Victor Martinez scored a thrilling home race with a ninth-in ninth in the lead, and Niko Goodrum followed up with a tiebreaking Homer three pitches later as the Detroit Tigers rallied in a series of five defeats in a rally of eight -7 Yankees Stadium Thursday night victory
The Yankees took a 7-5 lead in the ninth on Luke Voit's two-run homer in seventh out of Victor Alcantara. New York fell to 69-2 when he headed for eight.
Red Sox 9, White Sox 4
Jackie Bradley Jr. scored the tiebreaking single in the ninth inning, and JD Martinez finished the five-run frame with a three After batting Boston, Boston defeated Chicago ,
Mookie Betts struck twice in the seventh round and Ian Kinsler went 3: 4 in the lead to win the third game in a row. Bradley had two RBIs, and Andrew Benintendi and Blake Swihart each had run-scoring singles for the Red Sox.
Avisail Garcia married and had three RBIs for the White Sox, which lost for the second time in their last seven competitions. Yolmer Sanchez went 3-for-5.
Mariners 7, Athletics 1
Wade LeBlanc watched his teammates score five runs before even taking the hill, then seven shutout innings to lead Seattle to a key win in Oakland
The Mariners used a two-round throwing error and a baseloaded walk in the first path to crack a losing streak of three games and within 4 1/2 games of the A & # 39; s duels for the second To take up space in the American League West and the second AL wildcard spot.
LeBlanc (8: 3) was able to keep his early 5-0 lead lightly and limit the A & # 39; s in his seven innings to three hits and three walks. He reached four.
Angel 5, Astros 2
Andrew Heaney made a sweeping loss-stroke in street starts, and Andrelton Simmons assisted this effort with a three-run double when Los Angeles host Houston led.
Heaney (8-8) Astros right-hander Justin Verlander, who allowed five hits and a run over six innings. Houston only managed an extra bashit against Heaney, a Jose Altuve doubles in the first inning.
Heaney was 0-5 with a 5.37 ERA in 12 outings from Angel Stadium this season. He had last won on the road on September 2, 2015, a span of 17 starters.
Cubs 5, Braves 4
Pinch hitter Tommy La Stella hit a two-run homer, his first of the season, in the sixth inning, visiting Chicago in Atlanta.
The win, a make-up date from a May rain, held the Cubs 4 1/2 games on the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Central. The defeat clouded the Braves' lead in the NL East to three games over the idle Philadelphia Phillies.
The Cubs went into sixth behind 4-3 after the Braves made three runs in the bottom of the fifth, two on a triple by Freddie Freeman, who then scored on a sacrificial fly.
Cardinals 5, Pirates 0
John Gant struck 5 2/3 scoreless innings and struck a solo run to lead St. Louis to an exclusion from a visit to Pittsburgh. 19659023] Harrison Bader also married, and Jose Martinez had a two-run single for St. Louis, who took the crucial game of the three-game set to win his 10th consecutive series.
The Cardinals, who hold first place in the National League wild card tables, have 21 wins in August.
Brewers 2, Reds 1 (11 innings)
Lorenzo Cain led the 11th inning with a first pitch home run, the Milwaukee to victory at Cincinnati
Cains line-drive homer to left-center ahead of Austin Brice was the Brewers' first hit ever since the fifth inning, allowing Milwaukee to retain possession of the second National League Wild Card.
Joakim Soria (1-3) earned the win after allowing a hit by beating the 10th inning. Josh Hader threw a perfect 11th for his eleventh defense when the Brewers won for the seventh time in 10 games.
Padres 3, Rockies 2 (13 innings)
Rookie outfielder Franmil Reyes struck the first walk-off home run of his career with two outs in the 13th inning to give host San Diego a win over Colorado.
The loss was expensive for the Rocky Mountains, who dropped back in both the National League West and the Wild Card standings. Colorado follows first place Arizona by 1 1/2 games in its division, while two games fall behind Milwaukee for the second wild card.
There were only nine hits in the marathon, with the Padres 8 2/3 innings inbetween hits by Austin Hedges & # 39; second-inning RBI triple to Reyes & # 39; s; Single in 11th place. The Rockies were hitless until the sixth.
Diamondbacks 3, Dodgers 1
David Peralta hit a three-run homer, and Robbie Ray won for the first time since June 27, when Arizona retained his lead in the National League with a win in Los Angeles ,
With the opening game of a four-game showdown series at Dodger Stadium, the Diamondbacks drew two games ahead of Dodge Square Three.
The Dodgers' season-high five-game winning streak came to an end. Manny Machado hit his 33rd home run; he has seven in his last 12 games and has raced in five consecutive competitions.
Indians 5, Gemini 3
Jason Kipnis hit a tie-breaking three-run homer to cap a four-part sixth inning and right Mike Clevinger became the fourth Cleveland pitcher to win 10 wins in a win over the visit from Minnesota.
Clevinger (10-7), who gave up two unearned runs on a two-run homer by Heide Adriania after an infield error, nicked nine and went one and scored four goals. He joined Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco and Trevor Bauer as a double-digit winner of the Indians.
Brad Hand made a leading goal to Miguel Sano in the ninth inning before taking on his 30th save, his sixth in as many chances since joining Cleveland from San Diego.
– Field Level Media