MLB Recap 5/19/2018
Tommy Hunter got the win out of the pen for the Phillies and Greg Holland was tagged with two earned runs over two thirds of an inning, blowing yet another game for the Cardinals. His $14 million contract is looking worse and worse. Thank you for the win, Greg.
Jon Gray gets shelled yet again to the tune of five earned runs through three and two thirds innings, and Andrew McCutchen had a day going 3/5 with a pair of RBI before leaving with a bruised knee.
White Sox 5
Lucas Giolito looked strong through six and Jose Abreu hit a big fly to combine with Daniel Palka for four RBI.
In a highly anticipated matchup between Freddy Peralta and Fernando Romero, neither looked particularly sharp but the Brewers’ high powered offense got the job done even without Braun and Thames.
The Braves atone for a disappointing series opener with a convincing win to maintain first place in the East. Freeman and Albies drove the offense, and Jose Bautista was deemed irrelevant with a strong performance by Johan Camargo at 3rd. Bautista was DFA’d this morning.
The Mets rallied with three runs in the last two frames, bailing out Steven Matz with a homer from new addition Devin Mesoraco and a sac fly from fan favorite Wilmer Flores.
The Rays continue an incredibly successful series in the City of Angels with a solid win, scoring four off of Andrew Heaney who actually didn’t allow an earned run through six innings.
James Paxton threw another complete game with eight K’s and two ER, and Jean Segura hit both a triple and a home run, driving in three for Seattle.
Clayton Richard goes 7 ⅓ allowing two as the Padres grab their 19th victory.
Red Sox 6
Mookie and Benny go back to back in a big Sox win
Ten Astros hitters succumbed to Kluber’s greatness as he becomes the first to 7 wins in the AL.
Blue Jays 4
The A’s rally for five in the eighth, continuing to roll along and shocking the Birds of the North in the process.
Severino throws six innings and El Gary goes 4/5 with a double and two homers as the Yankees take down Kansas City.
The Reds recover from their Friday night embarrassment to win game one of the double header in eleven innings on Billy Hamilton’s walk off walk.
Jason Hayward has a career day with four RBI as the Cubbies take game two of the double header.
Ross Stripling strikes out nine over six innings to silence the Nationals in game one of the double header.
Matt Kemp’s pinch hit double in the ninth drives in two as the Dodgers complete the double header sweep in Washington.