SAN DIEGO 11, PHILADELPHIA 1
Third baseman Manny Machado drove in five runs with a pair of homers, receiver Webster Rivas added another good one for three touchdowns and the San Diego Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-1.
The Padres ended a three-game losing streak with their 50th win of the season.
In that game, Fernando Tatis Jr., also from Santiago, hit a couple of indisputable hits, including a double, his 17th of the season and stepped on the rubber twice. Another Dominican from the Padres, Jorge Mateo, went blank in one turn.
Also Dominican Jean Segura of the Phillies singled on four visits to the plate.
RAYS 5, AZULEJOS 1
BUFFALO, New York – Austin Meadows had three hits, including a pair of RBI doubles, and the Tampa Bay Rays snapped their 10-game losing streak on Sunday by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1. Wander Franco hit his second home run with Tampa Bay, which had lost five consecutive games overall. Cuban Yandy Díaz had two hits and scored twice. The Rays trailed 1-0 before Franco’s hit in the sixth inning to Robbie Ray (6-4). Diaz then doubled and scored on Meadows’ first double of the game. For the Rays, the Dominicans Franco 4-2 with scored and RBI, Francisco Mejía 3-0 with scored, and Manuel Margot 5-0. For the Blue Jays, the Dominicans Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 4-1, and Teoscar Hernández 4-0.
PIRATES 2, BREWERS 0
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Starter Tyler Anderson stood out for seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped Milwaukee’s 11-game win streak on Sunday by shutting out the Brewers 2-0. Kevin Newman homered and Wilmer Difó drove in a run with a double as the Pirates came out of a six-game losing streak. Milwaukee’s winning streak was the second longest in franchise history. The Brewers won their first 13 games in 1987. Anderson had had eight starts without a win since May 9, when he beat the Cubs in Chicago. David Bednar and Richard Rodriguez completed the four-hitting field job with one inning each. Rodriguez posted his 11th save in 13 chances by completing Pittsbirgh’s third shutout of the season. For the Pirates, the Dominican Difo 4-1 with an RBI.
For the Brewers, the Dominicans Willy Adames 3-1, and Freddy Peralta 2-0.
CUBS 3, RED 2
CINCINNATI, Ohio – Amir Garrett came out of trouble in the ninth inning and the Reds gave the Chicago Cubs their ninth straight setback with a 3-2 victory this Sunday at Cincinnati.
Chicago starter right-hander Kyle Hendricks pitched six innings in which he received five hits and one run. He struck out five without giving up passports.