Cleveland takes the series against the Red Sox winning by a score of 2-1 today. Bobby Bradley hit a walk-off home run, his 3rd long ball of the year, in the bottom of the 13th off of Ryan Brasier to send everyone home.
The Angels top the Rangers 9-4. Mike Trout 1-1 with 4 walks and now has an OBP of .479, if that’s your thing. Brian Goodwin with a 2-run double while Max Stassi adds a 2-5 day with 2 RBI. Julio Teheran with his 6th win as he gives up 2 runs over 7 innings.
Gary Sanchez with the only extra base hit for the Yankees today, but it was a 4-bagger. Yankees put up 3 to the Mariners’ 1. James Paxton settling down in his 3rd outing of the year, striking our 6 and giving up 1 run over 6 1/3 in the no-decision.
Adalberto Mondesi with his 8th home run, a 3-run shot, but that wasn’t enough for the struggling Royals as they fall to the White Sox 5-4. Eloy Jimenez 3-5 with 3 RBI and Dallas Keuchel picks up his 3rd win giving up 4 runs over 6 1/3. Keuchel still with a hideous 6.34 ERA.
Tampa cools the major league best Minnesota Twins today 6-4. Ji-man Choi with his 12th and Austin Meadows with his 9th. Brendan McKay fires off his 4th win in a row by striking out 8 over 7 2/3 while yielding 2 runs.
CJ Cron goes 2-4 with his 12th jack in the Tigers’ 3-1 victory over the A’s. Khris Davis was a DNP and that’s going to screw our timeline!
It takes Colorado 61 games, but they finally pick up their 20th win of the year as they beat the Diamondbacks 7-5. Trevor Story goes 3-5 with his 18th bomb of the year.
Omar Narvaez with a solid day at the plate. He goes 3-5 with 5 RBI, 4 of which coming from his 10th home run, as the Brewers beat the Nationals 8-3. Steven Strasburg leaves after giving up 1 hit over 3 innings with a mild shoulder strain.
Anthony DeSclafani with line of the day for his 6-hit complete game shutout against the Pirates. DeSclafani also did it at the plate going 1-2 with a walk, a sacrifice and his first (and maybe only) 2 RBI of the year. Cincy wins this one 7-0.
Garrett Cooper is singing “Staying Alive” in the dugout as he goes 1-4 to extend his hit streak to 23 games, but it’s a Chase Headley sac fly in the 9th that gives the Phillies the win over the Marlins 2-1. Aaron Nola gives up 1 run in 7 1/3 in the no-decision.
Jose Altuve hits his 14th round tripper of the year in the Astros’ 8-2 victory over the Mets. Lance McCullers Jr leaves after 4 innings with a sore elbow.
The Cubs win one against the Orioles 7-4. Steven Souza with a bases loaded double and Albert Almora goes 3-5 with an RBI.
The Dodgers score 4 in the 7th to top the Braves 5-2. Joc Pederson with his 21st jack and Chris Taylor has a pinch hit 2-run single. Old pal, Joe Kelly picks up his first win in relief by tossing 2/3 of an inning. He’s now 1-5.
And finally, the Padres make it 3 out of 4 against the Giants as they blank them today 4-0. Austin Hedges hits a 2-run bomb, his 5th of the year, and Tommy Pham adds a 2-5 day with an RBI. Zach Davies tosses 7 innings of 3-hit baseball to improve to 8-1.
The Rookie draft with take place later on today;
Oakland activates AJ Puk and Daniel Mengden; and
Philly designates Neil Walker for assignment. Walker a career .267 hitter with 150 home runs and 609 RBI.