Baseball-Highlights from Friday's MLB games
May 19 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from Major League Baseball games on Friday:
Rangers 5, Tigers 3
Mike Napoli and Joey Gallo homered as the Texas Rangers ran their winning streak to 10 games with a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
Nick Martinez allowed an unearned run and four hits in five innings as the Rangers notched just the fourth two-digit winning streak in franchise history.
The Tigers played without their Nos. 3 and 4 hitters as Miguel Cabrera missed his third straight game due to a sore side and Victor Martinez was excused for weekend paternity leave.
Brewers 6, Cubs 3
Willy Peralta struck out five in two scoreless innings as Milwaukee withstood a lengthy rain delay and beat Chicago.
Domingo Santana and Jett Bandy drove in two runs apiece as the Brewers won their fourth straight game and 10th in 12 games.
Jon Jay had an RBI double for the Cubs.
Rays 5, Yankees 4
Evan Longoria went 4-for-5 and hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning as Tampa Bay edged New York.
Logan Morrison and Rickie Weeks Jr. drove in two runs apiece for the Rays.
Matt Holliday hit a game-tying two-run home run in the eighth for the Yankees.
Rockies 12, Reds 6
Alexi Amarista hit a three-run home run and Nolan Arenado added a two-run shot as Colorado handed Cincinnati its seventh successive loss.
Mark Reynolds drove in three runs and Colorado starter Tyler Anderson allowed two runs in six innings.
Eugenio Suarez and Jose Peraza homered for Cincinnati, who fell to 19-22.
Indians 5, Astros 3
Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run home run and Cleveland continued its success over Houston.
Lonnie Chisenhall and Jason Kipnis also homered for Cleveland, who have won three of four meetings with the Astros. Trevor Bauer improved to 7-0 against the Astros.
Josh Reddick and Carlos Correa homered for the Astros, who are 29-13.
Braves 7, Nationals 4
Dansby Swanson and Kurt Suzuki hit two-run homers as Atlanta beat Washington.
Matt Kemp added a solo home run for the Braves, who totaled 12 hits.
Daniel Murphy homered for the Nationals while starter Gio Gonzalez allowed four runs and nine hits in 5-2/3 innings.
Mets 3, Angels 0
Jacob deGrom wiggled out of a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning and New York stopped a seven-game losing streak with a shutout of Los Angeles.
DeGrom allowed four hits in seven innings and ended it by retiring Danny Espinosa, Ben Revere and Cameron Maybin. Michael Conforto hit his 11th home run for the Mets.
Mike Trout was 2-for-3 for the Angels. Starter Ricky Nolasco allowed two runs and four hits in six innings.
Phillies 7, Pirates 2
Jeremy Hellickson pitched six effective innings and hit a two-run double before leaving with an injury to his left side as Philadelphia beat Pittsburgh.
Hellickson allowed two runs in the first inning and two hits. Cameron Rupp homered as the Phillies won for the fourth time in 19 games.
Pittsburgh's Trevor Williams allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings.
Giants 6, Cardinals 5
Eduardo Nunez's two-run double in the top of the ninth inning wiped out a one-run deficit as San Francisco posted a rain-delayed 6-5 win over St. Louis.
Trying for his 11th save, St. Louis closer Seung Hwan Oh (1-2) allowed a leadoff single to Brandon Belt and a one-out single to Brandon Crawford.
Nunez walloped the first pitch off the base of the left-center field wall and both runners scored easily.
Bryan Morris (2-0) worked a clean eighth inning for the win and Mark Melancon pitched the ninth for his seventh save.
Twins 4, Royals 3 (10 innings)
Joe Mauer scored on Jorge Polanco's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning as Minnesota edged Kansas City.
Kennys Vargas hit a game-tying two-run home run off Kelvin Herrera in the ninth. Robbie Grossman also homered for the Twins.
Jorge Bonifacio homered for the Royals.
White Sox 2, Mariners 1 (10 innings)
Melky Cabrera doubled home the go-ahead run with two outs in the top of the 10th inning as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners.
Jose Quintana and David Robertson (3-1) combined on a one-hitter for the White Sox, who snapped a seven-game road losing streak.
Tony Zych (2-1) came on to pitch the 10th for Seattle and hit the first batter he faced, Kevan Smith, with a pitch.
Orioles 5, Blue Jays 3 (10 innings)
Welington Castillo hit a two-run walk-off homer with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning that gave Baltimore a 5-3 victory over Toronto.
Castillo went 3-for-5 with two homers and four RBIs. He's 9-for-15 since returning to the active roster earlier this week.
Athletics 3, Red Sox 2 (10 innings)
Mark Canha led off the 10th inning with a walk-off home run off Heath Hembree, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory against the Boston Red Sox.
Canha went 3-for-4 with a home run, triple, double and two RBIs. He lined Hembree's 2-0 pitch over the left-field fence for his second career walk-off RBI and first career walk-off home run.
The A's had nearly won it in the bottom of the ninth inning with two outs and none on when Ryon Healy sent a deep drive to center off reliever Boston closer Craig Kimbrel, but Jackie Bradley Jr. made a leaping catch at the wall.
Ryan Dull (2-2), who pitched a scoreless 10th inning, earned the win. Hembree (0-2) took the loss.
Dodgers 7, Marlins 2
Alex Wood threw 7-1/3 shutout innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Miami Marlins 7-2 in a game that featured a benching-clearing incident.
Chris Taylor, Brett Eibner and Cody Bellinger homered for the Dodgers (25-18), who captured their third straight victory. Wood (5-0) allowed six hits with four strikeouts and two walks.
Eibner was hit by a pitch from reliever AJ Ramos in the eighth. Dodgers reliever Ross Stripling's first pitch in the ninth hit leadoff batter Giancarlo Stanton in the lower back, resulting in players from both clubs charging toward each other.
Stripling, Marlins manager Don Mattingly and Dodgers bench coach Bob Geren were ejected.
Diamondbacks 10, Padres 1
Jake Lamb and Brandon Drury homered during an eight-run first inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks pounded struggling veteran Jered Weaver en route to a 10-1 romp over the San Diego Padres.
Lamb hit a second homer in the sixth inning off Craig Stammen to give him five RBIs for the game. David Peralta also homered for the Diamondbacks in the sixth.
Arizona starter Taijuan Walker and reliever Randall Delgado combined on a four-hitter, losing the shutout on Ryan Schimpf's RBI single with two out in the ninth.
Delgado was credited with his first save.