Tampa Bay Rays reliever Sergio Romo will start for the second consecutive day in the finale of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, Rays manager Kevin Cash said following a 5-3 win on Saturday night.
Devin Mesoraco hit a tying, two-run homer through Citi Field's murky fog in the eighth inning, Wilmer Flores hit a game-ending sacrifice fly in the ninth and the Mets beat Arizona 5-4 to win consecutive games for the first time in a month.
ANAHEIM, Calif.–The joy of Shohei Ohtani, the greatness of Mike Trout, the wizardry of Andrelton Simmons, the pop of Justin Upton, the records of Albert Pujols. It all adds up to a pretty compelling team, and the promise of a pretty special summer.
Matt Kemp had a pinch-hit, two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers survived a sterling performance by Max Scherzer to beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 and sweep a day-night doubleheader.
Christian Yelich broke a tie with a solo home run in the top of the eighth, the bullpen pitched five scoreless innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-4 to take the first two games of the three-game series.
Ian Happ hit his second home run of the doubleheader, Jason Heyward tied his career high with four RBIs and Jose Quintana allowed one hit in seven shutdown innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-0 for a split.