MLB roundup: Brewers down Pirates for 9th straight win – Reuters

2021-07-02 09:01:32 GMT +00:00 – Jace Peterson struck an RBI triple and scored twice Thursday to help the Milwaukee Brewers win their ninth successive video game, 7-2 over the host Pittsburgh Pirates.
Tyrone Taylor included a two-run single, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Omar Narvaez each hit an RBI double and Keston Hiura had an RBI single for the Brewers.
Milwaukee starter Corbin Burnes (4-4) pitched 7 1/3 innings, quiting one run and four hits with one walk and 5 strikeouts.
Ben Gamel homered and Jacob Stallings hit an RBI double for the Pirates, who have actually lost four in a row. Wil Crowe (1-5) pitched 4 2/3 innings, permitting 2 runs and 4 hits with 3 walks and six strikeouts.
Red Sox 15, Royals 1
Rafael Devers and Danny Santana combined for 10 RBIs, starter Nathan Eovaldi tossed seven scoreless innings and host Boston completed a four-game sweep of Kansas City for its seventh straight win.
Devers and Santana each went 3-for-5, clubbed a three-run home run and drove in a season-high five runs. J.D. Martinez and Enrique Hernandez both had solo shots, and Michael Chavis and Marwin Gonzalez each included an RBI as the Red Sox set a season high for runs in their 17-hit attack.
Jarrod Dyson had the only RBI for Kansas City, which took its ninth straight defeat and lost for the 21st time in 25 games.
Reds 5, Padres 4
Kyle Farmer belted a game-tying solo homer in the ninth and rookie Tyler Stephenson struck a walk-off single later in the inning as Cincinnati beat visiting San Diego.
Alejo Lopez went 4-for-5 and scored twice for Cincinnati, which salvaged the finale of a three-game series, handing San Diego simply its second loss in 11 games.
Tommy Pham drove in two runs and Manny Machado scored three times for the Padres, who had actually won the past 88 games when entering the ninth inning with the lead, including a 42-0 mark this season.
Braves 4, Mets 3
Austin Riley hit a two-run homer and Freddie Freeman, who had actually started out his first 4 journeys to the plate, drove in the winning run with a walk-off infield single as Atlanta won at New York.
Mets left fielder Dominic Smith had the very first two-homer video game of his career, consisting of one to connect the score at 3 to lead off the ninth inning against Atlanta better Will Smith.
Mets starter Jacob DeGrom offered up five hits and 3 in the very first 2 innings however did not allow another hit in his seven-inning stint. He retired the last 18 gamers he faced, including a stretch of 8 straight by means of strikeout.
Rangers 8, Athletics 3
Dane Dunning got the ball rolling on a combined five-hitter and Joey Gallo continued his power-hitting rampage with his seventh home run in the past 5 video games as going to Texas thumped Oakland.
Nate Lowe hit two homers and John Hicks commemorated a current promotion with a house run in his third big-league at-bat of the season.
Gallo became the first major-leaguer to homer in five straight contests this season, and he became the very first Ranger to do so given that Mike Napoli in 2012.
Rockies 5, Cardinals 2
Elias Diaz struck a two-out, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth as Colorado beat St. Louis in Denver.

Jul 1, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Richard Rodriguez (48) pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers throughout the ninth inning at PNC Park. Compulsory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
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Diaz ended up with 3 hits, and Brendan Rodgers likewise went deep amongst his 2 hits for the Rockies, who have actually won 4 straight. Daniel Bard (4-4) pitched a scoreless top of the ninth for the win.
Paul Goldschmidt had and homered two hits, and Tyler ONeill and Paul DeJong had 2 hits each for St. Louis.
White Sox 8, Twins 5
Zack Collins went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs and hit the go-ahead crowning achievement to propel host Chicago to a win over Minnesota, completing a three-game series sweep.
Collins was among five White Sox batters to end up with two hits. The others were Jose Abreu, Brian Goodwin, Andrew Vaughn and Yoan Moncada. Goodwin hit a solo homer.
Novice Michael Kopech (3-0) pitched a scoreless 6th inning to get the win in relief. Jorge Alcala (1-3) lost after permitting two runs in the sixth.
Mariners 7, Blue Jays 2
Shed Long Jr. struck a two-run crowning achievement, Jake Fraley included a solo shot and Seattle beat host Toronto in Buffalo.
Yusei Kikuchi (6-3) enabled one run and five hits while striking out six in seven innings as the Mariners took the three-game series 2-1 and completed their roadway trip at 4-2.
Marcus Semien had three hits– consisting of a solo homer and a double– for heaven Jays, who was up to 4-3 after 7 video games of a 10-game homestand.
Dodgers 6, Nationals 2 (5 innings).
Max Muncys grand slam highlighted a five-run 5th inning, and going to Los Angeles extended its winning streak to six games with a rain-shortened victory over Washington.
A.J. Pollock struck a game-tying homer to lead off the fifth, and Muncy eventually broke the video game open with his 4th homer in 5 games. Los Angeles utilized four pitchers in a bullpen game, with Tony Gonsolin (1-0) allowing a run over 3 innings of relief to get the win.
Patrick Corbin (5-7) enabled both homers and 5 earned runs with 8 hits over 4 2/3 innings for Washington, which had won four straight and 14 of the previous 17 video games.
Astros 7, Indians 2.
Jose Altuve belted his second grand slam of the season to move visiting Houston over Cleveland.
Michael Brantley released a solo homer among his three hits versus his previous group and Yordan Alvarez likewise went deep to help the Astros snap a four-game losing skid.
The offense proved more than enough for Framber Valdez (5-1), who worked around five walks to permit 2 runs on 4 hits while starting out 6 in seven innings.
Diamondbacks 5, Giants 3.
Josh Reddick slugged a go-ahead two-run homer and Pavin Smith included a solo shot to help Arizona beat San Francisco in Phoenix. Reddick had 3 of his teams seven hits as the Diamondbacks won for simply the 8th time in the past 55 games.
Merrill Kelly (5-7) pitched seven innings of three-run ball. The right-hander ended his groups four-game skid and is the only Arizona pitcher to win over the clubs previous 27 games.
Wilmer Flores smacked a two-run homer and Mike Yastrzemski hit a solo shot for the Giants, who took a season-worst 4th consecutive defeat.
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