Miami leftist Adam Duvall made two home runs and matched the club record with seven RBIs to help lead the away Miami Marlins to a 14-8 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
Duvall was hit 4 to 5, made his third and fourth hit, and also netted a brace to lift his strike average from 0.160 to 0.267.
Miami has hit the highest level of the season with 14 runs and hits (17), and seven of the players in its starting position have at least one hit. Third athlete Brian Anderson is a 3 to 5, consisting of his first shot and three RBIs, and Miguel Rojas is 3 on 6 with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.
The winning pitcher was John Curtiss (1-0), who pitched 1 2/3 of the inning without scoring in Pablo Lopez’s relief. Curtiss lets one hit and hits two. Lopez tossed four innings and dropped six runs with nine hits and one walk. He beat out six.
Cardinals 14, Nationals 3
Paul Goldschmidt, Nolan Arenado, Matt Carpenter and Justin Williams (NYSE 🙂 each drove in three runs when St. Louis set out to visit Washington.
Goldschmidt hit a homer hit, the 250th of his career, and was a double-run single, when the Cardinals won convincingly. Arenado hit a two-run homer and a single RBI. The carpenter hit a fly twice and a fly died. Williams hit one RBI single and a two-track single.
National starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (0-1) attempted four innings and allowed eight runs (earned seven) with eight hits, including three hitting hosts. He walked five sticks, two of which were intentional.
Dodgers 7, Rockies 0
Trevor Bauer launched seven rounds, Corey Seager went home, doubled and scored three runs, and hosts Los Angeles beat Colorado.
Max Muncy and Chris Taylor are hometown and have two hits each, and Mookie Betts also advanced with the Dodgers. Bauer (2-0) made an impressive home debut in Los Angeles, only to have a shot on target and score nine goals.
Garrett Hampson has only two hits for Colorado, one in third and another for ninth.
Giant 7, Red Devil 6
Wilmer Flores broke the seventh inning with a sacrificial fly and Jake McGee extended his opening season’s winless streak as they combined to give San Francisco a win over Cincinnati.
Mike Yastrzemski, Brandon Crawford and Evan Longoria have taken on the Giants, who have seen a four-win streak ending in Monday’s opening game.
Joey Votto and Mike Moustakas went deep for the Reds, who have lost 3/4 since starting 6-1.
Red Sox 4, Twins 2
Rafael Devers and Hunter Renfroe go home and Bobby Dalbec has a RBI duo as Boston leads the American League East extending his streak to seven with a win over Minnesota in Minneapolis.
Christian Arroyo also had two shots and scored twice for Red Sox, who came back upstream after falling 2-0. Adam Ottavino (1-0) opened the scoring with relief while Matt Barnes secured 1-2-3 to get his first save.
Byron Buxton went on to win 2 to 5 with a brace and a run scored for Minnesota, which finished with just five shots while losing a third in a row. Randy Dobnak (0-2) got a loss, allowing one to run with two shots in three rounds of relief.
Mets 4, Phillies 3 (Match 1)
Jonathan Villar hit a single-walk with a goal at the end of the eighth half to lift the New York hosts past Philadelphia.
Pete Alonso played against Francisco Lindor earlier in the eighth round when Mets rallied to win. Dominic Smith also went home and drove on two runs for the home team.
Didi Gregorius finished with two shots for the Phillies and has hit safely in all 10 games this season.
Match 4, Phillies 0 (Match 2)
Brandon Nimmo had three hits and three RBI hits to lift the home side New York up a brace to destroy Philadelphia in the final.
Mets swept the Phillies for the first time in a doubles match since September 2011. Mets starter Marcus Stroman (2-0) dominated six innings as he skipped four hits and didn’t run.
Starting off for the Phillies, Aaron Nola launched five innings and allowed seven hits and three runs. Nola (0-1) beat seven and went one.
A’s 7, Diamondbacks 5
Seth Brown beat Arizona in game eight and a visit to Oakland rebounded from a five-half deficit to beat Arizona in Phoenix.
Oakland even took the lead in Jed Lowrie’s seventh on-field game with two trebles, beating Kevin Ginkel before Brown limited his return with a 422-foot blast into Anthony Swarzak’s right field (0- first).
Matt Chapman tripled in a ninth insurance run for Oakland, which wiped out two short-run games and won four in a row since the start of the season with a 1-7 record.
