Yankees outlast Red Sox in 16 innings
New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius runs on his RBI single during the 16th inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
The Associated Press
BOSTON (AP) — Didi Gregorius lined a go-ahead single in the 16th inning as the New York Yankees outlasted the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Saturday in the longest game between the bitter rivals at Fenway Park since 1966.
Matt Holliday hit a tying home run off Craig Kimbrel in the ninth that cleared the Green Monster, and it took 5 hours, 50 minutes and 512 pitches to finish.
Boston starter Chris Sale struck out 13 in 7 2/3 scoreless innings of three-hit ball. Luis Severino gave up Mitch Moreland's sacrifice fly in the third.
Boston protested over the lack of an interference call on Holliday at first base in the 11th.
DODGERS 7, MARLINS 1
MIAMI (AP) — Cody Bellinger became the first Dodgers rookie to hit for the cycle while Alex Wood became the first Dodgers pitcher in more than a century to win his first 11 decisions in a season, helping the NL West leaders extend their winning streak to eight.
Bellinger singled in the first, hit a two-run homer in the third, added an RBI double in the fourth and hit his second career triple on the first pitch of the seventh, becoming the ninth player in the Dodgers' 128-year history to hit for the cycle.
Wood (11-0) struck out 10 in six scoreless innings, allowed only four baserunners and lowered his ERA to 1.56 in 16 games this year.
An angry Yasiel Puig took several steps toward the mound after he was nearly hit by a pitch from Jose Urena (7-4) in the first inning. Puig hit two home runs in Los Angeles' win Friday.
PADRES 5, GIANTS 3
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner allowed four hits over seven innings, including home runs by Matt Szczur and Jabari Blash, in his first start since being injured in a dirt bike accident. He left with the score tied at 3-3.
Bumgarner was making his first start since April 19 at Kansas City. The next day, he wiped out while riding a dirt bike on a day off in Denver, spraining the AC joint in his left shoulder and suffering bruised ribs.
Hector Sanchez hit a two-run homer in the ninth against Cory Gearrin (3-3), sending San Francisco to its six loss in eight games.
CUBS 10, ORIOLES 3
BALTIMORE (AP) — Making his first appearance at Camden Yards since he was traded by Baltimore four years ago, Jake Arrieta (9-7) walked three in the first two innings, then settled down to hold the Orioles to four hits over 6 2/3 innings.
Addison Russell homered for the second straight game and Albert Almora and Anthony Rizzo also went deep for Chicago, which hit eight homers in winning the first two games of the series.
NATIONALS 10, REDS 7
CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony Rendon hit his second career grand slam and added a two-run homer as Washington overcame Scooter Gennett's four-RBI night.
Ryan Raburn homered to lead off the seventh, sparking a seven-run outburst capped by Rendon's 18th homer as the Nationals took a 10-0 lead.
Max Scherzer (11-5) finished with 10 strikeouts in six innings, his 12th game of the season and 61st of his career with at least 10. He issued a season-high four walks while allowing three hits.
METS 9, ROCKIES 3
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Bruce and pitcher Seth Lugo homered during an early barrage that sent Colorado to its 15th loss in 20 games.
Jose Reyes also went deep and Lucas Duda had a two-run double as New York took full advantage of a calf injury that knocked Tyler Chatwood (6-11) from the game after one out, 19 pitches and three walks.
TIGERS 11, BLUE JAYS 1
DETROIT (AP) — J.D. Martinez had five RBIs with a two-run single and a three-run homer while Michael Fulmer (10-6) won his fourth straight start, giving up one run and two hits in eight innings.
Francisco Liriano (5-5) allowed five runs, three hits and four walks in two-plus innings.
CARDINALS 4, PIRATES 0
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lance Lynn (8-6) allowed eight hits in 6 1/3 innings and hit a run-scoring double. Lynn hasn't allowed a run in his last 13 1/3 innings.
Jameson Taillon (5-3) lost for the first time in nearly a month, giving up four runs in five innings and matching his season high by allowing eight hits.
Pittsburgh left nine runners on base and went 1 for 10 with runners in scoring position.
BRAVES 8, DIAMONDBACKS 5
ATLANTA (AP) — Little-used Lane Adams drove in three runs with a go-ahead, pinch-hit, bases-loaded double in the sixth.
Adams was hitting only .214 in 28 at-bats before his double to the left-field wall off Randall Delgado (1-2) cleared the bases.
Ian Krol (2-2) recorded the final out in the sixth, and Jim Johnson pitched a perfect ninth for his 21st save.
MARINERS 4, WHITE SOX 3
CHICAGO (AP) — Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager homered as Seattle overcame three errors to win their third straight.
Felix Hernandez (5-3) plunked Jose Abreu twice and threw a wild pitch. But Cruz's two-run shot off Anthony Swarzak (4-3) — just the second homer allowed by the reliever this season — made it 4-3 Mariners in the sixth.
Steve Cishek, Tony Zych and Nick Vincent each pitched a scoreless inning before Edwin Diaz finished for his 15th save in 18 chances. The right-hander struck out Abreu with runners on first and second for the final out.
TWINS 4, ASTROS 2
HOUSTON (AP) — Brian Dozier homered and Eddie Rosario hit a tiebreaking two-run double off Tony Sipp in the sixth after Minnesota loaded the bases against Joe Musgrove (4-8).
Ervin Santana (11-6) allowed two runs and five hits in six inning and Brandon Kintzler pitched a scoreless ninth for his 25th save.
BREWERS 3, PHILLIES 2
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw broke an eighth-inning tie against Joaquin Benoit (1-4) with his 20th homer as Milwaukee (52-41) moved a season-high 11 games over .500.
Jacob Barnes (2-1) escaped an eight-inning jam thanks to a slick double play after he walked two batters.
Corey Knebel pitched the ninth for his 16th save. He struck out Tommy Joseph for his 45th consecutive appearance with a strikeout to start the season, a major league record.
RANGERS 1, ROYALS 0
KANSAS CITY, Missouri. (AP) — Shin-Soo Choo flared a lazy fly ball down the left-field line for a single with one out in the ninth, driving in the only run off Danny Duffy (5-6) as Texas won its 12th straight win over Kansas City dating to last July.
Duffy and Cole Hamels matched each other through seven innings and Jose Leclerc (2-2) relieved Hamels with two out in the eighth.
ATHLETICS 5, INDIANS 3
OAKLAND, California (AP) — Khris Davis hit his 25th homer, a two-run shot in the ninth off Bryan Shaw after Andrew Miller (3-3) walked Yonder Alonso.
Rookie third baseman Matt Chapman homered twice and scored three runs while Rajai Davis added an RBI single for the A's.
RAYS 6, ANGELS 3
ANAHEIM, California (AP) — Alex Cobb (8-6) gave up one run, six hits and three walks in 7 2/3 innings. After surrendering a career-high nine earned runs on June 3 to fall to 4-5 with a 4.52 ERA, Cobb has gone 4-1 with a 2.16 ERA in his last seven starts.
Morrison hit a two-run homer in the third to give him 59 RBIs this season. Steven Souza added a solo home run.