Stott HR, 5 RBIs assist rally Phillies to win over Braves

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryson Stott homered, doubled and drove in 5 runs to elevate the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-4 comeback victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night time.

Alec Bohm doubled and had three hits for the Phillies, who rebounded from a three-game sweep at dwelling in opposition to the Chicago Cubs final weekend.

Austin Riley had a pair of doubles and Marcell Ozuna had three hits and an RBI for the Braves, who fell two video games behind the first-place New York Mets within the NL East.

With the Braves main by one, A.J. Minter (4-3) acquired the primary two outs within the eighth inning earlier than Bohm and Yairo Muñoz singled to place runners on first and second. Stott then drove a full-count cutter into the seats in proper discipline for his seventh dwelling run, placing the Phillies forward 6-4.

Andrew Bellatti (2-3) pitched a scoreless eighth for the win, and Seranthony Dominguez labored an ideal ninth for his fifth save.

Atlanta starter Max Fried gave up three runs on 9 hits with eight strikeouts and no walks in six innings.


BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland pitcher Zach Plesac threw the ball out of Fenway Park because the grounds crew started to carry out the tarp, and Boston ended a five-game shedding streak by beating the Guardians.

Alex Verdugo hit a tiebreaking double and Boston’s bullpen labored 3 1/3 scoreless innings. The Crimson Sox stay a half-game forward of last-place Baltimore within the AL East.

José Ramírez drove in Cleveland’s run with an infield hit. It was the third straight loss for the Guardians.

Yolmer Sánchez hit an RBI single within the third to place Boston forward 1-0. House plate umpire and crew chief Dan Iassogna then referred to as for the grounds crew to roll out the tarp and Plesac, who was strolling towards the third-base dugout, fired the ball over the third-base roof and out of the ballpark.

John Schreiber (3-1) earned the win and Boston starter Nick Pivetta gave up seven singles and one run over 5 2/3 innings.

Plesac (2-8) was charged with three runs in five-plus innings, permitting solely three hits.


CINCINNATI (AP) — Jonathan India hit his first profession grand slam and Brandon Drury linked for a three-run shot, serving to Cincinnati pound banged-up Miami.

India and Donovan Solano every had three hits as last-place Cincinnati improved to 9-4 in its final 13 video games. 

Miami had 15 gamers on its injured checklist, hurting its probabilities for staying within the NL wild-card race. The Marlins dropped to 3-12 in opposition to the Reds since 2019.

Cincinnati rookie Nick Lodolo (3-3) struck out a career-high 9 over six innings. He allowed two unearned runs and 5 hits.

Trevor Rogers (4-10) was charged with six runs and eight hits in 3 2/3 innings.


BALTIMORE (AP) — Ryan Mountcastle hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in a four-run fifth inning that despatched Baltimore over Tampa Bay.

Austin Voth and 5 Baltimore relievers stored Tampa Bay’s offense from delivering the massive hit. The Rays left 10 males on base, together with six within the first three innings.

Brandon Lowe homered main off the third for Tampa Bay, however Corey Kluber (6-6) allowed 4 earned runs in 5 innings. Nick Vespi (3-0) struck out 4 in 1 2/3 innings of reduction to earn the win. 

Voth allowed a run and 4 hits in three innings.


CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner hit a tiebreaking double within the eighth inning, and Chicago prolonged its win streak to 5 video games by beating Pittsburgh.

Hoerner completed with two hits and two RBIs. Rafael Ortega homered for Chicago, and Adrian Sampson pitched seven innings of two-run ball.

Mychal Givens (6-2) labored the eighth for the win, and Scott Effross acquired three outs for his first save in three probabilities.

Josh VanMeter hit a tying RBI double for the Pirates within the fifth. Oneil Cruz singled dwelling a run, and Yerry De Los Santos (0-2) acquired the loss.

Pittsburgh has dropped two straight and 7 of 9 general.


MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kyle Freeland pitched four-hit ball over seven innings, Daniel Bard labored his approach out of a bases-loaded jam within the ninth and Colorado averted a four-game sweep with a victory over Milwaukee.

Elias Díaz had a homer that helped the Rockies beat the Brewers for the primary time of their final 9 conferences. 

After failing to get a runner past first base via the primary eight innings, the Brewers loaded the bases within the ninth in opposition to Bard.

