MLB roundup: Marlins Pablo Lopez fans MLB-record first 9 batters – Reuters

2021-07-12 09:34:36 GMT +00:00 – Pablo Lopez set an MLB record by setting out the first nine batters of the video game, leading the host Miami Marlins to a 7-4 triumph over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
Lopez (5-5), who did not record another strikeout after the third inning, lasted 6 innings and permitted five hits, with two strolls and three runs.
The previous record of eight straight strikeouts to start a video game was shared by German Marquez of the Colorado Rockies in 2018, Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets in 2014 and Jim Deshaies of the Houston Astros in 1986.
Dansby Swanson struck a pair of solo homers for the Braves in the defeat.
Jesus Aguilar had a crowning achievement and four RBIs for Miami, which ended a three-game losing streak. It was Aguilars 15th homer of the season, however simply his 2nd at house.
Astros 8, Yankees 7
Jose Altuve crushed a walk-off three-run house run and host Houston scored 6 runs in the ninth inning to finish a spectacular success over New York.
Altuve drove house Abraham Toro and pinch-runner Myles Straw with his 20th home run, topping an unexpected resurgence that began versus Yankees right-hander Domingo German and ended with right-hander Chad Green (3-5) enabling the decisive blast.
Martin Maldonado and Kyle Tucker likewise homered for Houston, and Gary Sanchez struck a three-run blast for the Yankees. The Astros Ralph Garza Jr. (1-2) pitched 1 2/3 hitless innings, with 3 walks and three strikeouts to select up the win.
Reds 3, Brewers 1
Nick Castellanos struck a two-run single with two outs in the ninth off better Josh Hader as checking out Cincinnati inched closer to first-place Milwaukee in the National League Central.
The Reds go into the All-Star break four games behind Milwaukee after getting their ninth win in 11 games. They took three of 4 in the series, with the last two wins chose in the ninth or later on.
Jackie Bradley Jr.s RBI single in the sixth represented the Brewers only run, as they lost for the sixth time in eight video games following an 11-game winning streak that vaulted them into top place.
Giants 3, Nationals 1
Right-hander Kevin Gausman pitched like an All-Star and Curt Casali supplied a three-run home run, sending out host San Francisco to a three-game sweep of Washington.
The National League West-leading Giants completed the very first half at 57-32, giving them the most wins in the majors and the greatest gaining percentage (.640 ). The 57 wins equates to the third-most in franchise history at the All-Star break, trailing just the 59 wins in 1993.
Gausman (9-3) snapped a personal two-game losing streak, enabling one operate on 4 hits over six-plus innings with 3 walks and nine strikeouts. Nationals right-hander Erick Fedde (4-6) worked 5 innings and permitted 8 hits and 3 walks. He struck out 7.
Athletics 4, Rangers 1
Matt Olson ripped two solo house runs and Chris Bassitt scattered four hits over seven innings to tape his 10th straight win as Oakland powered past Texas in Arlington, Texas.
The Athletics won for the 2nd straight video game and caught the weekend series with their department competitors. The Athletics handled just six hits, however 4 of them were solo house runs, with Jed Lowrie and Sean Murphy hitting back-to-back shots off Rangers starter Kolby Allard (2-6) in the top of the second inning.
Bassitt (10-2), who is on the A.L. All-Star Game lineup, provided up one run while striking out three and strolling one. He won his 10th straight choice over a stretch of 17 starts; he hasnt lost since April 6. Allard permitting all 4 homers and five hits in 6 innings.
Angels 7, Mariners 1
David Fletcher extended his striking streak to 24 video games in style, going 4-for-5 with a home run and 4 RBIs as Los Angeles beat Seattle.
Fletcher struck a solo homer with 2 outs in the top of the 3rd to tie ball game at 1 and extend the third-longest hitting streak in franchise history. He later on grounded a two-run single into best field to break an incorporate the fifth and lined a one-out single to center to make it 4-1 in the seventh.
Left-hander Jose Suarez (4-2) and three reducers combined on a four-hitter as the Angels restored the finale of the three-game series. Right-hander Raisel Iglesias pitched 1 1/3 innings for his 19th conserve.
White Sox 7, Orioles 5 (10 )
Adam Engel struck a three-run crowning achievement with 2 outs in the top of the 10th inning that provided visiting Chicago a triumph over Baltimore.

Gausman (9-3) snapped a personal two-game losing streak, permitting one run on four hits over six-plus innings with 3 walks and 9 strikeouts. Nationals right-hander Erick Fedde (4-6) worked five innings and permitted 8 hits and 3 walks. Allard allowing all four homers and 5 hits in 6 innings.
Betts, who likewise had 3 hits, led the video game off with a home run and likewise had three hits as Los Angeles won its final two games before the All-Star break. Max Kepler went 2-for-4 with a homer and 2 RBIs and Alex Kirilloff had two hits and 2 RBIs for Minnesota, which completed a four-game series sweep of the Tigers.

