Rays 13, Blue Jays 2
Curt Casali hit a three-run homer, Steve Pearce and Tim Beckham hit
two-run shots, Desmond Jennings hit a solo blast as Tampa Bay
thrashed Toronto 13-2.
Jennings, Casali and Pearce each had three RBIs, and Steven Souza
Jr. had three hits and one RBI for the Rays, who handed the Blue
Jays their third straight loss in the opener of a three-game series.
Toronto left-hander J.A. Happ (5-1) allowed seven hits, one walk and
eight runs in two-plus innings.
Marlins 5, Phillies 3
Adeiny Hechavarria had three hits, and Marcell Ozuna and Justin Bour
homered as the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on
Monday for their third consecutive victory.
Martin Prado and Christian Yelich each had two hits and an RBI for
Miami, and every Marlins starting position player reached base at
Tigers 10, Twins 8
Nick Castellanos hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh as Detroit
squandered an eight-run lead and then outlasted Minnesota at
Castellanos had two hits and drove in two runs for the Tigers, who
have won two straight after losing 11 of 12.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was ejected for arguing balls and strikes
after the fourth inning by home plate umpire Doug Eddings. Ausmus
pulled off his sweatshirt and placed it over home plate before
leaving the field.
Pirates 8, Braves 5
Matt Joyce had a home run among his three hits and drove in three
runs, Gregory Polanco had three hits and three runs scored and Jon
Niese pitched six effective innings to lead Pittsburgh to a win over
Joyce stepped into the starting lineup and played right field as
left fielder Starling Marte was placed on the paternity list before
the game after his wife gave birth to a daughter in the morning.
Polanco moved from right field to left to take Marte's spot.
Indians 15, Reds 6
Home runs by Yan Gomes and Marlon Byrd in a five-run sixth inning
rally helped power Cleveland to a win over Cincinnati at Progressive
Trailing 4-0 after the top of the third, Cleveland scored 15 runs
over the next six innings, unleashing a 19-hit assault on four
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Diamondbacks 12, Yankees 2
Jake Lamb had three hits, including a homer, and Paul Goldschmidt
homered when Arizona broke a five-game losing streak with a victory
over New York at Chase Field.
Lamb's three-run homer, his fifth homer of the season, broke a tie
at 2 off right-hander Chad Green (0-1), who was making his major
league debut. Lamb was a triple short of the cycle.
Athletics 3, Rangers 1
Rookie left-hander Sean Manaea gave up one run over 6 2/3 innings
for his first major league victory, Marcus Semien hit his 10th home
run of the season, and Oakland defeated Texas at the Oakland
Manaea (1-1) came into the game with an 11.37 ERA after giving up 16
earned runs in his first three major league starts. On Monday, he
allowed four hits, struck out three and walked one.
Angels 7, Dodgers 6
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols combined to go 5-for-8 with five RBIs
as the Los Angeles Angels topped the Los Angeles Dodgers to earn
their fourth consecutive win.
Angels starter Matt Shoemaker brought an unsightly 9.12 ERA into the
game, but he kept the Dodgers well enough in check to leave with the
lead after five innings. Shoemaker (2-5) yielded six hits and two
walks while striking out five.
Red Sox-Royals postponed
The Red Sox-Royals game scheduled for Monday at Kauffman Stadium was
rained out and will be made up as a day-night doubleheader on
Wednesday. (Editing by Peter Rutherford/Sudipto Ganguly)
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