Christian Yelich hit a leadoff single to begin the rally. Willy Adames adopted with a possible double-play grounder, however the Rockies did not retire anybody as second baseman Brendan Rodgers bobbled the ball and threw late to first. Bard acquired two outs earlier than strolling Rowdy Tellez to maneuver the tying run to second and put the potential successful run at first. Rodgers then snared Luis Urías’ sinking liner to assist Bard earn his twenty first save in 23 alternatives.

Freeland (5-7) struck out seven and allowed one stroll. Aaron Ashby (2-8) struck out 9 and allowed simply 5 hits, two runs and one stroll in seven innings.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke mixed with 4 Kansas Metropolis relievers to carry scuffling Los Angeles to 5 hits and Michael A. Taylor drove in three runs within the win.

Emmanuel Rivera drove in a run throughout a four-run seventh, and MJ Melendez added a two-run homer within the eighth, serving to to place the Royals for an additional shot at their first four-game win streak this season on Tuesday night time.

Greinke scattered three hits over 5 innings earlier than giving the ball to Amir Garrett (2-1), who labored round a leadoff double within the sixth. Jose Cuas dealt with the seventh, Scott Barlow the eighth and Josh Staumont completed off the ninth.

The Angels’ Noah Syndergaard (5-8) went 5 2/3 innings, permitting one run on six hits and two walks with six strikeouts.


DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase hit a grand slam off Sean Manaea, Jeimer Candelario homered twice and Detroit routed San Diego.

Miguel Cabrera hit his 506th profession homer within the sixth inning and moved previous Al Simmons for thirteenth on the profession RBI checklist with 1,840.

Manaea (5-5) was tagged for a career-worst 9 runs in 3 1/3 innings, and his substitute, left-hander MacKenzie Gore, was pulled with an obvious arm harm.

San Diego, which acquired a solo homer from Jurickson Profar, misplaced its second in a row.

Tigers starter Drew Hutchison couldn’t get out of the fifth. The primary six Padres hitters reached base, making it 9-4 with two on and one out when Will Vest(2-2) got here out of the bullpen and acquired out of the jam.


PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly threw eight innings of three-hit ball, Carson Kelly had a pair of doubles and Arizona beat skidding San Francisco for its third win in 4 video games.

Kelly retired the primary 15 batters he confronted in one other stellar efficiency. Kelly (10-5) lowered his ERA to three.04, putting out seven and strolling none.

The struggling Giants have dropped all 5 video games because the All-Star break. They had been swept by the rival Dodgers in a four-game collection over the weekend. 

Arizona’s Josh Rojas had two hits and an RBI. He additionally had a career-high three stolen bases. Carson Kelly continued his latest tear with a two-run double within the sixth and one other double within the eighth. Jake McCarthy and David Peralta had two hits apiece. each had two hits.

Giants righty Jakob Junis (4-2) threw 4 1/3 innings, giving up one run and three hits.


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tony Kemp homered and hit a two-run double, Skye Bolt added a two-run shot, and Oakland dealt AL West-leading Houston its first defeat after a 5-0 begin following the All-Star break.

Elvis Andrus added an insurance coverage RBI single within the eighth for Oakland earlier than nearer Lou Trivino surrendered a solo homer to Chas McCormick, then completed for his ninth save.

Peña homered within the first for Houston earlier than Kemp’s tying drive main off the third in opposition to right-hander Jake Odorizzi (4-3), who had been 4-0 over his earlier seven begins.

A’s right-hander Adam Oller (1-3) struck out 4 over 5 innings, permitting 4 runs — three earned — on 4 hits.


SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France launched his thirteenth dwelling run as a part of a three-hit night time, Cal Raleigh added an RBI single and the Seattle Mariners rebounded from a tough weekend with a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday.

Erik Swanson escaped a ninth-inning jam and Seattle received for the fifteenth time in 18 video games, a stretch of success interrupted over the weekend when the Mariners had been swept at dwelling by AL West-leading Houston following a 14-game successful streak. However Texas was a welcome customer because the Mariners received their sixth straight over the Rangers and improved to 9-2 in opposition to them this season.

