Yankees’ Gerritt Cole wins duel with Indians’ Shane Bieber By Reuters



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Gerrit Cole struck out 11 in seven dominating innings whereas Aaron Hicks and Rougned Odor hit fifth-inning homers off Shane Bieber, lifting the visiting New York Yankees to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians Saturday night time.

Cole (3-1) allowed a run on three hits to submit his third double-digit strikeout sport this season and forty first common season sport with a minimum of 10 strikeouts. The efficiency gave Cole 50 strikeouts by his first 5 video games to interrupt the staff document of 46 set by Bob Turley in 1955 and matched by Masahiro Tanaka in 2014.

After permitting an RBI single to Eddie Rosario, Cole ended his outing by retiring the ultimate 11 hitters to finish a powerful 111-pitch efficiency because the Yankees received their season-high third straight sport.

Bieber (2-2) took a troublesome loss, permitting two runs on 4 hits in seven innings. He struck out 9 and issued three walks as his streak of double-digit strikeout video games ended at six. Bieber ended the night time with 57 strikeouts by his first 5 begins, the second-most all-time behind Nolan Ryan, who totaled 59 in his first 5 begins in 1978).

Athletics 7, Orioles 2

Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer and visiting Oakland prolonged its profitable streak to 13 video games with a victory over Baltimore.

The A’s misplaced their first six video games however only one since. That is Oakland’s longest profitable streak because it took 20 straight in 2002. Mark Canha and Matt Olson every drove in two runs. Canha scored three runs whereas Elvis Andrus contributed two.

Baltimore starter Wade LeBlanc (0-1) gave up 4 runs and 6 hits in simply 1 2/3 innings as Oakland by no means trailed. Chris Bassitt (2-2) earned the win for Oakland, going six innings and permitting two runs on eight hits whereas hanging out eight.

Astros 16, Angels 2

Michael Brantley roped three doubles and scored 4 occasions, Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman clubbed residence runs and Kent Emanuel excelled in his main league debut as host Houston rolled over Los Angeles.

The Astros clinched the four-game collection with their third straight win, their first collection victory after 4 consecutive collection defeats. Houston jumped on Angels right-hander Griffin Canning (1-2) within the first inning and didn’t relent towards the bullpen.

Astros starter Jake Odorizzi tossed simply 5 pitches and recorded just one out earlier than departing with proper forearm tightness. Emanuel allowed residence runs to Albert Pujols within the second inning and Shohei Ohtani within the third. He allowed two runs on 5 hits with 5 strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings.

Mariners 8, Pink Sox 2

Kyle Seager collected three hits and three RBIs and Chris Flexen pitched a career-high seven innings to gasoline Seattle to a win over host Boston.

Sam Haggerty homered within the eighth inning for the Mariners, who improved to 7-3 on the highway.

Flexen (2-1) allowed one run on 4 hits and struck out a career-high seven batters.

Nationals 7, Mets 1

Joe Ross pitched six sharp innings of one-run ball as visiting Washington scored in every of the primary 5 innings and beat New York.

Ross (2-1) held the Mets to 5 hits, struck out 4 and issued one stroll in an environment friendly 91-pitch displaying. Each starter reached base a minimum of as soon as on a day Washington didn’t produce an extra-base hit.

Marcus Stroman (3-1) allowed 5 runs (4 earned) on eight hits in 4 innings and noticed his ERA rise from 0.89 to 2.22. The correct-hander additionally noticed a private six-game profitable streak halted and took his first defeat since Sept. 7, 2019, towards Philadelphia.

Royals 2, Tigers 1

Brady Singer tossed seven robust innings to outduel Matthew Boyd, lifting visiting Kansas Metropolis to a win over slumping Detroit.

Singer (1-2) allowed one run on three hits and equaled his profession excessive with eight strikeouts. Singer did not stroll a batter in his 93-pitch gem because the Royals captured the second contest of a four-game collection.

Scott Barlow retired the aspect so as within the eighth inning and Josh Staumont recorded his first save after hanging out two batters within the ninth.

Pirates 6, Twins 2

Trevor Cahill allowed one run on two hits over six innings and Michael Perez and Kevin Newman every homered as Pittsburgh cruised previous Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Perez, who entered the sport 0-for-15 on the highway, went 3-for-3 with a stroll and three RBIs. It was the third three-hit sport of his profession.

Cahill (1-2) entered the competition with a 9.69 ERA and had allowed seven runs in two of his three earlier begins. Michael Pineda (1-1) suffered the loss after permitting 5 runs (4 earned) on six hits and a stroll in 4 1/3 innings whereas hanging out 5.

Cardinals 2, Reds 0

John Gant threw six scoreless innings as St. Louis defeated visiting Cincinnati because the Cardinals scored the one run they would want within the first inning.

Tommy Edman and Dylan Carlson led off with singles. After Paul Goldschmidt grounded right into a forceout, Nolan Arenado lined an RBI single into proper subject to place the Cardinals up 1-0.

Gant (1-2) struck out 5 batters and allowed simply three hits and two walks because the Cardinals handed the Reds their sixth consecutive loss. Reds beginning pitcher Wade Miley (2-2) pitched nicely in defeat, permitting the 2 runs on 5 hits and two walks in six innings.

Brewers 4, Cubs 3

Manny Pina hit a pinch-hit, two-run residence run, and Milwaukee held on for a win over host Chicago.

After watching the sport from the dugout for two-plus hours, Pina stepped to the plate within the seventh inning to ship the blast, which was his second of the season. Milwaukee earned its fourth victory up to now 5 video games and evened the collection towards Chicago at one win apiece.

Nico Hoerner had a two-run double for the Cubs, and Jason Heyward clubbed a solo residence run. Chicago’s four-game profitable streak got here to an finish.

Rays 5, Blue Jays 3

Regardless of falling behind early, Tampa Bay rallied for a hard-fought win over Toronto, night their three-game collection with their AL East rival.

Ryan Thompson (2-1) received the win for the Rays, hanging out two and giving up two hits in 1 1/3 innings of aid.

For the Blue Jays, reliever Jordan Romano (1-1) took the loss after getting only one out and giving up two runs (one earned) within the eighth inning.

White Sox 2, Rangers 1

Luis Robert scored from second base on Nick Madrigal’s walk-off double with two outs within the ninth and Chicago edged visiting Texas.

Texas had pulled even within the prime of the ninth on Willie Calhoun’s one-out homer to proper subject off White Sox nearer Liam Hendriks (1-0), who picked up the win regardless of his second blown save.

Chicago’s Dallas Keuchel scattered seven hits over six scoreless innings for the White Sox, who’ve received 5 of their final six video games.

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