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Fri Aug 4 201709:41MLB roundup: Goldschmidt's 3 HRs power D-backs past Cubs
CHICAGO -- Paul Goldschmidt hit three home runs, including a go-ahead solo shot in the ninth inning, and drove in a career-high six runs to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.J.D. Martinez also homered in the ninth off Chicago closer Wade Davis (2-1), who worked the ninth following a 30-minute rain delay, the third delay of the day.Fernando Rodney got the save by pitching a scoreless ninth for Arizona, which took two of three games from the defending World Series champions. Rodney walked two before striking out Ian Happ and Jason Heyward to close out the victory.Jake Barrett (1-0) pitched two-thirds of an inning to earn the win. Zack Greinke allowed six runs and nine hits while striking out eight in six innings while Cubs starter Jose Quintana yielded six runs and six hits with six strikeouts in five innings.Indians 5, Yankees 1CLEVELAND -- Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter for his third complete game of the season as Cleveland defeated New York.Kluber (9-3) struck out 11 and walked one. The Yankees' only run came on a solo homer by Gary Sanchez in the seventh inning. Francisco Lindor homered and Yan Gomes had two RBIs for the Indians, who snapped their three-game losing streak. Lindor extended his hitting streak to a career-high 13 games.In his New York debut, Sonny Gray (6-6) pitched six innings, allowing four runs (two earned) and four hits with six strikeouts and three walks.Dodgers 7, Braves 4ATLANTA -- Alex Wood atoned for his only loss of the season as Los Angeles avoided its first series defeat since early June with a victory over Atlanta.Leadoff hitter Chris Taylor backed Wood's solid six innings with a three-hit game that included a two-run homer and three runs as the Dodgers improved to 41-7 in their last 48 games. The only three losses in their past 24 games were to the Braves.Wood (13-1), who gave up nine runs (seven earned) in 4 2/3 innings in a loss to the Braves on July 21, allowed a run and seven hits Thursday. Atlanta rookie second baseman Ozzie Albies belted a three-run homer for his first major league hit.Red Sox 9, White Sox 5BOSTON -- Rick Porcello, backed by two-run homers from rookie sensation Rafael Devers and Mookie Betts, battled through 5 1/3 innings for his first win since June 23 as Boston topped Chicago.The Red Sox, who have broken out of their hitting slump by scoring 27 runs in their past three games, had given the reigning American League Cy Young winner Porcello (5-14) four runs of support while he lost four straight starts.Andrew Benintendi, rested for two games to deal with a batting slump, had three hits, an RBI, two runs and two walks for Boston. Hanley Ramirez drove in two for the Red Sox.Brewers 2, Cardinals 1MILWAUKEE -- Jesus Aguilar homered for the second consecutive game, and Matt Garza worked into the sixth inning as Milwaukee won a series for only the second time since the All-Star break.Garza (5-5), fresh off a short stint on the disabled list for a strained right calf, held St. Louis to a run on four hits and two walks while striking out four over 5 2/3 innings. Garza retired 11 of his first 12 batters.Michael Wacha went four innings for the Cardinals, allowing one run -- the solo homer by Aguilar in the third inning -- on five hits and three walks while striking out five. Keon Broxton's RBI single off Brett Cecil (1-4) in the fifth inning made it 2-1.Rockies 5, Mets 4DENVER -- Nolan Arenado drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the ninth inning as Colorado won the rubber match of its series with New York.Hansel Robles (6-3) hit Jonathan Lucroy to open the ninth, and pinch hitter Pat Valaika sacrificed the runner to second. After Charlie Blackmon was intentionally walked, DJ LeMahieu walked on five pitches to load the bases.Robles walked Arenado on six pitches, throwing a 3-2 pitch over Arenado's head to the backstop. Closer Greg Holland (2-1) worked the ninth, pitching for the first time since he cut his right index finger reaching for a knife in soapy water Tuesday.Rays 5, Astros 3HOUSTON -- Steven Souza Jr. homered and delivered a go-ahead two-run double as Tampa Bay rallied past Houston.Souza, hampered by a left foot contusion, clubbed his 23rd home run and limped noticeably around the bases in the sixth inning. In the seventh, his two-out double to left field off Astros All-Star reliever Chris Devenski snapped a 3-3 tie and scored Lucas Duda and Evan Longoria.The Astros matched their season-long losing streak at three games while falling for the sixth time in eight games.Royals 6, Mariners 4KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lorenzo Cain and Melky Cabrera singled home runs in the decisive seventh inning as Kansas City downed Seattle.Brandon Moss belted a pair of home runs and drove in three for the Royals, who are 4-0 versus the Mariners this season. Ryan Buchter (1-0), acquired from San Diego on July 24, picked up the victory with a one-pitch out to end the seventh.Emilio Pagan (0-2) gave up the runs in the seventh, one of them unearned after a Danny Valencia error. Cain's hit broke a 3-3 tie, while Cabrera followed to make it 5-3.Angels 5, Phillies 4ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Andrelton Simmons doubled in the eighth inning and scored the winning run on a wild pitch, giving Los Angeles a series sweep of Philadelphia.Yusmeiro Petit (3-0) threw two scoreless innings for the win, and Bud Norris worked the ninth for his 17th save. The victory was the fifth in six games for the Angels, keeping them three games behind Kansas City for the second American League wild-card spot.Mike Trout hit his 21st home run of the season for Los Angeles. Rookie Nick Williams belted his fifth homer for the Phillies.Tigers 7, Orioles 5BALTIMORE -- Ian Kinsler and Justin Upton hit first-inning homers as Detroit snapped Baltimore's five-game winning streak.The Orioles pulled to within 7-5 in the eighth inning on a solo homer by Tim Beckham off Edward Mujica, who was recalled from Triple-A Toledo prior to the game. Shane Greene picked up his third save with a scoreless ninth.Chris Tillman (1-7) struggled for Baltimore, allowing seven runs (five earned) on six hits in two-plus innings. He is winless in his past 14 starts and has an 8.10 ERA.Rangers 4, Twins 1MINNEAPOLIS -- Joey Gallo crushed a three-run homer and A.J. Griffin cruised through six innings in his return from the disabled list as Texas beat Minnesota.Gallo's 29th home run of the year was another towering shot for the big slugger, who has eight homers in his past 13 games and four in his past three.Griffin (5-2) allowed two hits and a walk, surrendering one run and striking out four batters. Adalberto Mejia (4-5) gave up four runs on seven hits and three walks in four innings.Pirates 6, Reds 0PITTSBURGH -- Chad Kuhl pitched seven scoreless innings to highlight Pittsburgh's victory over Cincinnati.After allowing two runs in 5 1/3 innings in his previous start, Kuhl (4-7) built on that performance Thursday for his first win since July 6. He went seven innings for the second time in 22 starts this season, allowing four hits and two walks while striking out six.A.J. Schugel and Dovydas Neverauskas each pitched a scoreless inning to cap the four-hit shutout. Andrew McCutchen and David Freese drove in two runs apiece for the Pirates.Giants 11, A's 2SAN FRANCISCO -- Ty Blach tossed eight innings and hit his first career homer, a three-run shot, as San Francisco routed Oakland.Blach allowed six hits and two runs, walked one and struck out four.Brandon Belt hit a two-run homer, and Jarrett Parker, just off the disabled list, had three hits and three RBIs for the Giants.
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