MLB Game Capsules

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Updated: June 11, 2013

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Final Score: Milwaukee 6, Miami 1

 

Miami, FL (Sports Network) – Yovani Gallardo tossed eight shutout innings as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins, 6-1, to take the opener of a three-game set at Marlins Park on Monday. Gallardo (5-6) allowed just four hits and struck out four to keep an unbeaten record against the Marlins, improving to 4-0 lifetime against Miami. Jonathon Lucroy went 4-for-5 with two RBI and Carlos Gomez added three hits two RBI for the Brewers, who have won four straight. Milwaukee tied a season-high with 16 hits. Ricky Nolasco (3-7) yielded four runs on a season-high ten hits while striking out five over 5 1/3 innings. He hasn’t collected a win in his last five outings. Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton returned from the disabled list and went 1-for-4 with a single.

 

Final Score: Cincinnati 6, Chicago 2

 

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Brandon Phillips clubbed a grand slam and drove in all six runs, as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Chicago Cubs, 6-2, in the opener of a four-game series at Wrigley Field. Reds starter Homer Bailey (4-4) pitched eight solid innings, allowing an unearned run on four hits and two walks while striking out eight. Chicago starter Scott Feldman (5-5) gave up five runs on seven hits over six frames and the Cubs have lost six of their last eight games. Starlin Castro drove in one run and Luis Valbuena scored on a throwing error by Phillips.

 

Final Score: Arizona 5, Los Angeles 4

 

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) – The Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to edge the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-4, in the opener of a three-game set at Dodger Stadium. Martin Prado singled and Gerardo Parra doubled to put runners at second and third with one out in the ninth. Pinch- hitter Jason Kubel then ripped a hard-hit grounder into the hole on the right side. Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis made a diving attempt and stopped the ball, but couldn’t field it cleanly, allowing Prado to score. After Didi Gregorious walked to load the bases, Dodgers closer Brandon League got A.J. Pollock to pop out. Willie Bloomquist, though, ripped a grounder up the middle. LA shortstop Nick Punto was able to get his glove on the ball, but it skipped away and Parra and pinch-runner Josh Wilson scored to give Arizona a 4-3 lead. Paul Goldschmidt followed with an RBI single to left to make it a two-run game. In the home half, Juan Uribe worked a full-count before cracking a leadoff homer to make it 5-4. Tim Federowicz followed with a double before moving to third on Prado’s fielding error on Skip Schumaker’s sacrifice bunt. D’backs closer Heath Bell was able to retire the next three batters, though, to nail down the save.

 

Final Score: San Diego 7, Atlanta 6

 

San Diego, CA (Sports Network) – The San Diego Padres survived a ninth-inning scare to defeat the Atlanta Braves, 7-6, in the opener of a three-game series at Petco Park. Up 7-2 to start the ninth, Tim Stauffer took the mound for the Padres. He allowed back-to-back singles by Dan Uggla and Chris Johnson before B.J. Upton flied out. Evan Gattis then stepped up as a pinch-hitter and crushed a 2-1 pitch to left to cut the deficit to 7-5. Dale Thayer replaced Stauffer. He got Andrelton Simmons out, but Jason Heyward smashed a 1-0 pitch over the wall in straightaway center. Thayer kept his composure, though, and struck out Justin Upton to end the game and notch his first save. Will Venable had a three-run home run while Logan Forsythe hit a solo shot for the Padres, who saw starter Jason Marquis (8-2) allow two runs on five hits and five walks over 7 2/3 innings. Heyward also hit a solo shot in the eighth while starter Julio Teheran (4-3) surrendered five runs on six hits in six frames. He also drove in one run in the setback.

Final Score: Baltimore 4, LA Angels of Anaheim 3

Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) – Adam Jones hit a two-run home run to lead the Baltimore Orioles in a 4-3 win over the LA Angels of Anaheim to open a three- game set. Jones drove in three while Nate McLouth, Manny Machado and Nick Markakis each drove in a run for the Orioles, who have won their past two. Freddy Garcia (3-3) gave up just two runs on six hits over six innings to get the win. who have lost Josh Hamilton hit a solo home run and drive in two while Mike Trout also hit a solo homer for the Angels, who have lost eight of their last 10. Jered Weaver (1-2) gave up four runs on six hits over 5 2/3 innings to take the loss.

