Mike Trout went 5-for-5, his first career five-hit game, led the Los Angeles Angels to a 11-4 win over the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Yankee Stadium.
Trout doubles in his first two have beaten Sonny Gray (3-4), flown in the fourth round a go-ahead run with two runs in his third at-bat and his second RBI double of the game in the sixth met by Tommy Kahnle. His fifth hit was an infield single in the seventh Chasen Shreve.
Jaime Barria (4: 1) began his fourth stint with the Angels by allowing four runs on six goals in five innings. Sonny Gray (3-4) followed eight strong innings on Sunday in Kansas City, reaching 11 of the 21 players he faced. He was tagged for five runs on seven strokes in 3 2/3 innings.
Nationals 4, Marlins 1
Mark Reynolds struck a tie-breaking solo homer in the top ninth as Washington rallied Miami in Marlins Park to defeat.
It was the fifth Homer of the season for Reynolds, who also broke off a would-be start in the eighth round with a quick throw on the court from first base. The score was 1-1 at this time. Marlins closer Brad Ziegler (0-4) gave up the Reynolds Homer and took the loss.
The Nationals have beaten the Marlins 10 straight times, stating a franchise record for successive wins against an opponent, marking a mark originally set against the San Diego 1964.
Brewers 17, Mets 6
Christian Yelich and Jesus Aguilar had three hits and three RBIs apiece, and host Milwaukee had six players with several hits in New York at Miller Park.
The Brewers have won the middle two games of the four-game series and eight of 10 in total. The Mets have dropped by four out of five.
The Brewers actually fell 3: 0 before they even hit the plate before placing the game in the bottom of the first. The Mets led 5: 3 in the third round before Milwaukee scored twice in the third and fourth games, seven times in the fifth and seventh.
White Sox 8, Tigers 4
Tim Anderson struck twice Chicago's four Homer's and drove in a career-high four runs in defeating Host Detroit in Comerica Park.
Anderson, who has three homers in the last two games, also scored three runs. Jose Abreu scored four goals, including a homer, scored two goals and drove in two runs. Daniel Palka added a homer and two RBIs for Chicago. Jeimer Candelario drove two homeruns for the Tigers, scored three runs and drove in three.
White Sox starter Hector Santiago (1-2) held the minimum of five innings to claim his first win of the season. He gave three runs (two earned) on seven strokes and missed out five.
Phillies 2, Blue Jays 1
Knocker Nick Williams led the bottom of the eighth inning with a home run to give Philadelphia a win over Toronto.
The Blue Jays had tied the game to a seventh-inning single by Russell Martin, the first hit of the game allowed by Phillies starter Aaron Nola. Martin, the longtime catcher, made his first start at Shortstop.
Williams scored his fourth homer of the season, and the third of his career as a pinch hitter, on a 0-1 cutter from Blue Jays helper Joe Biagini (0-4). Maikel Franco also married for the Phillies.
Rangers 4, Royals 3 (10 innings)
Shin-Soo Choo drilled a walk-off home run to lift host Texas past Kansas City in Globe Life Park Rangers, who won the four-game series 2 -1, improved this season to 5-1 in extra-inning games. The royals fell to 2-4 in extras. Alex Claudio (3-2) came in 10th for Texas and took the win.
Choo married for the second year in a row and for the eighth time this season. His opposite-field sweep of Kevin McCarthy (3-2) to the left was also the 176th home run of his career, which meant a draw with Hideki Matsui for most of the Asian-born players.
Mariners 4, Twins 3 (12 innings)
Mike Zunino homered with two outs in the bottom of the 12th inning as hosts Seattle defeated Minnesota at Safeco Field.
Zunino lined a 2-2 right-handed slider Matt Magill (1-1) over the wall in the left field as the Mariners improved to 5-0 in extra innings. It was Zunin's eighth homer of the season. Nelson Cruz and Jean Segura also hit home runs for the Mariners, who have a 15-time Major League victory.
Twins Center Fielder Byron Buxton has dropped out of the fence after a fall into a spectacular catch at Cruz's start in the sixth inning. Buxton hit his head against the wall and fell on the warning lane. He was supervised by the training staff and had to leave the game with a cut above his left eye.
Reds 6, Rockies 5
Scooter Gennett scored five goals, including a homerun that Tony Cruz also heated, and visited Cincinnati to beat Colorado.
Michael Lorenzen (1-0) struck an inning in relief from Tyler Mahle to win the win, and Jared Hughes survived the ninth for his third save.
Gennett made a career high for hits playing against St. Louis last year and used a solid defense to help the Reds win. The Rocky Mountains loaded the base with no outs in the ninth out Hughes, but after being forced home, Gennett sank David Dahl's liner near second base and then doubled Carlos Gonzalez to finish the game.
