August 2 – Juan Soto presented himself in what could be his last game for the national team, but Max Scherzer and the visiting New York Mets defeated Washington 7-3 on Monday night.
Soto, among the biggest potential prizes before Tuesday’s trading deadline, also walked three times and scored two goals. As he jogged for number one after a free pass in the eighth inning, he received a standing ovation from the Nationals Park crowd.
Pete Alonso and Francisco Lindor made a splash while Brandon Nemo scored four strokes for New York, who won seven times in a row. Scherzer (7-2) went 6 2/3 innings, allowing three runs, two got, six hits. He walked twice and hit five while shooting 105 pitches on the season.
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Washington’s Patrick Corbin (4-15) gave up four runs on seven strokes in 4 1/3 innings while losing his fifth straight start. He walked with one and went up with four.
Reds 3, Marlins 1
Rookie Hunter Green hit eight hits and only allowed one in six goalless innings, leading to a visit to Cincinnati on struggling Miami.
Green (4-12), second overall pick in the 2017 draft, issued no outings and only surrendered to fellow rookie Charles LeBlanc for the win. Green hits two throwbacks. Albert Almora Jr. of Cincinnati went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBIs, and one steal.
Marlins player Jesus Luzardo (2-4) lost the loss, winning for the first time since straining his left forearm on May 10. He allowed three hits, no walks, two runs in five rounds, and five hits. Miami lost four consecutive games.
Yankees 7, Mariners 2
Aaron Judge continued his strong run with a 43rd home win over visiting Seattle, capping two races in the second half.
Anthony Rizzo added a three-goal goal in the lower half of the first half and Jose Trevino received two solo outbursts as the Yankees won for the fourth time in five games since losing five of their first seven games in the second half.
Kyle Lewis and Adam Frazier hit the RBI hit as Seattle dropped to 4-7 since entering the All-Star break with 14 straight wins.
Twins 5, Tigers 3 (10 runs)
Gio Orchila scored two home wins in the 10th game to give Minnesota a win over Detroit in Minneapolis.
The Tigers took a 3-2 lead over Griffin Jax (5-2) by one at the top of 10th place when Willie Castro’s Akil Badu picked up, who was placed at second base to start the inning.
The twins responded to Alex Lange (4-2), and the match was tied 3-3 in a singles match by Jose Miranda before Orchilla sent the first pitch he saw over the wall on Center Court a later time.
Orioles 7, Rangers 2
Cedric Mullins and Ryan Mountcastle led the way in two rounds, Spencer Watkins worked in six strong runs while Baltimore took the win in Arlington, Texas.
Watkins (4-1) only allowed one run in 6 2/3 runs, yielding five hits without a walk while he hit five. He won four decisions in a row.
Cory Seeger shines in the Rangers’ lone race. John Gray (7-6) lasted only one and a third, and gave up four runs, he got three of them.
Guardians 6, Diamondbacks 5 (11 strokes)
Amed Rosario provided an RBI double in the eleventh inning as Cleveland opened their three-game streak against Visiting Arizona with a win.
Will Benson started the run as the auto sprinter at second base, moving up to third in the Austin Hedges Sacrifice game. After Stephen Kwan tied in two games, Rosario regained the first half by defeating Marc Melancon (3-10) with a streak that leads to the right field.
Daulton Varsho and Christian Walker are back in Arizona, which used nine shooters in its first game in Cleveland since 2014.
Royals 2, White Sox 1
Salvador Perez and Wyatt Merifield reached the sixth inning in the sixth in their first game in more than two weeks to boost a visit to Kansas City after Chicago.
Again after being sidelined by a finger blister, Lynch (4-7) cleared six strokes and hit seven times in 5 1/3 point-free innings. The outing has not been released for the first time in 16 games this season. Scott Barlow threw twice in the first inning for his 17th save.
White Sox player Michael Kubisch (4-7) spaced out two runs and six strokes in seven rounds with one walk and three strokes. Gavin Sheets’ fly-recorded the only run in Chicago.
Red Sox 3, Astros 2
Nathan Evaldi skipped a pair of unearned kicks in the third inning and effectively went down to seventh as visiting Boston outscored Houston.
Boston’s Garen Doran scored two goals from RBI in the third inning and Homer from two games in the fifth. Catcher Cristian Vazquez was scheduled to start for the Red Sox, but he got scratched just before the match when he was traded the Astros in exchange for two junior players.
Eovaldi surrendered the sacrifice fly to Yordan Alvarez who scored 1-1 in the third half, followed by Aledmys Diaz twice to the left to net the Astros goal.
Dodgers 8, Giants 2
Max Muncie and Tria Turner slammed for a home run, Andrew Heaney combined with five hitters on five hitters and a visit to Los Angeles and defeat San Francisco.
The Dodgers have beaten the Giants for the fifth time in a row, including four in a row at home after the All-Star break. Caleb Ferguson (1-0) took the win on break, while Freddy Freeman finished with twos, two singles, two RBIs and a two-time run with Los Angeles.
Wilmer Flores descended for the giants. Logan Webb (9-5) was pulled after five rounds, and charged by six runs in eight strokes.
Padres 4, Rockies 1
Eurexon Provar turned up Antonio Cinzatella’s second court in the game to fire three runs to start, and Mike Clevenger won Colorado State in one round over seven runs to lead the San Diego host to victory.
Clevenger (3-3) missed five hits and didn’t walk while he scored six. The win in the opening game of a five-game streak was San Diego’s third in four games. Colorado lost for the fourth time in five contests.
Rocky’s lone run came in the fly for Brendan Rodgers in the sixth. Senzatella (3-6) yielded three runs on five strokes in six innings.
–Field Media Level
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