ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nate Lowe hit two homers and drove in 4 runs as Tampa Bay fielded a lineup of all lefties, Blake Snell labored 5 1/3 scoreless innings and the AL East-leading Rays routed the cellar-dwelling Boston Crimson Sox 11-1 on Friday evening.
Tampa Bay grew to become the primary main league workforce since not less than 1900 to make use of a batting order with solely left-handed batters, in accordance with the Elias Sports activities Bureau.
Snell (4-1) gave up 5 hits and two walks. He struck out 5.
Yoshi Tsutsugo additionally homered for the Rays, who stopped a three-game skid.
Boston rookie Bobby Dalbec had his five-game dwelling run streak finish however had an RBI double within the ninth.
Rays supervisor Kevin Money stacked his lineup with lefties in opposition to right-hander Andrew Triggs, who made his second begin with Boston.
Crimson Sox supervisor Ron Roenicke shortly countered by eradicating Triggs after he allowed successful and stroll in a scoreless first. Nevertheless, Tsutsugo began the second with a homer off lefty Matt Corridor (0-3).
Kevin Kiermaier had an RBI grounder within the third and Austin Meadows hit a two-run double within the fourth.
Corridor gave up 4 runs and 6 hits over 2 1/3 innings.
YANKEES 6, ORIOLES 0, 1st sport
YANKEES 10, ORIOLES 1, 2nd sport
NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Voit hit a pair of three-run dwelling runs, Masahiro Tanaka and two relievers mixed for a four-hitter and the Yankees accomplished a doubleheader sweep of Baltimore.
Gerrit Cole pitched a seven-inning two-hitter within the opener and the Yankees received homers from DJ LeMahieu, Brett Gardner and Kyle Higashioka.
New York moved 3 1/2 video games forward of the Orioles for the AL’s remaining postseason spot because the groups started a four-game sequence.
DJ Stewart put Baltimore forward 1-0 with a solo homer within the first inning of the nightcap, however the Orioles fell aside after that.
Rookie Keegan Akin (0-1) took the loss.
Tanaka (2-2) allowed a run and three hits whereas putting out 5 on 91 pitches.
Within the opener, Cole (5-3) opened with 4 2/3 hitless innings earlier than Hanser Alberto singled. Cole struck out 9 and walked one, ending his gem in 114 pitches.
Alex Cobb (1-4) took the loss in his return from the injured checklist.
PHILLIES 11, MARLINS 0, 1st sport
MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Nola struck out 10 and pitched all seven innings for the primary full sport of his huge league profession, and Philadelphia handed Miami its worst drubbing in two days, successful a doubleheader opener.
Nola (5-3) didn’t permit successful till Brian Anderson singled to cap a 10-pitch at-bat main off the fifth. By then the Phillies had their 11-run lead.
Nola hit two batters, walked none, threw 106 pitches and reached double digits in strikeouts for the fourth time this yr.
Andrew McCutchen drove in three runs with three hits, together with his sixth homer. Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer, his tenth. Adam Haseley doubled twice, singled and drove in two runs.
Trevor Rogers (1-1) gave up 9 runs, eight earned, in three-plus innings. He struck out 5 of the primary seven batters, however the Phillies broke by way of with 4 runs within the third inning.
METS 18, BLUE JAYS 1
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob deGrom, sporting an NYPD cap in honor of first responders on the nineteenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist assaults, pitched six sturdy innings and the Mets routed Toronto.
DeGrom (4-1) struck out 9 and held the Blue Jays to 3 hits, two walks and a first-inning run, his thirteenth straight begin permitting not more than two earned runs, essentially the most by a Mets pitcher since Johan Santana in 2008-09. Erasmo Ramírez was credited along with his first save since 2017.
Dominic Smith hit his first profession grand slam and Wilson Ramos had a three-run double in a 10-run fourth inning. Ramos hit a late solo homer. Michael Conforto hit a three-run homer because the Mets scored 4 runs within the third.
Chase Anderson (0-1) allowed 4 runs in 2 2/3 innings. Former Mets prospect Anthony Kay was tagged 4 six runs whereas recording two outs.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. drove within the Toronto run on a pointy single.
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