Giants 5, Cubs 4  Brandon Crawford drove a two-run homerun and Brandon Belt drove in the tiebreaking and later game-winning run as San Francisco hosted Chicago at Wrigley Field.
Gorky's Hernandez went 3-for-5 with two runs scored the starting grid for San Francisco, while starter Chris Stratton (6-3) took the win. Stratton took five innings, four strokes and three runs with three lanes and six strikeouts.
Jose Quintana (5-4) absorbed the loss, allowing five strokes and four runs over 4 1/3 innings. He went two and fanned six.
Red Sox 8, Braves 6
Mitch Moreland hit a go-ahead in the sixth inning, two runs, Andrew Benintendi finished a double shy of a cycle with three RBIs and host Boston beat Atlanta in the second of a three-game series ,
Benintendi (3-for-4) hit a solo homer and two run-triple. Xander Bogaerts, Christian Vazquez and Blake Swihart each had an RBI when Boston won for the eighth time in 10 games. Steven Wright (1-0) took the win after three goalless innings with a walk and a strikeout.
Dansby Swanson hit a two-run homer and Ronald Acuna Jr. had a solo shot for Atlanta. Freddie Freeman, Nick Markakis and Kurt Suzuki each drove on the hunt for the Braves, who suffered their third straight defeat and their fifth in eight games.
Athletics 3, Diamondbacks 0
Matt Joyce, Matt Olson and Chad Pinder met Solowiners and right-hander Daniel Mengden threw his second career turmoil as host Oakland Blanked Arizona.
A leadoff hitter Joyce married at the first pitch of the first innings of Clay Buchholz (0-1), ahead of Olson in the seventh and secret Pinder in the eighth for the track and field, who had lost three of four and had seven games in a row without Homer until a Friday.
Mengden (5-4) gave two singles, drew five and did not hit the beat, while extending his scoreless streak to 16 innings.
Cardinals 4, Pirates 1
Jack Flaherty struck six strong innings as St. Louis broke a three game loss series with a win over Pittsburgh.
Flaherty (19659048) 2-1) allows one run and four hits, w with four strikeouts and two walks. He has won his first two major league victories in his last two starts as he helps fill the gap with starter Adam Wainwright (elbow). Bud Norris scored a perfect ninth and improved to 10 for 10 in the safe ways.
Matt Carpenter married Trevor Williams (5-3) and three teammates drove in one run. Starling Marte, fresh off the list of Disabled (right-angle load), hit a two-out pitch 447 feet over both bullpens in the middle for the pirate's only run.
Rays 5, Orioles 1
Anthony Banda hit a career-high 6 1/3 effective innings as host Tampa Bay beat Baltimore at Tropicana Field.
The Rays used reliever Ryne Stanek to launch, and he hit three in 1 2/3 innings, while throwing 21 games before Banda produced the best excursion of his career. Banda (1-0) was followed in the fifth leg by a trip to Danny Valencia before he freaked without damage. In seventh, he passed Manny Machado before allowing Chris Davis a double RBI single. The left-handed banda missed seven, gave a walk and threw 81 pitches.
Joey Wendle hit an RBI triple for his first extra-baseball hit in 56 at-fats and scored later, and CJ Cron chipped in a two-two when Tampa Bay won for the eighth time in 12 games.
Indians 8, Astros 6
Edwin Encarnacion took the field in all four games, hitting one of four home runs hosted by Cleveland in a victory over Houston at Progressive Field.
Encarnacion chased Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. (6-3) with a two-headed homer in the fifth inning, the Indian's third two-shot shot against McCullers. Cleveland scored four consecutive McCullers goals to open the fourth inning, with first baseman Yonder Alonso and second baseman Jason Kipnis socking two run-homers during the run.
The Astros had cracked their five game-winning snaps, but crackdown on the Indian takeover. Second baseman Jose Altuve finished 4-for-4 and a double-screech of the cycle. His two-run homer off-right right-hander Carlos Carrasco (6: 3) gave the Astros a 2-1 lead in the third.
Padres 7, Dodgers 5
Christian Villanueva beat two of the four home runs for he denied San Diego and led the game to victory over Los Angeles.
Villanueva's double in the sixth inning brought the score to 5: 5, and his eighth inning shot in the left field, his 14th of the season, added insurance run. Freddy Galvis had a two-run homer, and A.J. Ellis shot a solo shot.
The resurgent Dodgers entered the game in a modest three-game winning streak, but had won seven of their last eight before the Padres defeated them for the third time in eight attempts this season. Chris Taylor and Justin Turner married for L.A.
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