon Laureano’s run-scoring single in the ninth before recording his 15th save.

Brewers 6, Rockies 5

Willy Adames hit a go-ahead homer in the ninth and added three doubles, and visiting Milwaukee beat Colorado in Denver.

Luis Urias had two hits and scored three runs, Daniel Robertson also had two hits and Josh Hader pitched the ninth for his 18th save for Milwaukee. Trevor Richards (2-0) pitched one inning in relief for the Brewers, who snapped a five-game skid.

Raimel Tapia had two hits to extend his hitting streak to 16 games and Trevor Story, Yonathan Daza and Ryan McMahon also had two hits for Colorado, which had its five-game winning streak ended.

Mariners 6, Rays 5 (10 innings)

J.P. Crawford hit a grand slam in the second inning and scored the winning run in extra innings as host Seattle defeated Tampa Bay for its sixth win in seven games.

Mitch Haniger lined the first pitch of the bottom of the 10th inning from Rays right-hander J.P. Feyereisen (3-3) down the left-field line to score Crawford from second base. Right-hander Rafael Montero (4-2) pitched a scoreless top of the 10th for the victory.

Tampa Bay’s Brandon Lowe homered with two outs in the ninth to tie the score. Mike Zunino and Manuel Margot also homered for the Rays, who suffered their season-worst fifth consecutive defeat and dropped a half-game behind Boston and into second place in the A.L. East.

Mets 5, Nationals 3 (Game 1)

Francisco Lindor hit two home runs with five RBIs and visiting New York defeated Washington in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.

Lindor had a pair of two-run homers sandwiched around an RBI-single as New York ended Washington’s five-game winning streak in the seven-inning contest.

Aaron Loup (2-0) was credited with the win after getting the final out in the fifth inning. Mets starter David Peterson allowed a run on two hits and three walks over 4 2/3 innings. He struck out six. Trea Turner had a double and two singles for Washington, which went 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position.

Nationals 6, Mets 2 (Game 2)

Kyle Schwarber homered twice, Jon Lester pitched six-plus innings and Washington defeated visiting New York to earn a split of their day-night doubleheader.

It was the second two-homer game in a week for Schwarber, who hit a pair last Sunday against the San Francisco Giants. He has five home runs in his last six games.

Lester (1-2) earned his first win as a National and first since Sept. 21, 2020. He gave up seven hits and struck out six while throwing 100 pitches without a walk allowed. Robert Gsellman (0-1) worked the first two innings of the bullpen game for the Mets and allowed a run on three hits.

Phillies 13, Giants 6

Rhys Hoskins blasted two home runs and drove in a career-best six runs to lead the Phillies past the Giants.

Ronald Torreyes added a homer of his own with a double and three runs batted in. Ranger Suarez (3-1) earned the win in relief.

Hoskins had ended a career-long 0-for-33 stretch one game earlier before his big night Saturday.

Marlins 11, Cubs 1

Adam Duvall hit two home runs for the second day in a row, Pablo Lopez fired seven scoreless innings and Miami cruised over host Chicago.

Jesus Sanchez added his first career home run for the Marlins, and Lewin Diaz hit his second. Duvall had four RBIs to lead Miami, which has won back-to-back games after losing four consecutive. Lopez (3-4) enjoyed his most dominant start of the season. He gave up one hit, walked none and struck out seven.

Jason Heyward hit a solo homer for the Cubs’ lone run. Chicago has lost five of six. Cubs starter Jake Arrieta (5-8) was pelted for six runs (four earned) on six hits in three innings.

Astros 7, White Sox 3

Robel Garcia delivered a bases-clearing double while Framber Valdez recorded his fourth consecutive winning decision as Houston clinched its four-game series against visiting Chicago.

The Astros have won six straight and 15 of 19 games and will pursue a sweep of their six-game homestand Sunday. The White Sox, meanwhile, have dropped three consecutive games for the first time since suffering a three-game road sweep against the New York Yankees May 21-23.

Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored, Michael Brantley had two hits and two RBIs and Myles Straw produced two hits and a run scored for Houston. Yoan Moncada, Yasmani Grandal and Andrew Vaughn (sixth homer) each had two hits for Texas

Red Sox 7, Royals 1

J.D. Martinez clubbed a two-run home run in a four-run fifth inning and Bobby Dalbec was 3-for-3 with a home run and a triple as Boston defeated host Kansas City.

Boston’s Nos. 8 and 9 hitters, Enrique Hernandez and Dalbec, finished the day 4-for-5 with two walks, a hit-by-pitch and three RBIs. The Royals continued to struggle in clutch-hitting situations. They finished 0-for-11 with runners in scoring position.

Martin Perez (5-4) allowed one run on three hits in five innings to earn the win. Brad Keller (6-7) gave up five runs on five hits in five innings, including two of his three walks in the Red Sox’s big fifth inning.

Twins 3, Rangers 2

Nelson Cruz hit a two-run homer and Max Kepler scored the winning run on a wild pitch as Minnesota defeated Texas in Arlington, Texas.

It was the 432nd homer of Cruz’s career, moving him past Cal Ripken Jr. for 49th place on the all-time list. Byron Buxton, activated from the injured list prior to the contest after missing 39 games with a right hip strain, singled and scored a run for Minnesota, which won its third straight game.

Isiah Kiner-Falefa hit a two-run home run and doubled for the Rangers, while Solak and Nate Lowe each had two hits as Texas lost for the 18th time in its last 21 games.

Angels 8, Tigers 3

Shohei Ohtani continued his home run onslaught, helping lead Los Angeles over Detroit in Anaheim, Calif.

Ohtani has hit five home runs in his past five games, increasing his season total to 22, one behind Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for the major league lead. Jared Walsh also homered for Los Angeles, his 17th of the season. Walsh also had one of the Angels’ six doubles in the game.

Daz Cameron hit his second homer of the season for the Tigers, with Jonathan Schoop adding a solo shot, his 13th of the season.

Pirates 6, Indians 3

Michael Perez and Bryan Reynolds each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to lift Pittsburgh past visiting Cleveland.

Pittsburgh starter Wil Crowe went 4 2/3 innings. Two of the four hits he allowed were homers. He walked two and struck out two. Chris Stratton (2-0) pitched two scoreless, one-hit innings.

Harold Ramirez hit two solo homers and Rene Rivera one for the Indians.

–Field Level Media

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