MLB roundup: Padres rout Braves as Yu Darvish earns 200th pro win


Yu Darvish pitched seven shutout innings, extending his scoreless streak to 25 innings, and earned his 200th professional victory on Sunday as the visiting San Diego Padres hammered the Atlanta Braves 9-1.

he 107th win in the major leagues for Darvish, who won 93 times in Japan. Hiroki Huroda (203) and Hideo Nomo (201) also won 200 games between the major leagues and Japan.

Darvish (4-1) allowed only two hits and one walk and struck out a season-high nine. He has not allowed a run since missing 12 games on the injured list with neck tightness. The Padres have won the first two games of the series and handed Atlanta its third consecutive loss.

Atlanta starter Bryce Elder (1-2), pitching on his 25th birthday, was knocked out after facing four batters in the fourth and failing to get an out. In three-plus innings, he allowed seven runs (six earned) on nine hits, three walks and three strikeouts. Elder never recovered from a 41-pitch first inning and wound up throwing 93 pitches.

Yankees 7, White Sox 2

Jon Berti hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fourth inning and Aaron Judge followed with a two-run home run in the fifth as host New York extended its winning streak to a season-high seven games with a victory over Chicago.

The Yankees are on their longest winning streak since also winning seven in a row Sept. 18-25, 2022 and they are 13-2 in their past 15 games. Jose Trevino added a two-run single in the second as the Yankees erased an early two-run deficit. Former Chicago starter Carlos Rodon (5-2) allowed two runs and four hits in six innings. The left-hander struck out six, walked two and won his third straight start.

Chicago starter Chris Flexen (2-4)was tagged for a season-high seven runs on eight hits in four-plus innings. He struck out four and walked one. Corey Julks homered and Zach Remillard hit an RBI triple in the second off Rodon.

Dodgers 3, Reds 2 (10 innings)

Shohei Ohtani delivered a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning and Los Angeles walked away with its third straight victory to conclude the four-game series over visiting Cincinnati.

Andy Pages hit a home run for Los Angeles, which now awaits a visit from the Arizona Diamondbacks, who knocked them out of last season’s playoffs. In his Dodgers debut, Anthony Banda (1-0) held the Reds scoreless in the top of the 10th inning.

Los Angeles opened the bottom of the 10th with Jason Heyward on second base, and Ohtani ripped a one-out hit to right off Cincinnati’s Alexis Diaz (1-3). It was Ohtani’s first walk-off hit as a member of the Dodgers. Los Angeles native Hunter Greene had eight strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings for the Reds in his homecoming, while giving up two runs on four hits.

Orioles 6, Mariners 3

Corbin Burnes struck out 11 batters and Gunnar Henderson smashed his majors-leading 15th home run as Baltimore defeated visiting Seattle.

Burnes (4-2) allowed one run on seven hits and one walk while matching his season-high strikeout total that was set in the season opener March 28. Ryan O’Hearn also homered for the Orioles, who won two of three games in the series and completed an eight-game homestand with a 5-3 record. Cedric Mullins knocked in two runs, while Colton Cowser added three hits and scored twice.

Seattle’s Luis Urias drove in two runs on a pair of hits and Luke Raley posted three hits.

Phillies 11, Nationals 4

Aaron Nola pitched seven strong innings, Alec Bohm homered and drove in five runs and Philadelphia beat visiting Washington to complete the three-game sweep.

Bryce Harper had three hits and drove in two runs for the Phillies, who have won six of seven. Nick Castellanos had three hits. Nola (6-2) allowed three runs — two earned — on two hits, both home runs.

Jesse Winker and Eddie Rosario homered for the Nationals, who have lost five straight and went 2-7 on their nine-game road trip. Washington starter Trevor Williams gave up three runs on five hits over 4 1/3 innings.

Blue Jays 5, Rays 2

Alek Manoah allowed one hit over seven shutout innings, Daniel Vogelbach had a home run among his three hits and Toronto defeated visiting Tampa Bay.

The Blue Jays avoided being swept in the three-game series and ended Tampa Bay’s four-game winning streak. In his first victory since Aug. 4, 2023, Manoah (1-1) allowed one walk and hit two batters while striking out seven.

Alejandro Kirk added a two-run double and two walks while George Springer had an RBI double, two walks and two runs. Isaac Paredes hit a two-run home run for the Rays, who completed a 5-2 road trip.

Mets 7, Marlins 3

Tyrone Taylor and Harrison Bader drove in two runs apiece in the first inning as visiting New York averted a three-game sweep by defeating Miami.

Mets starter Sean Manaea (3-1) allowed five hits and a walk in five innings, striking out four. Reed Garrett, who came on in the eighth with the Mets nursing a 4-3 lead, struck out four over two innings to get his second save. Brandon Nimmo gave New York some breathing room with a two-run homer, part of a three-run burst in the top of the ninth.

Christian Bethancourt, who began the day batting .132, brought the Marlins to within 4-3 with a home run to lead off the seventh. Starter Sixto Sanchez (0-2) made it through four innings, yielding four runs on six hits with two walks and two strikeouts.