France singled in his first two at-bats, but it surely was his solo shot to middle discipline within the fifth inning off starter Glenn Otto that gave the Mariners a 3-1 lead. France has homered in three of his previous 5 video games, together with Seattle’s final one earlier than the All-Star break when he went deep off Otto (4-7) in Texas.

Raleigh’s RBI single within the fourth drove in France, and the Mariners added one other run within the inning when Eugenio Suárez scampered dwelling on a wild pitch. Carlos Santana added an RBI groundout within the seventh.

Seattle starter Chris Flexen received his fifth straight resolution and prolonged his streak of permitting three runs or fewer to 11 consecutive begins.

Flexen (7-8) pitched six innings, giving up two runs and 4 hits. He escaped a bases-loaded jam within the third with just one run allowed and yielded Adolis García’s 18th homer on the primary pitch of the sixth.

Mariners reliever Diego Castillo bumped into bother within the ninth. Nathaniel Lowe led off along with his 14th homer. Leody Taveras adopted with a single and Kole Calhoun walked. Castillo struck out Ezequiel Duran earlier than Swanson retired Josh Smith and Marcus Semien for his second save.

Otto allowed three runs and 7 hits over 5 1/3 innings, however has not earned a victory since beating the Mariners on June 4.


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Juan Soto’s RBI triple capped a four-run fifth inning and the lowly Washington Nationals defeated the NL West-leading Dodgers 4-1 on Monday night time, snapping Los Angeles’ 11-game dwelling successful streak.

The Nationals (33-65) introduced the worst report within the majors into Dodger Stadium, the place they received for the primary time because the 2019 NL Division Sequence, in opposition to the workforce with baseball’s greatest report (64-31). The Dodgers’ season-high eight-game general successful streak ended.

Soto mentioned earlier than the sport he is making an attempt not to consider the commerce discuss swirling round him forward of the Aug. 2 commerce deadline.

The group of 48,647 certain did not assist.

The “Future Dodger” fan chants Soto heard throughout the All-Star Sport in LA final week echoed from the higher deck throughout his at-bats. He was heartily applauded in his first plate look.

The 23-year-old All-Star proper fielder left his trophy from successful final week’s House Run Derby within the guests’ clubhouse, realizing that he’d quickly be again right here.

The Nationals have not signaled that they are seeking to unload the left-handed hitter with a .248 common and .895 OPS. However that hasn’t stopped the rising hypothesis, particularly after Soto turned down a contract extension provide value $440 million.

“We do not want something however I stand by any workforce can all the time get higher,” Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts mentioned when requested about Soto earlier than the sport. “Juan is a really proficient participant.”

Soto completed 2 for 4 with a strikeout and a stroll. He chatted up former Nats teammate Trea Turner, with whom he stays in common contact.

The Nationals batted round within the fifth when Yadiel Hernández led off with an opposite-field solo shot over the wall in left that tied the sport 1-1.

After two fast outs, Tony Gonsolin (11-1) gave up 4 straight base hits in his first begin since taking the loss for the NL within the All-Star Sport. Ehire Adrianza and Victor Robles singled back-to-back earlier than César Hernández hit a bloop single contained in the third-base line to make it 2-1.

Soto’s two-run triple over the first-base bag scored two runs to increase Washington’s result in 4-1.

The Dodgers had the tying runs on base within the backside of the inning. Max Muncy and Gavin Lux singled back-to-back off Nats starter Paolo Espino. Andres Machado (1-0) got here in to strike out Cody Bellinger earlier than strolling Trayce Thompson to load the bases. Mookie Betts took a referred to as third strike and Turner lined out to proper for the third out.

Kyle Finnegan pitched the ninth to earn his third save.

Washington loaded the bases in a messy eighth for Reyes Moronta, who threw 31 pitches and simply 15 for strikes. He had two wild pitches and hit Keibert Ruiz earlier than Robles struck out to finish the risk.

The Dodgers had the potential tying run on the plate within the eighth. Turner and Jake Lamb singled earlier than Carl Edwards Jr. struck out Muncy for the third out.

Hitting within the ninth spot, Thompson went deep with two strikes and two outs within the third for a 1-0 lead.

Turner’s ground-rule double to deep middle within the fourth prolonged his hitting streak to 12 video games. Freddie Freeman went 0 for 4 with a strikeout to finish his 12-game hitting streak.

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