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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Mikolas less than 1 strike no-hitter; Cards Sweep Pirates

scheduled tribe. LOUIS ( Associated Press) — Miles Mikolas was a strike from a no-hitter when he handed Cal Mitchell a double with two outs in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals swept the doubleheader on Tuesday to sweep the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1. defeated. night.

Mitchell threw a 2-2 curveball over the head of Gold Glove center fielder Harrison Bader and tried to make a running catch with his back to home plate just past his outstretched glove.

The ball bounced 383 feet from the plate on the warning track for a ground-rule double and straight over the wall in center.

The hit came on the 129th pitch of Mikolas (5-4) at the height of his career. He was picked up shortly thereafter by Packie Naughton, who made his ninth straight loss to the Pirates in the final.

Paul Goldschmidt hit twice and scored five runs for the Cardinals, who have won five of six. Tommy Edman also went deep and Brendan Donovan had the first four-hit game of his career.

Bryce Wilson (0-4) conceded seven runs in five innings for the Pirates.

Cardinals 3, Pirates 1, Game 1

scheduled tribe. LOUIS ( Associated Press) – Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and scored three as St. Louis beat Pittsburgh 3-1 to enter the doubleheader opener.

Goldschmidt extended the lead to 3–0 with an RBI grounder in the fourth, advancing on a two-run drive from JT Brubaker (0–7) in the third innings.

Yadier Molina had 11 putouts on 10 strikeouts and a foul popup, and passed Ivan Rodriguez (14,864) for most catchers in major league history with 14,870.

Matthew Liberator (2-1) allowed three hits in five scoreless innings, scoring five runs and scoring two in his fourth major league debut. Giovanni Gallegos took a hit ninth to save the ninth in 12 chances, leaving seven hitters to finish.

Mets 4, Brewers 0

NEW YORK ( Associated Press) – Chris Bassett hit eight quicks off a three-hit ball, Pete Alonso scored two as New York beat struggling Milwaukee.

Bassit (5-4) only allowed one walk with three singles and seven strikeouts. He got the Brewers to hit double plays right after each of his hits. Drew Smith did a perfect ninth to complete the Mets’ 10th shutout of the season.

Milwaukee has dropped nine out of 10, having been shut out four times during that period. Adrian Houser (3-7) conceded four runs on eight hits and allowed a walk with three strikes in 4 2/3 innings.

Yankees 2, Rays 0

NEW YORK ( Associated Press) — Gerrit Cole posted a career-worst knock with six quicks, and New York capitalized on a shaky defense by Tampa Bay.

The AL pre-leading Yankees won their fifth straight. New York had just five hits, but improved to 45–16, the best 61-game debut in baseball since Seattle in 2001.

Cole (6-1) scored seven runs, one run and five hits, all singles allowed.

Former Yankees Corey Kluber (3-3) countered Cole with six innings, allowing the run with two unearned runs, four hits and three strikeouts.

Clay Holmes finished ninth without a score for his 10th save, completing the Yankees’ six-hitter and their 10th shutout.

Brave 10, Citizen 4

WASHINGTON ( Associated Press) — Michael Harris II and Travis D’Arnaud each got three hits and were home for the second straight game, and Atlanta beat Washington to connect five times for their 13th consecutive win.

Atlanta hit homers back-to-back for the third game in a row, this time doing so twice. D’Arnaud and Marcel Ozuna went deep in the third inning, and Orlando Arcia and Harris followed in the sixth.

Dansby Swanson also built home for the Braves, who have scored 32 home runs during the winning streak, the longest Majors this season.

Max Fried (7-2) played 5 2/3 innings, conceding four runs on six hits, while hitting a six and scoring a run. Jackson Stephens played the last three innings for his second save.

Jackson Tetrault (0–1) made his major league debut with seven runs on nine hits in four innings.

Marlins 11, Phillies 9

PHILADELPHIA ( Associated Press) – Jesus Aguilar scored four runs and hit a double in the ninth inning to give Miami a resounding victory over Philadelphia.

Jazz Chisholm Jr., Avicel Garcia and Jacob Stallings also went deep for Miami, which has won six out of eight.

Rhys Hoskins hit two homers, hit four and scored six runs for the Phillies, who lost for the second time in their last 12 games.

After Hoskins broke an 8-all tie with his second homer of the game, a single shot from Steven Okert (3-0) in the eighth, the Marlins struck a close to Corey Nebel (2-5) and Philadelphia’s shaky defense in the ninth. Capitalized against. ,

Tanner Scott finished ninth without a score for his fifth save on the same number of occasions.

Astros 4, Rangers 3

ARLINGTON, Texas ( Associated Press) — Kyle Tucker extended his career-best hitting streak to 13 games, led with a homer in the eighth inning, and AL West-leading Houston overtook Texas.

Rangers reliever John King (1-3) retired only one of the five batsmen he faced. Before Tucker hit his 12th homer of the season, it was an RBI groundout on the pitch by Yordan Alvarez, a two-run shot that stopped a four-run blast.

Brian Abreu (4-0) bowled a scoreless seventh of three Astros relievers. Ryan Pressley worked a ninth to make his 12th save on the 14th.

Orioles 6, Blue Jays 5

TORONTO ( Associated Press) – Ryan Mountcastle hit a two-run home run, Austin Hays had a single shot and Baltimore beat Toronto.

Mountcastle made 3 for 5 with a pair of doubles and scored twice.

Jordan Lyles (4–5) scored five hits and four runs in 5 1/3 innings for the first time in four starts as the Orioles broke a seven-game losing streak against the Blue Jays. Jorge López recorded the last five outs for his ninth save on 11 occasions.

Matt Chapman homerade and rookie catcher Gabriel Moreno scored three hits and draws in the first run of his career, but could not overcome another difficult start by Toronto left-hander UC Kikuchi (2-3), whose winning streak was five. Reached the beginning.

Red Sox 6, Athletics 1

BOSTON ( Associated Press) — Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer, Nick Pivetta scored eight strong knocks as Boston beat Oakland.

Oakland had just two hits from Pivetta (6–5) until Stefan Vogt’s solo homer in the eighth broke the shutout bid. Pivetta conceded one run for three hits, scored two and scored three. Phillips Valdez completes the four-hitter.

Jared Koenig (0-2) conceded nine hits and six runs in two walks in four innings.

White Sox 5, Tigers 1

DETROIT ( Associated Press) – Chicago’s Dylan Siege conceded one run in five innings to remain unbeaten in 10 decisions against Detroit.

Clash (5-3) allowed seven hits and an unearned run on a walk. He scored eight runs in 11 career starts against the Tigers, improving 10-0 with an ERA of 1.91.

Andrew Vaughan had four hits and Louis Robert scored a pair for the White Sox.

Drew Hutchison (0-4) conceded five hits and two runs in two walks in four innings.


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