Mariners beat Phillies 11-6, Rockies defeat Cubs 3-0

ABS-CBN Sports on May 11, 2017 10:57 AM
Mariners beat Phillies 11-6, Rockies defeat Cubs 3-0
Seattle Mariners' Danny Valencia, center, celebrates his solo home run against the Los Angeles Angels with Jean Segura, left, and Robinson Cano during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carlos Ruiz hit a three-run double against his old team while Robinson Cano and Danny Valencia homered as the Seattle Mariners beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-6 Wednesday.

Ruiz earned another standing ovation a day after he returned and was honored with a video tribute that highlighted his career with the Phillies. The former All-Star catcher was 3 for 30 this season before clearing the bases with a liner off the left-field wall in the seventh against Joaquin Benoit (0-2).

Seattle swept the two-game interleague series. The Phillies have lost 10 of 12.

Tony Zych (2-0) pitched a scoreless inning.

ROCKIES 3, CUBS 0

DENVER (AP) — German Marquez (1-2) allowed three hits over eight innings, struck out eight and got his first major league hit with a two-run single in the seventh off Kyle Hendricks (2-2) .

Marquez had a no-hit bid until Kris Bryant's double leading off the seventh inning.

Greg Holland threw a perfect ninth for his 14th save in as many chances to help the Rockies take two of three from Chicago.

Ian Desmond hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the fourth that was set up by shortstop Javier Baez's error.

GIANTS 6, METS 5

NEW YORK (AP) — Hunter Pence hit a tying single and Christian Arroyo had a three-run double against Jeurys Familia (1-1) in a four-run ninth as San Francisco, a major league-worst 12-23, took advantage of third baseman Wilmer Flores' error to stop a five-game losing streak.

Flores nearly tied the score with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, hitting a two-run double off the top of the left-center fence for his third hit. Derek Law, subbing for injured closer Mark Melancon, retired Kevin Plawecki on a dribbler in front of home plate for his second save.

Bryan Morris (1-0) tossed 1 1/3 scoreless innings. Buster Posey homered in every game of the series, connecting in three straight for the third time in his career and first since June 2013.

ASTROS 4, BRAVES 2

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa had two doubles and two RBIs for Houston, off to its best 34-game start at 23-11. Correa's fifth-inning double off Jaime Garcia (1-2) drove in two runs for a 3-2 lead.

Joe Musgrove (2-3) allowed two runs and four hits in six innings, and Ken Giles pitched a perfect ninth for his ninth save in 10 chances.

Atlanta tied a season high with its sixth straight loss.

ATHLETICS 3, ANGELS 1

OAKLAND, California (AP) — Andrew Triggs (5-2) walked his first three batters on 14 pitches and allowed Jefry Marte to hit into an RBI forceout but lasted six innings and didn't allow another run. Liam Hendriks, Ryan Madson and Santiago Casilla finished the four-hitter, with Casilla striking out his first two batters in a one-hit ninth for his sixth save.

Jesse Chavez (2-5) allowed two runs and three hits over 5 2/3 innings in the first start against his former club.

Chad Pinder homered for Oakland.

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