Dinner and baseball…It goes hand in hand like Mac & Cheese!
The Yankees score 2 in the Bottom of the 8th and 1 in the 9th in their 3-2 comeback win against the Tigers. Gary Sanchez was 3 for 3 for the winners.
Whit Merrifield hit his first home run yesterday, and belts out number 2 today in Kansas CIty’s 5-0 victory over the O’s. Brad Keller doing the heavy lifting giving up 6 hits over 8 1/3.
The Red Sox snap their losing streak today in a 7-4 win over Toronto. Recently called up, Jeter Downs making a significant contribution in his first action by going 2 for 5 with his first career home run and 2 RBI. Collin McHugh picks up his 2nd win of the season giving up 2 runs over 7 innings with 11 K’s. To make room for Downs, Michael Chavis was sent down after hitting a dismal .143.
Hunter Renfroe hits a walk off home run in the Tampa Bay’s downing of the Indians 3-2. Another 3 hits for Francisco Lindor in the loss. Trevor Richards fans 11 over 5 innings in a no-decision.
Joey Gallo busts out the whooping stick in Texas’ 6-3 victory over the A’s. Khris Davis hits his 6th and 7th on the year and is currently hitting .306. I’ll set the over/under at June 15 as to when he’ll be batting .240.
Seattle holds off the Angels in a 2-1 game. Dylan Moore hits his first home run in the 7th and it turned out to be the game winner.
Mike Moustakas hits a 3-run shot in Cincinnati’s 6-4 win over the Braves. 4 hits for Johan Camargo on the afternoon.
Dominic Smith hits two solo shots, but it’s not enough as the Mets fall to the Marlins 3-2. Jose Urena pitches well in the no-decision giving up just 1 run on 3 hits over the first 6.
Back to back triples by Jason Heyward and Albert Almora highlight a 5-run 6th inning as the Cubs take down the Pirates 6-2. Yuuuuuuuuuu Darvish with his second straight win by tossing 91 pitches over 7 innings giving up 2 runs.
Washington beats up on the Brewers 11-5. Eric Thames 2 for 5 with a home run and 2 RBI.
Nomar Mazara goes 3 for 5 with a home run and 3 RBI for the White Sox today as they drop the Rockies 10-4. Reynaldo Lopez moves to 3 and 1 giving up 3 runs over 7 1/3.
George Springer hits his 5th home run of the year in the Astros’ 7-5 win over Arizona. Starling Marte just a double shy of hitting for the cycle. He ends up 3 for 4 with a walk and a strikeout. Oh what could have been, Starling!
Yolmer Sanchez hits a 2-run walk off double for the Giants as they beat Philly 4-3. Big Rhys Hoskins hits his 10th for the Phils.
Joey Lucchesi, et al combine on a 2-hitter as the Padres clobber the Cardinals 7-1. Lucchesi goes the first 6 giving up just a Kolten Wong solo shot while striking out 6.
Max Kepler is the new home run leader. His 2-run bomb in the 7th off Blake Treinen is his 12th of the year as the Twins defeat the Dodgers 6-3. Kenta Maeda gives up 3 runs over 6 1/3 to notch his 4th victory of the year.
In transaction news, J.A. Happ gets placed on the 15-day IL.
Another Tuesday in the books. Don’t forget to tune back in tomorrow. Same Bat-time, same Bat-blog!