Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run single with two outs in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 6-5 in a bizarre finish Sunday night to sweep a three-game series in the Bronx for the first time since June. from 2011.
Marwin Gonzalez tied the game with a home run in the seventh inning for Boston and made a deft defensive play at second base with a runner in scoring position for the last out. Gonzalez also converted a tricky double play in the bottom of the 10th – and made a pitching error that sent Tyler Wade to second base with two outs.
Gleyber Torres hit a double that evened the score in the bottom of the ninth off closer Matt Barnes (2-1), but Boston (36-23) rallied to win for the fourth time in a row and get into their best position in the league. campaign, 13 games above .500 average
Dominican right-hander Phillips Valdez got three outs to score his first major league save.
For the Red Sox, Venezuelan González 4-1 with scored and two RBIs. Puerto Ricans Christian Vázquez 4-1 with scored, and Enrique Hernández 4-0. The Dominicans Rafael Devers 5-0, and Danny Santana 3-0.
For the Yankees, the Dominicans Gary Sánchez 4-2 with a pair of RBIs, and Miguel Andújar 5-1 with scored. Venezuelans Torres 5-2 with scored and RBI, and Rougned Odor 1-0 with scored. Colombian Gio Urshela 5-2.
Braves win series to LA with a big Fried
Max Fried won the pitching duel with Trevor Bauer in a 4-2 win with the Atlanta Braves taking two of three games in their first series against the Los Angeles Dodgers since last year’s NL Championship Series. .
Albert Pujols hit his 671st home run and added two hits and two RBIs for the Dodgers. The Dominican homered to open the top of the ninth off closer Will Smith, who regained control for his save 11 in as many opportunities.
Venezuelan Ender Inciarte contributed one hit and two runs produced by the Braves.
Atlanta led 3-1 in last October’s NL Championship Series, before the Dodgers came from behind to take the pennant and subsequently beat Tampa Bay in their first World Series title since 1988.
Fried lost the sixth game 3-1 after allowing home runs by Corey Seager and Justin Turner in the first inning.
This time, Fried (3-3) allowed one run and six hits in six innings without walking for the first time in the last nine starts. He made 92 pitches, 65 of them strikes.
For his part, Bauer (6-4) allowed three runs and six hits in six innings and equaled his season high with four walks for the fourth time. Two of the hitters who walked on base scored a run.
For the Braves, Inciarte batted 3-1 with two RBIs and his compatriot Ehire Adrianza 3-2, while Dominican Abraham Almonte 2-1 with one scored and one RBI and Cuban Guillermo Heredia 1-1 with one annotated.
For the Dodgers, Pujols was 4-2 with one run scored and two RBIs.
Marquez, bullpen lead Rockies win over Athletics
Venezuelan starter Germán Márquez pitched six effective innings and a beleaguered Colorado bullpen led by Daniel Bard held out to help the Colorado Rockies avoid a three-game sweep by beating the West Division-leading Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Sunday. of the American League.
Marquez (4-5) allowed the first batter he faced in four of his innings to reach base. He limited the damage to just a courtesy run of six strikeouts and nine outs on grounders.
The Rockies’ shaky bullpen entered the game with the second-worst ERA in the league, but held back the Athletics after Marquez pinch-hitter. Mychal Givens escaped trouble in the seventh and Bard pitched two innings for his seventh save in 10 chances.
Marquez improved to 3-1 with a 2.39 ERA against Oakland.
Over six games on the road, the Athletics had a .297 batting average, with seven home runs and 39 runs scored. Sean Murphy supplied the offense with an RBI double in the sixth.
The break point occurred in the seventh with Oakland with runners in the corners and one out. Givens struck out Mark Canha and Tony Kemp to keep the score 2-1.
For the Athletics, Venezuelan Elvis Andrus 4-2.
For the Rockies, Raimel Tapia 4-1 with an RBI. Venezuelans Yonathan Daza 3-1, and Marquez 2-0.
Walls leads offense as Rays beat Rangers
Rookie Taylor Walls broke the tie with a two-run double in the eighth between his three hits, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 7-1 on Sunday.
The American League-leading Rays trailed 1-0 before scoring three times in the eighth inning and four in the ninth to score series victory on their return to the neutral stadium that hosted their World Series loss. against the Los Angeles Dodgers last fall.
Tampa Bay filled the house with no outs off Texas reliever John King in the eighth inning when Brandon Lowe hit the first of two errors by shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Randy Arozarena continued the attack with a single and the batter. pop-up Mike Brosseau negotiated passport.
After King (5-4) put out left-hander Austin Meadows with a 2-0 flyout, right-hander Josh Sborz took the mound and walked Yandy Diaz to enter the tying run.
Walls followed with a line to the center that was declared a double because he reached second base with no one covering it. The 24-year-old hit a pair of doubles and a single.
For the Rays, the Cubans Arozarena 5-1 with scored, and Díaz 4-1 with scored and three RBIs. The Dominicans Manuel Margot 4-1, and Francisco Mejía 3-0.
For the Rangers, the Cuban Adolis García 1-0.
Walton and Gilbert guide Mariners on Angels
Donovan Walton homered from the lead in the third inning. Logan Gilbert struck out seven in his first major league win and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-5 on Sunday.
On the day Angels starter left-hander Patrick Sandoval fanned his opponents 32 times, the most for any major league pitcher this season, Walton opened the third inning by lining a fastball to right field for put the scoreboard 2-1 in favor of the Mariners.
Walton and JP Crawford each had two hits and two RBIs as Seattle split the honors in a four-game series over the weekend.
Gilbert (1-2) had two hits and struck out seven in his fifth major league start. The 24-year-old right-hander – the 14th overall pick in the 2018 amateur draft – gave Justin Upton a home run and three walks in the first two innings before retiring 10 of the last 12 batters he faced.
Sandoval (0-2) set a career high with 10 strikeouts and knocked out all 11 batters he faced. The southpaw had three runs, five hits and one walk, and 69 of his 101 pitches were strikes.
For the Angels, Juan Lagares 5-0 with an RBI. The Cuban José Iglesias 5-0.