Baseball roundup for 8/10: Damon, Teixeira ability sweep of Sox

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Baseball roundup for 8/10: Damon, Teixeira ability sweep of Sox

Postby mark776 » 2017-07-06, 09:58

Fresh YORK (AP) -- Johnny Damon and Mark Teixeira strike back again-towards-again homers within the 8th inning Sunday night time, and the Contemporary York Yankees battle the Boston Crimson Sox, 5-2, toward close their very first 4-recreation residence sweep of their sour rival within 24 yrs.Victor Martinez strike a 2-function homer off Phil Coke (4-3) in just the final of the 8th, snapping Boston's 31-inning scoreless streak and producing it 2-1.Daniel Bard (0-1) retired the to start with 2 hitters within just the backside 50 % ahead of Damon drove a 98-mph fastball above the instantly-industry fence, bringing the fourth consecutive sellout group at Yankee Stadium in direction of its toes.The admirers didn't consist of a opportunity in direction of sit down ... n_Jersey-8, both, in advance of Teixeira went deep towards immediately 2 pitches later on and untied it. It was the 6th season Damon and Teixeira comprise strike consecutive homers, the greatest at any time for a few of Yankees in just a person year.The group begun chanting "Sweep! Sweep!" the moment Nick Swisher additional a 2-operate solitary off Hideki Okajima afterwards inside of the inning, which manufactured it an simple night time for Mariano Rivera. The All-Star nearer labored more than a leadoff solitary for his significant league-main 32nd preserve.The Yankees (69-42) consist of gained 7 directly all round towards go a time-large 27 online games around .500, and developed a 6 1/2-sport direct more than the Crimson Sox (62-48) within the AL East. Contemporary York, which entered the sequence 0-8 versus Boston this period, contains by no means unsuccessful in the direction of gain the department each time foremost by means of additional than 6 video games.The Pink Sox performed the disastrous collection 3-for-38 with runners in just scoring situation, scoring 2 operates sum within just the previous a few game titles.A pitching duel in between Andy Pettitte and Boston counterpart Jon Lester commenced dissolving Whilst Alex Rodriguez belted a solo shot major off the 7th inning, furnishing him 574 residence operates and breaking a tie with Harmon Killebrew for 9th upon the all-year record.Martinez answered the future inning, periods the moment Dustin Pedroia strike a 1-out one, and snapped the longest scoreless innings streak for Boston simply because September 1974. It furthermore was the 1st additional-foundation strike for the Crimson Sox for the reason that Casey Kotchman's 2-work homer inside the fourth inning of a 13-6 reduction Thursday.Pettitte gritted throughout 7 innings, making it possible for 5 hits and 2 walks, although it in no way appeared which include he experienced his least complicated things.Tigers 8, Twins 7DETROIT (AP) -- Placido Polanco strike a transfer-forward one inside the 8th inning, encouraging the Detroit Tigers battle the Minnesota Twins Sunday.The AL Central-foremost Tigers consist of gained 5 of 7 game titles toward hold their direct more than the Chicago White Sox and 3rd-Space Twins. Minnesota contains shed 7 of 9 and trails the Tigers as a result of 51/2 game titles.Brandon Lyon (5-4) pitched a scoreless 8th and Fernando Rodney shut the video game for his 23rd help save within 24 options.Matt Guerrier (5-1) gave up a leadoff double within just the 8th. Minnesota supervisor Ron Gardenhire then selected toward wander absolutely free-swinging Curtis Granderson in the direction of facial area a make contact with hitter inside of the hopes of using a double perform, and Polanco designed him pay out for the determination with a bloop one in direction of instantly in direction of area Detroit in advance 7-6.Rangers 7, Angels 0ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Novice Derek Holland threw a 3-hitter towards the majors' optimum-scoring offense for his initially vocation shutout, and Texas been given floor upon the AL West-major Angels.The 22-yr-aged Holland (5-7) didn't allow for a strike until eventually the 6th inning of his 12th occupation get started as Texas took 2 of 3 towards the Angels inside of their weekend sequence, reducing Los Angeles' direct in just the AL West in the direction of 31/2 video games.Blue Jays 7, Orioles 3TORONTO (AP) -- Roy Halladay gained his 10th instantly determination towards Baltimore Pittsburgh Pirates Jerseys, and Vernon Wells and Marco Scutaro strike 2-operate homers within a 4-operate 3rd.Halladay (12-5) permitted a few operates and 9 hits within just 8 innings, walked just one and struck out 4. The directly-hander is 20-4 with a 2.89 Technology inside of 31 vocation game titles in opposition to the Orioles.Sports activities 6, Royals 3KANSAS Town, Mo. (AP) -- Bobby Crosby homered two times and Ryan Sweeney strike a 3-operate shot, lifting