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Pirates rally in 9th, erupt in 10th to beat Braves 12-5

ATLANTA (AP) — Gift Ngoepe doubled to drive in Andrew McCutchen for the go-ahead run before the Pittsburgh Pirates hit three straight homers during a seven-run 10th inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 12-5 on Wednesday night. Pittsburgh's Jose Osuna hit a bases-loaded, two-run single off Jose Ramirez in the ninth to tie it at 5.

Rendon, Roark help Nationals defeat Mariners again, 5-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — After hitting three home runs and driving in eight runs in two games following a day off, Anthony Rendon has a message for Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker: A refreshed Rendon continued doing damage Wednesday night, belting a three-run first-inning homer, his eighth of the season, in the Nationals' 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Seattle's Robinson Cano went 3 for 4, including an RBI single and a double that center fielder Michael Taylor's glove prevented from being a home run.

Padres rally late, hold off Mets in 9th for 6-5 win

NEW YORK (AP) — Hunter Renfroe snapped an eighth-inning tie with a titanic home run, Brad Hand pitched out of a huge jam in the ninth and the San Diego Padres took advantage of a floundering New York Mets bullpen in rallying for a 6-5 victory Wednesday night. After trailing by four, the Padres pulled even when Wil Myers rocketed a two-run single off the top of the right-center fence in the seventh.

Hamilton scores from first on single to lift Reds in 9th

CLEVELAND (AP) — Billy Hamilton scored from first base on Zack Cozart's two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning against closer Cody Allen to lift the Cincinnati Reds over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Wednesday night. Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer in the fourth for the Reds, who have taken two of three from their in-state rivals in their annual series.

Iglesias, Kinsler lead Tigers to 6-3 win over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Iglesias finished a triple shy of the cycle, Ian Kinsler had two hits and scored twice, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 6-3 Wednesday night to snap a three-game skid. Following an intentional walk to Miguel Cabrera, Kinsler scored on Victor Martinez's RBI grounder.

Ellsbury hurt crashing into wall; Yanks beat Royals 3-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Helped by a great first-inning catch that forced center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury from the game with a concussion and sprained neck, Luis Severino won for the first time in a month and led the New York Yankees over the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Wednesday night. New York tacked on runs with Matt Holliday's sacrifice fly in the sixth and Brett Gardner's RBI single over a drawn-in infield in the seventh.

Red Sox score 7 in 7th to beat Rangers 9-4

BOSTON (AP) — Dustin Pedroia waved home the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch, then singled in two more during Boston's seven-run seventh inning on Wednesday night and the Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 9-4 for their third straight victory. Chris Sale (5-2) struck out six, falling short in his attempt to become the first pitcher in baseball's modern era to strike out at least 10 batters in nine straight games in one season.

Gray fans 11, Davis homers as A’s top Marlins 4-1

(AP) — Sonny Gray wanted to lighten the mood in the Athletics' clubhouse before the game so he lit a few candles in an adjacent locker, lowered the lights and had peaceful, pan-flute music piped into the overhead speakers. Gray struck out a season-high 11 over seven innings, Khris Davis homered and the A's beat the Marlins 4-1 on Wednesday.

Astros on pace for much fewer stolen bases this season

Astros on pace for much fewer stolen bases this season. Through more than a quarter of the season, the Astros have attempted to steal bases much less frequently than they did in A.J.

McCullers extends scoreless streak to 22 innings

Astros young starter continues to make history.


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