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Tyler Glasnow posted a career high of 14 spikes in 7 2/3 innings, and Willy Adames scored Monday night in St. Petersburg, Florida when the Tampa Bay Rays defeated Texas Rangers 1-0.
Glasnow (1-0) was electric in the 102-pitch show. Allowing only two hits and a step, he knocked out the side in the first, third and sixth innings. The strike amount did not match the franchise record of Chris Archer and James Shields.
In the seventh inning, with two outs to Taylor Hearn (0-1), Adames threw a high homer, his second, left on a 95 mph ball in first place. The Rays went 3-1 on their homestand, while the Rangers lost their fourth straight and were hidden for the third time in four games.
Texas starter Dane Dunning used impressive command of his five spots to hit Glasnow in a 71-pitch outing over four goalless innings. He allowed Austin Meadows in the first and Brett Phillips in the second doubles and two walks, but kept the Rays at bay while scoring five hits.
Yankees 3, Blue Jays 1
Kyle Higashioka hit two home runs and three runs, Gerrit Cole hit eight, and New York beat Toronto in Dunedin, Florida.
Higashioka’s first two homers of the season give the catcher five in his career against the Blue Jays. The other three came in a single game on September 16.
Cole (2-0) allowed one run, three hits and a walk in six innings. He pulled back the last 15 batters he faced. Aroldis Chapman threw a scoreless ninth inning with two hits to score his first save of the season. Jay’s starter Robbie Ray (0-1) allowed two runs, three hits and three walks in five innings.
Padres 6, pirates 2
Wil Myers went 3-5 homers and ended his career with five RBIs to back up Yu Darvish’s strong performance when San Diego won their fourth straight, an easy win in Pittsburgh.
Darvish (1-0) took his first win with the Padres, allowing one run and three hits in seven innings with one walk and six strikeouts.
With a 1-1 draw in the sixth inning, Manny Machado took a lead over rookie reliever Luis Oviedo (0-1) and finished second on Eric Hosmer’s chopper against Oviedo. Myers followed to the bushes in the middle with his third homer of the season to take a 3-1 lead.
Reds 3, Giants 0
Jesse Winker and Joey Votto scored their first home races of the season and Wade Miley (2-0) scored five goalless innings when Cincinnati won in San Francisco.
Tejay Antone added 3 2/3 innings to hitless relief and Lucas Sims took the last out for his first career rescue when the Reds ended a two-game loss that came after a six-game winning streak.
Aaron Sanchez (0-1) scored five strong innings for the Giants, whose offensive was only two hits. Losing at home for the first time in four games this season, San Francisco ended their winning streak in four games.
Marlins 5, Braves 3 (10 innings)
Garrett Cooper drove in three runs including the starting run in the 10th inning when Miami rallied late to beat hosts Atlanta.
Cooper, who was 3-5, linked the game with a double in two runs in the eighth inning, putting the Marlins in the lead to stay with a single Reliever Jacob Webb (0-1) midfielder who hit Jon Berti with the Tiebreaker. Brian Anderson doubled in an insurance run.
The winner was Yimi Garcia (1-1), who worked the last 1 1/3 innings and placed the Braves in order of 10. He reached out and walked one.
Tiger 6, Astros 2
Casey Mize took his first major league win by throwing seven innings, and Detroit ended a streak of four by beating hosts Houston on AJ Hinch’s return home.
Mize (1-0), the number 1 in the 2018 draft, started his ninth career and finished second this season. He allowed four hits and two walks while hitting five.
Hinch, the Tigers manager, led the Astros from 2015 to 19 and led the club in 2017 for the first world championship in franchise history. He was fired in January 2020 following the team’s sign theft scandal.
Brewer 6, boy 3
Pinch hitter Luis Urias scored a base clearing double to highlight a sixth inning in six runs as hosts Milwaukee beat Chicago for the third straight and fifth time in six games.
Milwaukee starter Freddy Peralta (2-0) scored ten hits in six innings, allowing a run with two hits and two runs. Josh Hader, the last of four Brewers reliefs, took the final two outs to record his first save of the season.
Cubs starter Adbert left with loaded bases and the Cubs 1-0 lead in the sixth inning, but all three runners scored on Urias’s strike. Alzolay (0-2) was charged with three runs on three hits and a walk in 5 1/3 innings. He fanned out six.
Nationals 5, Cardinals 2
Andrew Stevenson buckled on a tight homer and Juan Soto had three hits to take Washington past hosts St. Louis.
Kyle Schwarber and Yan Gomes each had two goals when Washington suffered a five-game loss. Schwarber, Josh Bell and Josh Harrison, who each missed their first six games following a team’s COVID-19 outbreak, made their debut of the season with a 4v12 combined win.
Yadier Molina hit his second home run of the season for the Cardinals. Kyle Finnegan (1-0), who allowed a run in 1 1/3 innings of relief, won. Brad Hand worked on a single and a walk on the ninth for his first rescue.
A is 9, Diamondbacks is 5
Jed Lowrie drove in three runs and Matt Chapman went 5-5 on a homer to help Oakland claim a win over Arizona in Phoenix.
Lowrie and Ramon Laureano each scored two goals and reached the base three times with two hits and a walk as Oakland won their third game in a row. Laureano stole two bases, Chapman had two RBIs, and Sean Murphy had two of the athletics 12 hits, both in doubles.
Asdrubal Cabrera had two RBIs for the Diamondbacks, who had a two-game winning streak. Kole Calhoun reached the base four times with three hits and one step and drove a run for Arizona that got seven hits.
White Sox 4, Indian 3
Prize runner Nick Madrigal scored an end-of-game throwing error by first baseman Yu Chang to help hosts Chicago beat Cleveland.
With an out and runners in first and second places, Nick Williams (NYSE 🙂 rolled an outfield player’s choice of grounder to Chang who decided to start a double game. The throw to second base, however, came from the helmet of Chicago’s Yasmani Grandal, who flew away and enabled Madrigal to score.
Codi Heuer (1-0) was the winner of the relief, scoring four hits in 2 1/3 goalless innings, both career highlights. Adam Eaton (NYSE 🙂 hit a three run homer for the White Sox, and Eddie Rosario shot a two run shot for the Indians.
Angel 10, Royals 3
Shohei Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs as Los Angeles exploited three mistakes hosted by Kansas City to score a win.
Angels starter Alex Cobb (1-0) scored 10 hits while allowing three runs with four hits and a walk in 5 2/3 innings. Mike Trout hit the base for the 29th straight game in 2020, scoring a home run in the ninth inning. The angels have played all 10 games this season.
Brady Singer (0-2) was well placed for the Royals but his defense betrayed him. He allowed four runs, only one of which was earned, in five innings and scored seven hits. Singer hit six without taking a walk. Salvador Perez went 4 on 4 and scored his 1,000th career hit.
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