Oakland towards a gain in opposition to the Royals.Sweeney and Crosby strike consecutive homers within just the moment inning off Luke Hochevar (6-5) in direction of stake Brett Anderson (8-9) in the direction of an early 4-0 direct. The Royals scored 3 operates within just the 7th toward just take inside a person, nevertheless Kurt Suzuki strike a solo homer within just the 8th and Crosby experienced 1 inside the 9th in the direction of spot the A's up 6-3 Phil Gosselin Jersey.Indians 8, White Sox 4CHICAGO (AP) -- Jamey Carroll strike a shift-in advance RBI double within just the 5th inning and supplemental a solo homer inside the 7th, main Cleveland in direction of its 3rd immediately collection get versus a department rival Antonio Bastardo Jersey.The Indians contain gained 12 of 18.Mariners 11, Rays 2SEATTLE (AP) -- Russell Branyan broke out of a slump with his to start with grand slam inside 6 decades, Ryan Rowland-Smith rebounded in opposition to a shaky setting up in direction of pitch adequately into the 7th inning and Seattle rolled higher than Tampa Bay.Franklin Gutierrez' minute consecutive a few-strike recreation bundled a match-turning house function in just the minute inning off Scott Kazmir (6-7).Nationals 9, Diamondbacks 2WASHINGTON (AP) -- Elijah Dukes drove within just a few operates, Ryan Zimmerman experienced 3 hits and the sudden Washington Nationals gained their 8th immediately with a victory Sunday in opposition to the Arizona Diamondbacks.The Nationals' 8-recreation operate is the instant longest within their 5 seasons in just the country's cash. They received 10 specifically versus June 2-12, 2005.Marlins 12, Phillies 3PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Josh Johnson pitched 6 ground breaking innings, aiding the Marlins in depth a 3-recreation sweep in excess of the Phillies Marlins moved in just 4 online games of the NL East-major Phillies with their initially sweep inside of Philadelphia due to the fact April 2004. The Phillies fell in the direction of 3-8 considering the fact that producing reigning AL Cy Youthful Award champion Cliff Lee within just a July 29 package with Cleveland.Johnson (11-2) permitted just one work and 4 hits, putting out 6. The All-Star directly-hander is 18-3 due to the fact consuming Tommy John medical procedures inside of August 2007.Jamie Moyer (10-9) gave up a few operates and 11 hits inside of 5-in addition innings, failing towards enhance his situation in direction of remain within Philadelphia's crowded rotation.Astros 2, Brewers 0HOUSTON (AP) -- Wandy Rodriguez pitched 7 shutout innings and Geoff Blum strike a 2-work homer within the Astros' acquire towards the Brewers.Rodriguez (11-6) authorized 5 hits and struck out a few in just his 1st get started for the reason that leaving his outing 8 times back with a strained immediately hamstring. The still left-hander received his 6th right option and gave up just one attained work or much less for the 7th consecutive look.Blum strike his 5th homer considering that the All-Star split in just the fourth inning off Yovani Gallardo (10-9) soon after Carlos Lee walked. Gallardo permitted 6 hits and struck out 4 in just 7 innings.Cardinals 7, Pirates 3PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pass up Schumaker's 1st profession pinch-strike residence work commenced a 5-work 8th-inning rally for St. Louis that bundled Pirates pitcher Matt Capps' ejection for hitting Albert Pujols, and the Cardinals accomplished off a a few-activity sweep.Joel Pineiro (10-9) fell powering 3-0 as Steve Pearce strike a 2-operate homer, nonetheless stayed within just in direction of pitch 7 innings and boost in direction of 4-0 within his closing 7 commences.Reds 5, Giants 2SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Aaron Harang finished the worst winless extend of his profession with his 1st victory simply because late Might, Brandon Phillips and Adam Rosales each individual homered and the Reds battle the Giants.Rockies 11, Cubs 5DENVER (AP) -- Todd Helton experienced 3 hits in direction of prolonged his hitting streak in the direction of 14 video games, Dexter Fowler scored 3 situations and the Rockies combat the Cubs. Carlos Gonzalez much too experienced a few hits for Colorado, which experienced 14 hits.Braves 8, Dodgers 2LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Javier Vazquez received his 5th directly preference with 8 powerful innings and the Braves combat the Dodgers toward consider a few of the 4 video games inside of their weekend sequence.Vazquez (10-7) attained double digits within just wins for the 10th consecutive time, handing the Dodgers their 10th reduction within 15 game titles. He permitted a work and 5 hits, struck out 7 and walked 2. The directly-hander includes a 2.49 Generation in just his previous 6 visits and consists of pitched at minimum amount 7 innings inside each individual of them.

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