© Reuters. MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox
Cedric Mullins went 5v5 and hit the base six times, and four Baltimore teammates drove in two runs apiece as the visiting Orioles made a three-game sweep on Sunday with an 11-3 win over the Boston Red Sox graduated.
Mullins finished with three doubles, two singles and three runs scored. The midfielder hits 0.692 (9 against 13) and was the first player in the franchise since 1939 – when they were the St. Louis Browns – to hit the base at least six times in a game of three doubles or more.
Trey Mancini, Anthony Santander (MC :), Maikel Franco and Austin Hays each had two RBIs and the Orioles finished with 17 hits. Rookie starter Bruce Zimmermann (1-0) scored his first Major League win by scoring six innings and allowing three runs with four hits on 73 pitches. He hit five and went one.
Red Sox starter Garrett Richards (0-1) allowed six runs with seven hits with two walks in two innings. He turned down two. J.D. Martinez doubled up, homered and drove in two runs, and Christian Vazquez had three of Boston's six hits.
Astros 9, athletics 2
Kyle Tucker finished 10th in the game for a home run, and Chas McCormick (NYSE 🙂 went deep for the first time in his distinguished career when a visit to Houston dominated a four-game sweep of Oakland.
Jason Castro celebrated a homecoming with a homer of his own, helping shorten the dominant season opening streak, in which the Astros beat the defending champions of the American League West 35-9 and won every game by at least four runs.
Mark Canha had two hits and scored both runs for Oakland, which leaps from the fire into the pan when the reigning world champion Los Angeles Dodgers is a guest in a three-game interleague series from Monday.
Phillies 2, Braves 1
Alec Bohm delivered an RBI single in the eighth inning and Philadelphia finished a three-game run with a win in Atlanta.
Rhys Hoskins and Bryce Harper each parted with a goal in the eighth game and prepared the stage for Hoskins to score in the middle of Chris Martin (0: 1) on Böhm's single.
Jose Alvarado (1-0) threw a goalless eighth inning before Hector Neris took two walks in the ninth for his first save. Neris posted two quick outs but walked over to Freddie Freeman and Marcell Ozuna before Travis d & # 39; Arnaud was thrown into right field at the end of the game.
Blue Jays 3, Yankees 1
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk arrived in the second inning to turn the Toronto visit to victory over New York.
Domingo German appeared for the first time since September 18, 2019 after being banned from playing 81 games for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. Deutsch was 18-4 with a 4.03 ERA prior to suspension.
The Blue Jays struck quickly in a three-stroke time span in the second inning as the Germans scrambled to leave their spots in the strike zone. Guerrero opened the scoring with a 1-1 fastball a few rows on the right field seats to derive the second inning. After Lourdes Gurriel Jr. scored a hit to the left, Grichuk scored the 3-0 when he made a 1-2 change on the left field line.
Indians 9, tigers 3
Yu Chang had a single with two starts, Jordan Luplow and Franmil Reyes blew Homer with two starts, and Cleveland drove past hosts Detroit.
The Indians saved the final of a three-game series. Starting pitcher Aaron Civale lasted seven innings, allowed three runs with two hits, and hit six. Chang and Jose Ramirez had two hits apiece, and each player in the Indian lineup scored a run.
Akil Baddoo scored in first place in his first major division for Detroit.
Rangers 7, Royals 3
Jordan Lyles kept Kansas City's bats quiet for the most part when a visit to Texas won the series finale.
The Rangers saved the final game of the three-game set after the Royals scored 25 runs in the first two games of the series.
Nate Lowe had a triple home run in the third to deliver all the insults Lyles would need.
Cubs 4, Pirates 3
Ian Happ hit a solo homer, went twice and scored two runs in Chicago's win over Pittsburgh.
Kris Bryant was 2-3 with an RBI single, walk and run for the Cubs, who scored two out of three in the season opening streak. Zach Davis (1-0) threw 5 2/3 innings on his Cubs debut, and Craig Kimbrel threw a perfect ninth place for his first save, scoring two hits.
Pittsburgh's Colin Moran hit a homer with two runs and a double, and Phillip Evans had an RBI single for the Pirates.
Reds 12, Cardinals 1
Nick Castellanos and Tyler Naquin each hit three homers, and Cincinnati stayed hot on the plate with one win to get two out of three from a visit to St. Louis.
Tyler Stephenson added three hits with three runs and an RBI for the Reds, who broke things up over a sixth six-run inning to take two straight wins after an 11-6 season opening loss to St. Louis. The Reds scored 27 runs and recorded 30 hits, including six homers, in the series.
On his Reds debut, Jeff Hoffman dropped 12 of the first 13 Cardinals before Tyler O & # 39; Neill doubled to lead the fifth lead. Yadier Molina then drove in O & # 39; Neill with a single. It was Hoffman's first start for Colorado since 2019, and he scored three hits while scoring six hits without running over five innings.
Dodgers 4, Rockies 2
Will Smith scored, Julio Urias tossed more than seven innings of a one-run ball, and a visit to Los Angeles defeated Colorado in Denver.
The Dodgers only had four hits but benefited from the longest start in Urias' career. Urias (1-0) allowed a run with three hits, hit six and went only one before Ryan McMahon's single, which led from the eighth, ended his day.
Garrett Hampson had a double with two runs for Colorado. Starter Austin Gomber (0-1), acquired by St. Louis in the deal that sent Nolan Arenado to the Cardinals, fought on his debut in the Rockies and only lasted three innings. He had one of Colorado's four hits.
Twins 8, Brewers 2
Max Kepler drove in three runs and Luis Arraez had three hits and went twice to run Minnesota via Milwaukee.
Mitch Garver and Miguel Sano got together to help the twins win their second straight game and secure a streak victory.
Michael Pineda (1-0) allowed an inexperienced run with four hits and two walks while scoring five in five innings.
Diamondbacks 3, Padres 1
Taylor Widener threw six scoreless innings on his first career start and David Peralta scored a three with two runs in the first inning when a visit to Arizona defeated San Diego to claim a win in the season opening four-game series.
Widener and five relievers knocked the Padres out with five hits until Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a solo homer with two outs in ninth place. The 26-year-old Widener (1-0) allowed three hits and three walks while scoring five hits to claim victory.
The Diamondbacks scored their third run in the third after a mistake by Tatis, who had two in the game and already has five errors in four games.
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