Mariners 4, Orioles 3 (Game 1)
Kyle Seager doubled off the wall in the center of the pitch to give the home side the lead before Seattle beat host Baltimore in eight innings in the opener.
Ty France and Tom Murphy beat their hosts alone for Seattle, winning their third consecutive match. Mariners right-winger Rafael Montero (1-0) managed to win despite blowing a save and Kendall Graveman pitched eighth for the save.
Ramon Urias has hit a two-goal homer for Orioles, who have lost four in a row.
Orioles 7, Mariners 6 (Game 2)
Ramon Urias’ two-out single at the end of the seventh inning took home the win as Baltimore beat the visiting Seattle team against a doubles player.
Orioles right-winger Cesar Valdez (2-0) got the win, while Maikel Franco drove in three runs on a base destroying brace.
Sam Haggerty hit a two-game homer on Eutaw for the Mariners at the top of group seven to tie it, but they saw their three-win streak come to an end.
Rangers 8, Rays 3
Charlie Culberson has scored three hits and three RBIs, including a homer twice, to boost Texas to a win over Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Jose Trevino, Joey Gallo and Solak, each with two goals for Rangers, who broke their four-loss streak and split the first two of a four-game streak.
Randy Arozarena was 2 on 3 and scored twice, while Brandon Lowe and Yandy Diaz, each having twice hit for Rays, who are 3-2 at their seven-match home turf.
Blue Jays 7, Yankees 3
Hyun Jin Ryu lowered the curtain in the seventh inning, Marcus Semien and Rowdy Tellez each beat solo hosts, and Toronto beat New York in Dunedin, Fla.
Winning was the second in seven for Blue Jays, who split the first two games of the three-game series with the Yankees.
Blue Jays assists Ryu (1-1) by scoring in each half between the second and fifth inning. The 34-year-old left hand allows only one spellless run with four hits and one walk while hitting seven out of six innings 2/3.
Cubs 3, Brewers 2
Visiting Chicago, Willson Contreras secured a double homer to clinch a three-game streak in a win over Milwaukee.
The Cubs’ expected starter, Kyle Hendricks, was scratched because he was unwell, according to the team’s social media account about 30 minutes before the match. Alec Mills, who missed on the last start in Milwaukee on 12 September last year, was a last-minute substitute and had gone through four innings, allowing for two runs and two on target.
Luis Urias netted for Brewers, while starter Brandon Woodruff was defeated undecided after throwing six innings of a run with six shots.
Indians 2, White Sox 0
Shane Bieber (1-1) threw nine innings goalless to give Cleveland a win over host Chicago.
Roberto Perez and Amed Rosario both scored RBIs for the Indians in a 10th-clutch rally.
Lucas Giolito threw seven official innings, allowing only three hits and two walking along with eight strikes for White Sox.
Tigers 8, Astros 2
Matthew Boyd, aided by five home runs, effectively threw in the seventh inning while visiting Detroit, winning the series with a win over Houston.
Boyd (2-1) allowed only one run in 6 2/3 innings, beating four. Wilson Ramos has won two home wins for the Tigers, who also receive bombs from Akil Baddoo, Nomar Mazara and Renato Nunez.
Veteran right hand Jake Odorizzi (0-1) made his memorable Astros debut, allowing five runs on seven shots with four attacks in 3 thirds half.
Royals 3, Angels 2
Catcher Salvador Perez kicked off the potential race at the third facility with two overtakes at the top ninth as Kansas City beat on a visit to Los Angeles.
Royals moved closer to Greg Holland’s 0-2 throw that popped out in the mud but beat Jared Walsh at plate before Perez picked it up and threw David Fletcher out before he could get back in his pocket. Danny Duffy (2-0) threw six halves of a run, scoring six in the win.
Angel-starter, Dylan Bundy (0-1) delivers three runs (earned two) in seven innings.
Pirates 8, Padres 4
Jacob Stallings achieved a double run and a RBI single to help Pittsburgh top his way while visiting San Diego.
Erik Gonzalez added a RBI double and RBI single, and Colin Moran, Bryan Reynolds and Kevin Newman each added an RBI single for the Pirates.
Padres’s starter Blake Snell lasted only 2/3 of the game, allowing three runs with three hits and two walks.
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