Jul 11, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Miami Marlins beginning pitcher Pablo Lopez (49) provides a pitch during the very first inning against the Atlanta Braves at loanDepot Park. Obligatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY SportsChicago put two on with two outs versus Tyler Wells (2-1) in the 10th before Engel crushed his homer to left– the groups 3rd homer of the day– for a 7-4 lead. Andrew Vaughn included a solo homer in the fourth and a three-run shot in the 6th.
The White Sox went 7-0 versus Baltimore this season. They scored 27 runs in this weekends three-game series.
Pirates 6, Mets 5
Wilmer Difo and John Nogowski provided RBI songs in the ninth inning to raise going to Pittsburgh over New York in the ending of their four-game series.
Nogowski gathered the tying hit and Difo had the consent struck off Edwin Diaz (3-3) after two were out to assist the Pirates earn a split of the series.
Rodolfo Castro homered two times, Michael Perez also went deep, and Difo and Adam Frazier each had 3 hits for the Pirates.
Blue Jays 3, Rays 1
Robbie Ray had a no-hitter entering into the seventh inning and wound up tossing 7 shutout innings as Toronto beat Tampa Bay.
Ray (7-4) pitched 6 1/3 hitless innings and retired 17 consecutive batters to start. Overall, Ray provided up one hit, strolled one and set out 11– the second-most strikeouts for Ray this season after he struck out 13 versus the White Sox on June 8.
The Jays took a 1-0 lead in the third on a crowning achievement to left from Danny Jansen. In the 4th, Santiago Espinal (3-for-4) singled in a run and Cavan Biggio made it 3-0 on a sacrifice fly to center that scored Lourdes Gurriel Jr
. Dodgers 7, Diamondbacks 4
Max Muncys last swing prior to heading to the All-Star Game was a game-ending three-run homer in the ninth inning as host Los Angeles rallied to beat Arizona.
After Albert Pujols led off the ninth inning with a single and Mookie Betts was intentionally walked, Muncy clubbed a no-doubt house run off Arizonas J.B. Bukauskas (1-2) into the right-field bleachers for his 3rd hit of the game. It was his 19th crowning achievement of the season.
Betts, who also had 3 hits, led the video game off with a crowning achievement and likewise had 3 hits as Los Angeles won its last 2 video games prior to the All-Star break. Josh Rojas had a double among his 3 hits for the Diamondbacks. Kenley Jansen (1-2) pitched a scoreless top of the ninth to get the win.
Phillies 5, Red Sox 4
Ronald Torreyes struck a three-run crowning achievement, and Philadelphia utilized six pitchers to make a victory over host Boston stick.
Torreyes shot offered the Phillies a 5-1 lead in the top of the fourth, and the pitching protected the lead the remainder of the method. Torreyes ended up three-for-four and scored twice.
Cristopher Sanchez (1-0) quit one run over 3 innings with 2 strikeouts to earn the win. Ranger Suarez pitched the last 2 1/3 innings and set out 4 to tape-record his 2nd save. Four other pitchers tossed a minimum of 2 thirds of an inning to contribute.
Twins 12, Tigers 9 (10 )
Jorge Polanco lined a three-run crowning achievement with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to provide Minnesota a wild success over going to Detroit.
It was the very first career walk-off homer for Polanco, who completed 3-for-6 with 5 RBIs. Polanco hit a 3-2 sinker from Tigers reliever Derek Holland (1-2) 395 feet into the left field bleachers for his 12th homer of the season. He drove in Trevor Larnach, who began the inning as the designated runner, and Nelson Cruz, who had been purposefully strolled.
Max Kepler went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs and Alex Kirilloff had two hits and two RBIs for Minnesota, which completed a four-game series sweep of the Tigers. Josh Donaldson doubled and scored twice and Cruz added a single, three strolls and three runs for the Twins. Tyler Duffey (1-2) chose up the win.
Rockies 3, Padres 1
Chris Owings hit the first pinch-hit home run of his profession, and his first crowning achievement of the season, to break a seventh-inning tie and lead going to Colorado past San Diego.
The triumph was available in Bud Blacks 2,000 th game as an MLB manager and put the Rockies on top for a second consecutive game. They won a road series for the first time this season and are now 9-34 far from Denver.
When he drove a curveball from Craig Stammen into the seats in right-center field, Owings had an 0-1 count.
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