Final Score: Boston 10, Tampa Bay 8 (14 innings)

St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) – Daniel Nava drove in the winning run in the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox survived a chippy game to take a 10-8 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a three-game set. Jarrod Saltalamacchia went 4-for-7 with three RBI while Dustin Pedroia, Nava and Mike Carp each drove in two runs for the Red Sox, who have won three straight. Franklin Morales (2-0) pitched two scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win while starter John Lackey gave up 10 hits in all over his 5 2/3 innings of work, while charged with the Rays’ first four runs. Matt Joyce, Evan Longoria, James Loney and Jose Lobaton each hit a solo home run for the Rays, who have dropped their past two games. Alex Cobb was lit up for six runs in the first inning and gave up seven hits with three walks and four strikeouts over four innings. Cesar Ramos (1-2) was tagged with the loss in three innings of relief.

Final Score: Texas 6, Cleveland 3

Arlington, TX (Sports Network) – Lance Berkman hit a two-run home run as part of a three-run seventh inning to help the Texas Rangers take a 6-3 win over the Cleveland Indians to open a three-game set. Jeff Baker also hit a two-run home run while Nelson Cruz and Craig Gentry each drove in a run for the Rangers, who have won their past two. Josh Lindblom pitched six innings in the start, giving up three runs on five hits with a walk and six strikeouts. Robbie Ross (3-1) pitched a scoreless seventh to get the win. Carlos Santana’s three-run double accounted for all the runs for the fading Indians, who have lost eight straight. Scott Kazmir (3-4) gave up four runs on eight hits with two walks and five strikeouts in six-plus innings to drop his second straight start.

Final Score: Chicago 10, Toronto 6

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Adam Dunn went 4-for-4 with two homers and five RBI to help the Chicago White Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays, 10-6, in the opener of a three-game set at U.S. Cellular Field. Alejandro De Aza had two hits and drove in a pair of runs, while Alexei Ramirez, Hector Gimenez and Paul Konerko added one RBI apiece for the White Sox, winners in three straight games. Nate Jones (2-4) worked 1 2/3 scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win. Starter Dylan Axelrod was tagged for six runs on eight hits over four-plus innings. Jose Bautista clubbed a pair of homers and drove in five and Colby Rasmus added a solo shot for the Blue Jays, who have dropped their last two games. R.A. Dickey (5-8) surrendered seven runs on 10 hits over five innings to absorb the loss.

Final Score: Kansas City 3, Detroit 2

Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) – Lorenzo Cain’s RBI single capped a three- run third inning and proved to be the difference in the Kansas City Royals’ 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers Monday in the opener of a three-game set at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals did all their damage in the decisive third frame, with Salvador Perez plating a pair of runs with a triple before scoring on Cain’s base hit to provide just enough run support for starter Jeremy Guthrie. Guthrie (7-3) limited the potent Tigers lineup to two runs on six hits and three walks over 6 1/3 frames to help the Royals notch their sixth straight victory, the club’s longest win streak since taking seven in a row from Sept. 10-17, 2011. Three Kansas City relievers combined for 1 2/3 scoreless innings before Greg Holland hurled a perfect ninth to nail down his 13th save. Miguel Cabrera clubbed a two-run homer to account for Detroit’s offense, while starter Doug Fister (5-4) went the distance in defeat, giving up three runs on nine hits over eight innings.

Final Score: Seattle 3, Houston 2

Seattle, WA (Sports Network) – Hisashi Iwakuma struck out eight over seven stellar innings and the Seattle Mariners edged the Houston Astros, 3-2, Monday in the opener of a three-game series at Safeco Field. Iwakuma (7-1) allowed just an unearned run on four hits and a walk before Carter Capps and Charlie Furbush combined to blank the Astros in the eighth. Tom Wilhelmsen nailed down his 16th save despite giving up a run in the ninth. Raul Ibanez stroked a solo home run and Michael Morse added an RBI double for the Mariners, who had lost four of their last five coming into the contest. Dallas Keuchel (3-3) pitched admirably in defeat, giving up two runs — one earned — on seven hits with six strikeouts over six solid innings. Jose Altuve and Carlos Corporan each drove in a run for the Astros, who have lost five straight games.