Guardians 5, Twins 2

Will Brennan clubbed a three-run walk-off homer in the ninth and Cleveland swept a three-game series against visiting Minnesota.

After the Guardians’ Emmanuel Clase (3-1) failed to hold a 2-1 lead in the top of the ninth, Brennan picked him up when he got a hold of a curveball from Jhoan Duran (0-2).

Andres Gimenez’s two-run, first-inning homer off Twins starter Chris Paddack seemed to be all Cleveland needed to win. But Paddack buckled down, only giving up the two runs across eight innings. Paddack retired 24 of the final 25 Guardians he faced.

Pirates 3, Cubs 2

Jack Suwinski hit a solo homer and Nick Gonzales singled in two runs as visiting Pittsburgh beat Chicago to take three of four games in the series.

Mitch Keller (5-3) allowed two runs on two hits over six innings. Colin Holderman and Aroldis Chapman each pitched a scoreless inning before David Bednar worked around a two-out walk in the ninth for his 10th save.

The Cubs were outhit 10-2 and lost for the fifth time in their past seven games. Suwinski homered against Chicago starter Jameson Taillon (3-2), who yielded three runs on six hits over 4 2/3 innings.

Royals 8, Athletics 4

Brady Singer tallied nine strikeouts over six innings and Vinnie Pasquantino delivered a pinch-hit, three-run triple as Kansas City completed a three-game sweep of visiting Oakland.

Maikel Garcia finished 2-for-4 with two doubles for the Royals, while Bobby Witt Jr. doubled and tripled in three at-bats. Both had two RBIs. Singer (4-2) surrendered one run on six hits and walked one as Kansas City swept Oakland for the first time since June 2015.

Athletics starter JP Sears (3-3) allowed four runs on five hits over 4 1/3 innings. Max Schuemann, Brent Rooker (three-run homer) and JJ Bleday each had two hits for Oakland, which has lost eight straight and 13 of its last 15 since starting 17-17.

Red Sox 11, Cardinals 3

Rafael Devers hit a home run in his fifth straight game as Boston routed St. Louis to snap its four-game losing streak.

Devers hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, walked and scored twice. Dominic Smith drove in three runs and Tyler O’Neill, who came to Boston from the Cardinals in an offseason trade, went 2-for-3 with a homer, two walks and three runs.

Red Sox starting pitcher Nick Pivetta (2-2) allowed one run on one hit, a Lars Nootbaar homer, in six innings. He struck out eight with no walks. Cardinals starting pitcher Matthew Liberatore (1-2) allowed four runs on six hits in three innings.

Giants 4, Rockies 1

Matt Chapman capped a monster series with a go-ahead single, Heliot Ramos hit his first home run of the season and San Francisco completed a three-game sweep of visiting Colorado.

Jordan Hicks (4-1) combined with four relievers on a three-hitter, allowing the Giants to win a fourth straight and finish off a 6-3 homestand.

Ryan McMahon homered in the first inning, his seventh of the season, but that was the last of the Rockies scoring. Dakota Hudson (1-7) was charged with three runs (two earned) on five hits in 4 2/3 innings. He walked two and struck out three.

Astros 9, Brewers 4

Kyle Tucker recorded his sixth career multi-homer game while rookie right-hander Spencer Arrighetti pitched into the seventh inning for the first time as Houston claimed the rubber match of their interleague series with visiting Milwaukee.

Tucker, who struck out three times against Brewers starter Colin Rea, cranked his 14th and 15th home runs of the season against relievers Thyago Vieira and Mitch White, respectively. He is tied with Baltimore’s Gunnar Henderson for the major league lead. Arrighetti (2-4) allowed four runs on seven hits and two walks with six strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings.

Rea pitched 4 1/3 innings for the Brewers, allowing five runs on eight hits with four walks and five strikeouts.

Angels 4, Rangers 1

Jose Soriano threw 7 2/3 effective innings for Los Angeles, which scored four times in the seventh to post a win against Texas at Arlington, Texas.

Kevin Pillar hit a pinch-hit, two-run single to break a 1-1 tie in the seventh for the Angels’ third win in the past four games and only their third series win of the season. Soriano (2-4) allowed one run on five hits and walked two and struck out five.

Rangers starting pitcher Michael Lorenzen (2-3) allowed two runs on three hits and struck out six in 6 1/3 innings. Corey Seager hit his sixth homer of the season for Texas.

Diamondbacks 6, Tigers 4

Joc Pederson recorded three hits and drove in a pair of runs to help lead Arizona to a win over Detroit in Phoenix.

Christian Walker also plated a pair of runs on two sacrifice flies as Arizona used a two-run seventh to salvage the finale of the three-game series. Starter Jordan Montgomery allowed four runs on five hits while striking out three and walking a pair in six innings.

Spencer Torkelson hit a home run and Kerry Carpenter had a pinch-hit RBI triple, but the Tigers saw their two-game winning streak end. Detroit starter Matt Manning allowed four runs on 10 hits in five innings, striking out one and walking three.