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Jul 10, 2024 2:53 am

MLB roundup: Josh Naylor, Guardians top Tigers in 10th

Cleveland Guardians

Josh Naylor drove in four runs, including the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, as the visiting Cleveland Guardians topped the Detroit Tigers 9-8 on Tuesday night.

Cleveland ended Detroit’s four-game winning streak despite squandering a 6-0 lead.

Naylor, who reached base five times, also supplied a two-run homer. Jose Ramirez reached six times on three hits and three intentional walks while scoring two runs and driving in another. Angel Martinez added his first major league homer.

Scott Barlow (3-3) picked up the win and Emmanuel Clase notched his 28th save. Gio Urshela hit a three-run homer, Colt Keith added a two-run shot and Justyn-Henry Malloy hit a solo home run for the Tigers. Will Vest (1-3) took the loss.

Reds 12, Rockies 6

Rookie Rece Hinds belted a 458-foot home run and fell a single shy of the cycle in his second career big-league game to power Cincinnati past visiting Colorado.

Hinds added a triple and a double and became the first player in the majors since at least 1901 to record five extra-base hits in his first two career games. Tyler Stephenson went deep and collected three hits for the Reds.

Brenton Doyle connected for a pair of homers for the Rockies. Colorado starter Cal Quantrill (6-7) was roughed up for five runs and four hits in two innings.

Red Sox 12, A’s 9

Wilyer Abreu had four RBIs and Brayan Bello struck out a career-high 11 in 5 1/3 innings as Boston beat visiting Oakland.

Abreu crushed a three-run home run before Dominic Smith followed with a solo shot to highlight the Red Sox’s eight-run second inning. Bello (9-5) set a franchise record by recording his first 10 outs of the game via strikeout, He wound up yielding five runs on nine hits and two walks.

Zack Gelof was 3-for-4 with four RBIs, and he and Lawrence Butler both hit three-run homers for the A’s. Joey Estes (3-4) was tagged for eight runs on seven hits over 1 2/3 innings.

Cubs 9, Orioles 2

Michael Busch and Ian Happ homered and Chicago opened a seven-game road trip with a victory against Baltimore.

Seiya Suzuki added a pair of run-scoring hits as the Cubs won for the fourth time in their past five games. Busch had four of Chicago’s 14 hits. Jameson Taillon (6-4) held the Orioles to two runs on four hits over six innings.

Jordan Westburg smacked a solo home run in the second inning for Baltimore. Orioles starter Dean Kremer (4-5) was tagged for seven runs (five earned) in four innings.

Phillies 10, Dodgers 1

Trea Turner had three hits, including a grand slam, to lift host Philadelphia to a drubbing of Los Angeles in the opener of a three-game series.

Brandon Marsh added a solo home run among his two hits, Bryson Stott also hit a solo shot and Kyle Schwarber returned from the injured list to smack a two-run single. Rafael Marchan contributed three hits and an RBI and Johan Rojas had two hits and an RBI for Philadelphia. Phillies starter Zack Wheeler (10-4) allowed three hits and one run in five innings. He left the game with lower back tightness.

Cavan Biggio hit a solo home run and Austin Barnes and Will Smith each had two hits for the Dodgers. Los Angeles starter Bobby Miller (1-2) lasted only four innings and gave up 10 hits and nine runs.

Rays 5, Yankees 3

Isaac Paredes launched a three-run homer to highlight a four-run first inning and Tampa Bay held on for a win against New York in the opener of a three-game series in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Amed Rosario had two hits and scored a run for the Rays, who ended a three-game skid. Tampa Bay right-hander Ryan Pepiot (5-5) allowed one run and four hits in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out seven and walked three on a career-high 101 pitches. Jason Adam protected a one-run lead in the eighth before Pete Fairbanks tossed a scoreless ninth for his 15th save.

Ben Rice homered for the Yankees, who lost for the sixth time in seven games. Yankees left-hander Carlos Rodon (9-7) dropped his fifth consecutive outing. The two-time All Star got off to a rough start before recovering to complete four innings. He allowed four runs and five hits.

Mets 7, Nationals 5

Francisco Lindor and Brandon Nimmo combined for two homers and six RBIs, leading host New York past Washington.

