Phillies top Yankees 8-7 for 3rd straight walkoff victory

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Jean Segura scored Ronald Torreyes with an infield single in the 10th inning for his second straight game-ending hit and the Philadelphia Phillies got a third consecutive walkoff win with an 8-7 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday.

After Yankees star DJ LeMahieu hit a tying, three-run homer in the ninth, Archie Bradley (2-1) pitched a perfect 10th to strand the designated runner.

Travis Jankowski led off the bottom of the inning against Aroldis Chapman (4-2) by reaching on the pitcher’s error. Jankowski bunted, and Chapman fielded the ball, checked Torreyes at second, then huried a throw high to first. Torreyes advanced to third.

Odubel Herrera popped out, then Segura hit a hard grounder to third baseman Gio Urshela, who dived toward the line to catch it but couldn’t relay the ball home ahead of Torreyes.

Bryce Harper doubled, had two singles and drove in two for the Phillies, who have won five of six.

Gary Sánchez hit a solo homer and had an RBI single, and Rougned Odor also went deep for the Yankees, who have lost six of eight.


CLEVELAND (AP) — César Hernández scored on a throwing error by pitcher Paul Sewald in the 10th inning, completing Cleveland's rally over Seattle.

After scoring three times with two outs in the ninth to make it 4-all, Cleveland loaded the bases with no outs in the 10th.

Harold Ramírez hit a comebacker to Sewald (2-2), who threw high and wide of the plate. Catcher Tom Murphy jumped to grab the errant throw, but automatic runner Hernández slid home with the game-winning run.

Cleveland’s eighth pitcher of the game, James Karinchak (3-2), worked a perfect 10th for the victory.

Hank Fraley hit a two-run homer in the third and Dylan Moore had a solo shot in the seventh for Seattle.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Erick Fedde returned after nearly a month on the COVID-19 injured list and pitched five sharp innings, Kyle Schwarber hit a leadoff homer and Washington beat San Francisco in the first game of a doubleheader.

The Nationals handed Kevin Gausman (7-1) his first loss this season.

Fedde (4-4) last pitched on May 16. He limited the Giants to four hits, striking out seven and walking none. Brad Hand pitched a perfect seventh for his 11th save.

The Nationals won with four hits. The Giants got five hits and were shut out for the third time this season.


MIAMI (AP) — Zach Thompson pitched five scoreless inning and earned his first major league win, leading Miami over Atlanta.

Adam Duvall and Lewin Díaz hit solo homers for Miami, which won its third straight overall and second straight over the Braves to claim its first home series against Atlanta since Oct. 1, 2017.

Thompson (1-1) started the planned bullpen game and limited Atlanta to three hits, striking out six. He also got his first major league hit when he singled in the second. Dylan Floro earned his second save in five chances.

Freddie Freeman hit his 15th homer as the Braves lost their fourth straight.

Atlanta's Max Fried (3-4) was lifted after six innings, allowing three runs, five hits, struck out four and walked two.


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson had four hits, including his 16th home run, and Oakland roughed up Kansas City rookie Jackson Kowar.

Matt Chapman also connected and drove in three runs. Skye Bolt added his first career home run as the A’s improved to 11-2 against teams from the AL Central.

James Kaprielian (3-1) overcame control issues and pitched two-hit ball over six innings. Cam Bedrosian pitched the ninth to complete the five-hitter.

The highly touted Kowar (0-2) was tagged for four runs on five hits and three walks in just 1 1/3 innings.

Kelvin Gutiérrez homered for Kansas City, which has lost seven of eight.


DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Cease became the first White Sox pitcher to win his first eight career starts against an opponent in a rout of Detroit.

Brian Goodwin homered and drove in five runs in his White Sox debut.

Cease (5-2) allowed two runs on four hits in five innings. He walked one and struck out seven. He is the first major league pitcher to win his first eight starts against another team since Jamie Moyer started 10-0 against the Marlins in 2006-08.

Tigers starter Jose Urena (2-6) allowed eight runs while getting only five outs.


BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer — one of three longballs by Toronto in the fifth inning — to extend his club-record road hitting streak to 25 games in a win over Boston.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio and Reese McGuire also went deep for the Blue Jays, who had dropped four of their last five.

Rafael Devers had an RBI triple for the Red Sox, who had won seven of nine.

Steven Matz (7-3) held the Red Sox to four hits and a run over 5 2/3 innings, striking out eight with two walks.

Nick Pivetta (6-2) gave up a season-high six runs and allowed a career worst four of the Blue Jays’ homers.


PHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Rendon homered and drove in four runs, and Los Angeles rallied from a five-run deficit to deal Arizona its ninth straight loss.

Trailing 6-5, the Angels scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning off Arizona closer Joakim Soria. Jose Iglesias and Taylor Ward had RBI singles and Rendon delivered a sacrifice fly.

Reliever Alex Claudio (1-1) pitched a scoreless inning of relief to get the win and Raisel Iglesias earned his 11th save for Los Angeles, which won its fifth straight.

Soria (0-3) took the loss and Josh Rojas homered twice for Arizona.


CINCINNATI (AP) — Wade Miley delivered on the mound and at the plate, Joey Votto had a go-ahead two-run single in the third inning and Cincinnati beat slumping Colorado, which has lost each of its road series this season.

Tyler Naquin had three hits and Miley was one of four Reds with two, including Nick Castellanos. Votto and Eugenio Suárez also added two hits each for the Reds.

Miley singled twice and drew a leadoff walk in Cincinnati’s two-run sixth inning. The left-hander allowed six hits and three runs, two earned, with one walk and three strikeouts in seven innings.


NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning, Francisco Lindor hit an early two-run homer and New York defeated San Diego.

Stroman (6-4) pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing six hits and walking one while tying a season high with eight strikeouts. He took a shutout into the seventh until Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his 18th homer.

Edwin Díaz converted his 12th save in 13 chances as the Mets clinched their 11th series victory this year.

San Diego matched a season high with its fourth straight loss. The Padres also lost for the 10th time in 13 games.


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joey Wendle hit an RBI double during a three-run first inning and AL East-leading Tampa Bay handed Baltimore its record-setting 14th consecutive road loss.

It is the longest skid since the team moved from St. Louis to Baltimore in 1954. The Orioles dropped 13 straight on the road in 2018 and also in 1988.

Since the beginning of May, the Rays are a major league-best 28-10.

Reliever Collin McHugh (1-1) struck out five and gave up one hit in two scoreless innings to pick up his first win since Aug. 30, 2019. Diego Castillo worked the ninth and got his 11th save.

Austin Wynns hit a grand slam for the Orioles, who are 0-5 against Tampa Bay this season.


MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit a three-run double during a five-run fourth inning and Milwaukee bailed out starter Corbin Burnes in a victory over Pittsburgh.

Burnes allowed three runs in the first inning, and loaded the bases with no outs in the fifth. Trevor Richards (1-0) relieved and struck out three straight to end the threat and preserve a three-run lead.

Yelich had two hits for his first multihit game since May 24. Omar Narvaez had RBI singles in the third and fourth innings.

Pittsburgh's Chad Kuhl (0-4) gave up six runs, five earned, with five hits and four walks over 3 1/3 innings. He struck out two.

The Pirates had 10 hits, including three from second baseman Adam Fraizer, but went 2 for 16 with runners in scoring position and stranded 10.


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