Lindor finished 3-for-4 with a walk, while teammate Jose Quintana (4-5) gave up just one hit over seven scoreless innings. Edwin Diaz got the final out for his ninth save.

Pinch hitter Ildemaro Vargas hit a two-run homer in the eighth and Keibert Ruiz added a two-run shot in the ninth as the Nationals made a late comeback bid. Jake Irvin (7-7) allowed six runs on nine hits in six innings.

Pirates 12, Brewers 2

Joey Bart hit a grand slam to highlight Pittsburgh’s five-homer barrage as the visiting Pirates pounded out a victory over Milwaukee in the opener of a three-game series.

Bryan Reynolds, Rowdy Tellez, Jack Suwinski and Joshua Palacios also went deep for the Pirates, who earned their second win in a row. Quinn Priester (1-5) got the win in relief. He allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits in six innings.

Brewers starter Colin Rea (8-3), who had not lost since May 19, was tagged for seven runs on six hits in five-plus innings.

Rangers 5, Angels 4

Adolis Garcia’s one-out home run in the eighth inning snapped a tie and lifted Texas to a victory over Los Angeles in Anaheim, Calif.

The Angels trailed 4-1 early but rallied against Rangers starter Max Scherzer, who gave up four runs (three earned) in 6 2/3 innings. Josh Smith also homered for Texas. Jose Leclerc (4-4) got the win, and Kirby Yates pitched a scoreless ninth for his 14th save.

Logan O’Hoppe had two home runs and a single off Scherzer. Luis Garcia (3-1) served up Adolis Garcia’s decisive homer.

Braves 6, Diamondbacks 2

Adam Duvall slammed a three-run homer and Chris Sale became the majors’ first 12-game winner as Atlanta cruised to a victory over Arizona in Phoenix.

Marcell Ozuna and Duvall each had two hits and two runs while Jarred Kelenic also had two hits as the Braves recorded their fourth consecutive victory. Sale (12-3) struck out nine in 5 1/3 innings and allowed two runs.

Jake McCarthy drove in one run and scored another for the Diamondbacks. Zac Gallen (6-5) gave up five runs (four earned) over 5 1/3 innings.

Giants 4, Blue Jays 3

Brett Wisely tied the game with a two-out, run-scoring single in the ninth inning and Tyler Fitzgerald scampered home on a wild pitch six pitches later as San Francisco overtook Toronto.

In the game that began with a successful return to the mound by Giants left-hander Blake Snell, the hosts trailed 3-2 before Patrick Bailey’s one-out single and Fitzgerald’s two-out walk in the ninth off Blue Jays reliever Trevor Richards (1-1). Erik Miller (3-2), who pitched a scoreless top of the ninth, was credited with the win as the Giants ended a two-game losing streak. Sidelined since early June due to a strained left groin, Snell pitched five innings of shutout ball.

Ernie Clement hit a three-run home run and Yusei Kikuchi struck out a career-high 13 for the Blue Jays.

Astros 4, Marlins 3

Alex Bregman clubbed a two-run, seventh-inning homer in support of Ronel Blanco, who recorded a quality start while lifting Houston to a victory over visiting Miami.

Blanco (9-3) was exceptional save for a pair of solo home runs. He retired 17 consecutive batters during one stretch. The right-hander allowed two runs on four hits and one walk with seven strikeouts in seven innings.

The Marlins did not go quietly. Jazz Chisholm Jr. slapped a two-out single into center off Astros reliever Bryan Abreu in the eighth, swiped second base, and scored when Bryan De La Cruz followed with a sharp single to left.

Mariners 8, Padres 3

Cal Raleigh homered from both sides of the plate, Julio Rodriguez had a home run among his four hits and Logan Gilbert pitched into the eighth inning as visiting Seattle beat San Diego.

Raleigh enjoyed the eighth two-homer game of his career, his second with long balls as a left-handed and right-handed hitter. Gilbert (6-5) lasted 7 2/3 innings, yielding four hits and three runs. He was working on a shutout until Jake Cronenworth hit a solo homer in the seventh.

San Diego starter Adam Mazur (1-3) permitted seven hits and five runs over 4 2/3 innings. Kyle Higashioka smacked a two-run homer for the Padres.

–Field Level Media

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